Manage settings in Shifts

Applies to: Office for business, Microsoft Teams.

In this article

Set the time zone

Set the start of the week

Add or edit time off request types

Turn on Open shifts

Set the time zone

  1. Click Settings in the top left corner of the app.
  2. Choose the specific team’s time zone under Team time zone, and then pick the most suited option under Closest city.

    Set the time zone in Shifts for Microsoft Teams

Set the start of the week

According to your organisation’s specifics, you might want to set the start of the work week to another day.

  1. Select Settings in the top left corner of the app.
  2. Pick your desired day of the week for starting your schedules below Start of week.

Turn on Open shifts

To enable employees on a team to see and request open shifts on the schedule, find Settings in the top left corner of the app and change the Open shifts toggle to On.

Add or edit time off requests

You can insert and modify the types of time off requests you provide to employees.

  1. Select Settings in the top left corner of the app.

    Add or edit time off requests in Microsoft Teams Shifts
  2. Create, erase, or alter the options people can select to request time off in the Requests section.

Want to know more?

Read more about Shifts

For IT admins

Manage the Shifts app for your organisation

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