How To Get Started With Brian via MS Teams 

User and admin guides to installing, using, and benefiting from Brian for MS Teams

Find out how to ‘add’ AskBrian app into MS Teams if your MS Teams admin already installed the app for you

Find out how to install the MS Teams AskBrian app and how to make it available for all your team members

Learn how Brian works via MS Teams, how you gain access and how you can become a Pro

A) Individual User Guide:
How To Start Using Brian via MS Teams

MS Teams Admin? Please continue reading here.

Step One: Click on “Apps”

step one click on apps brian for ms teams

Step Two: Click on “AskBrian” in the “Built for your org” part of the store page (or if not shown, click on “See all”, and if you still can‘t see it, ask your MS Teams admin to follow the steps below to install the app)

step two adding askbrian in the built for your org

Step Three: Click on “Add”, now the AskBrian App opens automatically

click add step three to adding brian to ms teams

Step Four: Right-click on the AskBrian App, and “Pin” it

pin brian for your ms teams dashboard part four

Congratulations, you’re ready to use Brian! Start a conversation or ask him about his skills.

brian for ms teams skills

For example, this is how you can use Brian for MS Teams: 


Explore the introduction tab, request tasks from Brian using the “chat” function, and expect a response in a matter of seconds! It’s that easy.

Additional  Information: 

  • If you can not find the AskBrian app in the app store, ask your MS Teams Admin to install applying the steps below

  • You can communicate with Brian via the MS Teams App, or you can find him also in the “Chat” section of your MS Teams application

  • Brian authorizes all your requests using the email address you are using with your MS Teams account (Via MS Teams you can now access the same skills as you do via your email!)

B) System Admin Guide:
How To Install Brian in MS Teams

MS Teams User? Please read here.

Step One: Download the AskBrian MS Teams zip file (last update: 31.03.2022)

Step Two: Click on “Apps”

step one click on apps brian for ms teams

Step Three: Click on “Upload for my org.” on the sidebar in the app store

Upload Brian for MS Teams

Step Four: Select the AskBrian zip file you downloaded in step one for download

Please consider, these are the permissions you provide:

  • Receive messages and data that I provide to it
  • Send me messages and notifications
  • Access my profile information such as my name, email address, company name, and preferred language

You’re all set! “AskBrian” should appear in the “Built for your org” part of the App Store.

step two adding askbrian in the built for your org

Do you have any additional questions? Check out Brian’s FAQ page to find solutions to any problems you may encounter.