How do I - Create a Community

Who can use this feature? 
GovTEAMS Members and Partners can create communities.

Members

Partners

  1. Log in to your  GovTEAMS Dashboard.
  2. Click Create Community.
  3. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions
  4. Add your Community Details.
  5. Select a Community Type:
    • Private (recommended): easily discoverable, members must request or be invited to join.
    • Hidden: Not discoverable by anyone, members must be invited to join.
    • Open: Easily discoverable, content is public, and any member can join and view.
  6. Select Next. Your community will be created within a few minutes. You will be notified via email and a Microsoft Teams alert.

 


Video:

Video: Create Community (no audio)

Downloadable Resources:

  1. Log in to your GovTEAMS Dashboard.
  2. Click Create Community.
  3. Read and accept the Terms and Conditions
  4. Add your Community Details.
  5. Select a Community Type:
    • Private (recommended): easily discoverable, members must request or be invited to join.
    • Hidden: Not discoverable by anyone, members must be invited to join.
  6. Select Next. Your community will be created within a few minutes, and you will be notified via email and a Microsoft Teams alert.

Tip: Want to create an open community? Contact us to find out how.

 

 


Video:

Video: Create Community (no audio)

 

Downloadable Resources:

 

Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

 

Who can create a community?

GovTEAMS Members and Partners can create communities.

Is there a limit to how many communities I can create?

No. You can create as many communities as needed.

How long does it take for the community to be created?

Your community will be created within a matter of minutes. Once created you will be notified via email and Microsoft Teams alert.

Is Microsoft Teams and SharePoint included in my community?

Community owners can set whether Microsoft Teams and/or SharePoint are available for their community.

How much storage space does each community have?

Each community can store up to 200GB.

How do I change my community permissions?

Please visit the GovTEAMS Academy (sign in required) for advice on how to set up your community.