Install the MS Teams Desktop Application


How to open MS Teams and install the desktop app

  1. Login to your MS365 on It is recommended to use Chrome or Edge.
  2. Click on the MS Teams App icon.
  3. Teams will open in a new browser tab.
  4. You can continue with MS Teams in the browser tab or download the MS Teams Desktop App.
    • Download the desktop app from your profile icon. You will see an.exe file download in the left-hand corner of your browser.
    • Install the app, by clicking on the .exe file once the download has completed.
    • Sign in with your student email and student credentials when prompted to complete the installation.

Note:  If you are accessing Teams on a smartphone or tablet, download the app from the Play or App Store. The Safari browser may cause login issues on Teams. Use Chrome as an alternative.

Useful Link - How to join an online teaching session from MyDMU Timetable


If you are working from a staff computer or have signed into your browser with your personal account and/or already have MS Teams installed but signed in with a non-DMU account, you will need to use a different browser mode to access MS365 and MS Teams as a student. 

Please see these guides on how to access MS365 and MS Teams via the Incognito (Chrome) or InPrivate (Edge) browser modes.


  • Last Updated 14 Apr, 2022
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