Here are our ‘How to’ Guides on getting the most out of Microsoft Teams. They are short and easy-to-follow videos for you, the end-user.

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TEAMS: Turn a quick email into a message

We love Microsoft Teams, but sometimes it’s quicker to share your thoughts via email. In this video, we’ll show you how to send an email directly into your Teams channel.

TEAMS: Swap to the right mic during a call

You’re on a Teams call and you’re talking, but no one can hear you. It’s happened to us all. In this video, we’ll show you how to fix your microphone quickly, without having to leave the call.

TEAMS: Stop writing posts that are 1 sentence long

Every time you hit Enter in a Teams chat, you send a separate short message, which isn’t great for getting you full point across. In this video we’ll show you how to communicate effectively, without the multiple messages.

TEAMS: Share the right screen during a call

When sharing your screen during a Teams call, you want to be sure you’re not showing anything confidential or embarrassing. We’ll show you how to display only the information you want.

TEAMS: Setup your camera and mic before a call

Avoid the embarrassing tech fails at the beginning of Teams calls by setting up your camera and microphone before the call. Watch this, do it now, thank us later.

TEAMS: Find out if someone is free without having to check

Need to get in touch with someone but not sure if they’re free? In this video, we’ll show you how to find out if someone is available without having to continually check.

TEAMS: Create a personal voicemail message

Give Teams the personal touch. When receiving calls in Teams, you can now create a personal voicemail message for your colleagues. In this video we show you how.

TEAMS: Change your background on a video call

Got a video call to be on, but your room isn’t appropriate? You can blur your background or change it in Teams? Here’s how to make your backdrop look professional, without having to do redecorate or tidy up!!

 

TEAMS: Look like you are in one room

Remote working is great, but you can still miss that ‘together’ feeling when you’re on a Teams call. Here’s how to make it look like you’re all in the same room.

 

TEAMS: Master ALL the shortcuts

Shortcuts are brilliant, but only if you know about them. Here is how to see all of Teams shortcuts in one place. It’ll change the way you use Teams.

 

TEAMS: Only allow interruptions from your boss

Everyone wants time to work free from interruptions. But what if your boss is trying to contact you? This video shows you how to use Priority Access to block everyone except your boss.

 

TEAMS: Quickly mute your mic during a call

How many Teams calls are interrupted by background noises? This really easy shortcut shows how to quickly mute,  so your co-workers don’t have to listen to every cough, sneeze or dog bark.

 

TEAMS: Quickly turn off your camera during a call

Have you ever been on a really important Teams call, only to be interrupted by your children or pets in the background? We’ve used a famous viral video to demonstrate how to quickly turn off your camera.

 

TEAMS: Send messages without breaking your workflow

The messaging facility in Teams is Awesome, but it can break your concentration. In this how-to video, we show you a different way to use messages without having to leave the screen you’re working on.

 

TEAMS: Stop the pings with Do Not Disturb mode

If you’re finding it difficult to get work done due to constant interruptions, then you need the Teams version of a closed door. Here’s how to turn on Do Not Disturb and silence the chat.

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