Install the Assembly Microsoft Teams chat app

Updated on
August 2, 2023

If your organization uses Microsoft Teams as a chat platform, you can easily integrate Assembly directly into your Microsoft Teams workspace to use Assembly directly from Teams. Whether or not you are connected to an identity provider, you always have the option to install Assembly directly into Microsoft Teams. 

NOTE: This help article is for setting up Assembly as a Microsoft Teams integration. This does not manage Assembly membership. To manage your members (adding/removing employees programmatically) through Office 365, please see our help article to Connect your Assembly to Office 365.

Who can use this feature?

Only Microsoft Teams Global Admins can install the MS Teams chat app.

What to expect

  • You can install Assembly into your Teams account by clicking a button within Assembly, or by searching for the app directly within Teams.
  • In order to provide the Assembly app to your entire organization, the person installing the app must be an MS Teams Global Admin (otherwise the app will only be visible to the individual installing it)
  • You can connect to both Microsoft Teams and Slack at the same time.
  • All plans can connect their Assembly account to Microsoft Teams. 
  • Once installed, anyone in Microsoft Teams who is part of your Assembly can use Assembly

Installing the Assembly app in Teams from within Assembly

  1. From within Assembly, go to
  2. Click Install.
  3. Follow the directions from within Teams.
  4. The app will now appear for everyone in your organization (provided you are a global admin in Teams).
  5. You can click and drag the Assembly app icon to appear in the order you would like it to in your Teams’ left menu.

How to push the Assembly app globally to your workforce (for IT Teams/Global Admins)

  1. Log into (or go directly to 
  2. In the left menu, click Team Apps.
  3. Under Team Apps, click Setup Policies.
  4. Under Installed Apps, click Add apps.
  5. Search for Assembly and click ‘Add’.
  6. This will add Assembly for all your employees in Teams.
  7. To pin the app to make it more visible, under Pinned Apps click ‘+Add apps’.
  8. Search for Assembly and click ‘Add’.
  9. You can click and drag the Assembly app icon to appear in the order you would like it to in your Teams’ left menu.