Build collaborative apps with Microsoft Teams
Give your customers a collaborative experience they'll love. You bring your ideas, we bring the tools to get you there.
What are collaborative apps?
Collaborative apps bring teams together, enabling seamless communication and collaboration. With Teams, you can build collaborative apps that are:
Empower seamless work. Eliminate barriers and interruptions, and meet users where and when they work.
Bring business workflows, contextualized data, and actionable insights into every interaction – in real-time and over time.
Unlock business insights and open new frontiers of operational intelligence.
Transform your ideas into collaborative experiences
Bring your app into Teams
Create applications that meet users in their flow of work. Bring business processes, contextualized data, and actionable insights together to create collaborative experiences your customers will love.
Bring Teams into your app
Extend what your app can do with Teams functionality such as video calling, telephony, or chat, using the building blocks in Azure Communication Services. Plus, bring data and insights from Microsoft 365 to your app with Microsoft Graph.
Watch the livestream: Build once, deploy efficiently, connect across Microsoft 365
The livestream unveils the latest features for deploying Microsoft Teams apps across Microsoft 365, including Outlook.
Get started building your Teams app with these quick starts
Build a Teams tab app
Bring in embedded web experiences and content.
Build a Teams bot app
Automate conversations with users.
Build a Teams message extension app
Get app content right into a message.
Build a customer-facing meeting app
Connect with customers through Azure Communication Services.
Resources to help you get started
Try the instant sandbox
Join our Microsoft 365 Developer Program to get a free, renewable 90-day developer subscription to develop Teams solutions.
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