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To create your Teams Class first you must turn on Microsoft Sync and start Microsoft Sync in Canvas to set up the feature. This must be done in each course that you would like to use Microsoft Class Teams integration.

Note: If you have set up the Teams Meetings integration in this course already skip to the next step.
  1. Go to Settings (A) in your Canvas course
  2. In the Settings tab of your course, select Integrations (B)
  3. Under Integrations, click the toggle under State (C). The toggle will turn green with a check mark as shown. Next, click the arrow beside Microsoft Sync (D) to expand the menu.
  4. Click Sync Now (E) to create a Microsoft Class Team for the course. The Team creation may take several minutes. The Status will change to Sync manually scheduled.
Note: You do not have to wait on the Sync to complete to perform the next step.
  1. The next step is to add Microsoft Teams Classes to your Course Navigation. Select Navigation (A).
  2. Scroll down to the bottom of the Navigation tab until Microsoft Teams Classes is visible. Click the three vertical dots (B) beside Microsoft Teams Classes, then click +Enable (C), then Save (D).
  3. Microsoft Teams Classes is now at the bottom of the Course Navigation menu above Settings. To move Class Teams (D) up in the Course Navigation menu, click-and-hold , then drag it to the preferred position, then scroll down to click Save (E) at the bottom of the screen.
  1. Now that Microsoft Teams Classes has been placed into the Course Navigation and the changes saved, select Microsoft Teams classes (A) from Course Navigation.
  2. You may be asked to sign in with your Microsoft Account. If you see this screen, click Sign In (B). Sign in with your UAB email address, you will then be redirected to the UAB sign in.
  3. There may be a short delay the first time, when the page is finished loading click on your Microsoft Teams Class (C) that bears the name of the course.

    Note: It may take up to 10 minutes for the Microsoft Team to appear if you just followed the steps to create the team.
  4. Another Browser Tab will open, showing the screen below. If you do not have the PC/Mac Microsoft Teams app installed, click Get the Teams app (D) and follow the instructions to install the app or use the web app instead. If you already have Microsoft Teams installed, click Launch it now (E).
  5. In your Microsoft Teams Class inside of Microsoft Teams there will be a message Welcome to [Your course name] in the center.
    • Upload resources using the Files (F) tab or Class Materials (G) button.
    • Start New Conversations (H) with the class.
    • A OneNote Class Notebook (I) can be created.
    • Your Class Team and its contents is invisible to students until you Activate the Team. Press Activate (J) when you are ready for students to have access to the Class Team.

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