Powell Teams prerequisites

Powell Teams is an app that can be used in your Microsoft Teams environment to enhance collaboration and governance within your organization. To use and install Powell Teams, there are certain prerequisites that need to be met.


Prerequisites to Use Powell Teams

To use Powell Teams, users must have an appropriate Microsoft 365 license that includes access to Microsoft Teams.


Prerequisites to Install Powell Teams

To install Powell Teams in your Microsoft 365 environment, the following prerequisites must be met:

  1. Access to the Microsoft Teams store: You need access to the Microsoft Teams store to select and install the Powell Teams application in Microsoft Teams. (external link: Manage app access in  the Microsoft Teams store)

  2. Access to the root SharePoint site for everyone: Users need to have at least read access to the default root SharePoint site in your Microsoft 365 environment  (This is the default configuration set by Microsoft)

  3. Be a global Microsoft 365 administrator (for the deployment only)

Data access

Additionally, to allow the Powell Teams app to read and display content from your Microsoft Teams environment, you must consent to the following Azure Directory apps:

  • For delegated access (connected user access rights)
  • For app access (advanced rights for Powell Teams administrators)

For more information on authentication and security access, please refer to the relevant article.


By meeting these prerequisites, you can successfully use and install Powell Teams in your Microsoft 365 environment.

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