Microsoft Teams Quick Start – Video: What is Microsoft Teams?

Using Microsoft Teams on your PC, Mac, or mobile device, you can:

  • Assemble a team.
  • Utilise chat rather than e-mail.
  • Securely alter files simultaneously.
  • View likes, @mentions, and replies with only one tap.
  • Customise it by inserting notes, web sites, and apps.

Quick Start

Video – What is Microsoft Teams?

Sign in and get started

Chat and share files

Collaborate

Set up your mobile apps

Learn more

Beginner

Teams and channels

Basics

Learn about teams and channels

Team owner, member, and guest capabilities

Video: Go to guide for team owners

Video: Get your team up and running

Work in teams

Learn about teams and channels

Team owner, member, and guest capabilities

Add members to a team

Manage team settings and permissions

View analytics for your teams

Show or hide a team or channel

Find more information about a teammate

Use @mentions to get someone’s attention

Using tags in Teams

Add content and notes to a team

Reorder the teams list

Leave a team

Ways to join a team

Find and join a team

Use a link or code to join a team

Create a link or a code for joining a team

Ways to create a team

Create a team from scratch

Create a team from an existing team

Create a team from an existing group

Work in channels

Learn about teams and channels

Teams can have standard or private channels

Show or hide a team or channel

Team member and guest capabilities

Customize channel notifications

Check a channel for notifications

Delete a channel

Create or manage channels

Create a channel

Change moderator roles and settings in a channel

Share info in a channel

Send a message to a channel

Send an announcement to a channel

Send an email to a channel

Cross-post a channel conversation 

Share between Teams and Outlook

Share to Outlook from Teams

Reply to missed activity emails from Outlook

For team owners

Team owner capabilities

Create a team from scratch

Create a team from an existing group

Create a team from an existing team

Add members to a team

Accept or deny requests to join a team

Make someone a team owner

Change team settings

Renew a team

Make a public team private

Delete a team

Remove someone from a team

Archive or restore a team

Manage channels

Set guest permissions for channels

Change moderator roles and settings in a channel

Add guests

Add guests to a team

Guest capabilities in Teams

Intermediate

Notifications and settings

Notifications

Manage notifications

Six things to know about notifications

Troubleshoot notifications for Teams mobile apps

Fix notification issues in the Android app

Explore the Activity feed

Personalise

Reorder your teams list

Change your picture

Change app settings

Change the app theme

Customize the Activity feed

Favorite a team

Manage team settings

Status

Change your status

Set your status message

See who’s online

Accessibility

Accessibility support for Microsoft Teams

Switch to high contrast mode

Use a screen reader

Keyboard shortcuts

Answer a call with the keyboard

Navigate conversations with the keyboard

Zoom in and out

Change message font size

Chat in Microsoft Teams

Basics

Six things to know about chat

Start a chat

Send a message to a channel

Video: Create and format a post

Hide, mute, or pin a chat

Pop out a chat

Share your screen in a chat

Create, edit, or delete a contact group

Video: Start chats and make calls

Do your one-on-ones in Teams

Use Teams with Skype

Send and read

Send and read messages

Format a message

Copy and paste in messages

Edit or delete a sent message

Use read receipts for messages in Teams

Send a file, picture, or link

Send an emoji, GIF, or sticker in Teams

Like or react to messages

Mark a message as saved or unread

Mark a message as important or urgent

Send Praise to people

Translate a message

Send code snippets in a message

Use Markdown formatting

Use Immersive Reader

Share to Outlook from Teams

Send messages to Skype for Business users from Teams

Group chats

Four things to know about group chats

Start a group chat

Hide, mute, or pin a chat

Share your screen in a chat

Leave or remove someone from a group chat

Find and filter

Search for a message

Resume an old conversation 

Video: Save a post or message

Filter the activity feed

Video: Filter your activity feed

Meetings and calls

Basics

Meetings

Overview of meetings in Teams

Join a meeting

Using video in Microsoft Teams

Calls

Start a call from a chat

Call a phone number

Answer a call

Live events

Get started with live events

Schedule a live event

Attend a live event

Meetings

Join a meeting

Join a meeting

Video: Join a Teams meeting

Join a meeting without a Teams account

Participate in a meeting from the mobile app

Participate in a meeting on Surface Hub

Join a Skype for Business meeting on Surface Hub

Call in to a meeting

During a meeting

Using video in Microsoft Teams

Change your video background

Adjust your view

Share content

Video: Show your screen during a meeting

Take meeting notes

Raise your hand

Multitasking in a meeting

Video: Move around during a Teams meeting

Manage audio settings

Change participant settings

Download an attendance report

Whiteboard

Share system audio

Keyboard shortcuts for Teams meetings

End a meeting for everyone in attendance

Set up a meeting

Schedule a meeting

Schedule a Teams meeting from Outlook

Start an instant meeting

Video: Create instant meetings with Meet now

Start a new Teams meeting on Surface Hub

Invite people to a meeting

Video: Tip: Meet in a channel

See all your meetings

Video: Manage meetings

Add a dial-in number for a meeting

Record a meeting

Record a meeting

Play and share a meeting recording

Delete a meeting recording

Edit a recording transcript

Calls

Make calls

Start a call from a chat

Call a phone number

Answer a call

Add someone to a call

Make multiple calls at the same time

Put a call on hold

Transfer a call

Manage calls

Manage your call settings

Call forwarding, call groups, and simultaneous ring

Share a phone line with a delegate

Park a call

Check your voicemail

View or add contacts

View your call history

Turn off automatic video in a call

Control calls using a headset

Live events

Get started with live events

Live event organiser checklist

Schedule a live event

Invite attendees

Produce using Teams

Produce using an external app or device

Best practices for producing

Present in a live event

Share system audio

Attend a live event

Participate in a Q&A

Use live captions

Manage event recording and reports

Use Teams for tier 1 events

Files

Use and share files

Explore the Files list

Edit a file

Download a file

Share a file

Share a file with someone outside your team

Get a link to a file

Move or copy files

Sync file libraries to a team

Recover deleted files

File storage

Cloud storage

Add a cloud storage service

Share a file from cloud storage

Share a folder from cloud storage

Add third-party apps to the Files app on iOS

Sign-in issues

Expert

Basics

General

Five things to know about apps

Video: Use apps in Teams

Add or remove an app

Use an app in a tab or channel

Insert app content into a message

Get app notifications in a channel (Connectors)

Chat with a bot

Use an app with a personal view

Report a problem with an app

Team owners 

Turn off adding apps

Developers 

Build a custom app

Organise apps

Access your apps

Pin an app for easy access

Personal use

Use an app with a personal view

Shifts

Video: What is Shifts?

Get started in Shifts

Video: Create a Shifts schedule

Fill out a schedule

Keyboard shortcuts for Shifts

View the team schedule

Copy or export a schedule

Manage settings

Video: Manage a Shifts schedule

Manage your shifts

Time off and availability

Set up Time Clock

Clock in and out using Time Clock

Export time reporting

Bookings

Overview of Bookings in Teams

For schedulers

Set up a booking calendar for a business or department

Add staff members to a booking calendar

Create appointment types with corresponding emails

Schedule a booking

Filter a booking calendar to view select staff schedules

For attendees

Join a Bookings appointment – External attendees

Join, conduct, and end a Bookings appointment – Staff attendees

Additional resources

How Microsoft Teams helps industries (healthcare, finance, etc.) meet compliance

More apps

OneNote

Add a OneNote notebook

Access notes outside the app

Wiki

Add and use a Wiki tab

Edit and format a Wiki tab

Patients 

Get started in Patients

Kaizala

Create a Checklist

Create a Poll

Create a Survey

More apps

Add and use a Planner tab

Add a Kanban board

Add a Power BI tab

Add and use a Stream tab

Use the Organisation tab

Troubleshoot the Website tab

Create, edit, and collaborate on a form

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