365 TEAMS: Blur or change your background on a video call
If you find yourself on a video call but your current room setup is not suitable for work, there’s a helpful feature in Teams that allows you to blur or replace your background. This way, you can maintain a professional backdrop without having to tidy up. Here’s how to utilize this feature.
365 TEAMS: Look like you are in one room
While remote working offers numerous benefits, it can be challenging to recreate the feeling of being together when communicating over Teams. However, there are ways to create a virtual environment that gives the impression that everyone is in the same room.
365 TEAMS: Master ALL the shortcuts
Shortcuts can significantly improve your workflow, but their usefulness is limited if you’re unaware of them. To view all available shortcuts in Teams, utilize this useful tip that consolidates them in one location. This feature has the potential to revolutionize the way you interact with Teams.
365 TEAMS: Only allow interruptions from your boss
Finding uninterrupted time to work is crucial for everyone, but what if you’re expecting important communication from your boss? This video demonstrates how to utilize Priority Access, which permits only your boss to contact you while blocking other interruptions.
365 TEAMS: Quickly mute your mic during a call
Have you ever been on a Teams call that was disrupted by unwanted background noise? This straightforward shortcut demonstrates how to promptly mute your microphone, eliminating the need for your colleagues to endure every cough, sneeze, or dog bark.
365 TEAMS: Quickly turn off your camera during a call
Have you ever experienced an instance where your children or pets interrupted an essential Teams call? To swiftly deactivate your camera, we’ve utilized a well-known viral video clip as an illustration.
365 TEAMS: Send messages without breaking your workflow
While the messaging feature in Teams is useful, it can potentially disrupt your focus and productivity. This video highlights an alternative approach to utilizing messages without having to switch screens and lose your workflow.
365 TEAMS: Stop the pings with Do Not Disturb mode
If frequent interruptions are hindering your productivity, you might need the Teams equivalent of a closed door. Here’s a simple guide on how to activate Do Not Disturb mode and silence the constant pinging notifications.
365 TEAMS: Turn a quick email into a message
Although we appreciate the functionality of Microsoft Teams, there are moments when communicating via email is more efficient. This video tutorial demonstrates how to transmit an email directly into your Teams channel.
365 TEAMS: Swap to the right mic during a call
We’ve all experienced being on a Teams call where we speak, but nobody hears us. In this video, we’ll demonstrate how to promptly resolve microphone issues without the need to leave the call.
365 TEAMS: Stop writing posts that are 1 sentence long
When you hit Enter in a Teams chat, each press sends a separate short message, which can be ineffective in conveying your complete point. This video tutorial demonstrates how to communicate effectively in Teams chats without sending multiple messages.
365 TEAMS: Share the right screen during a call
During a Teams call, it’s crucial to ensure that your shared screen doesn’t display any confidential or embarrassing information. In this video, we’ll demonstrate how to exhibit only the specific details you want to share.
365 TEAMS: Setup your camera and mic before a call
To prevent awkward technical mishaps at the start of Teams calls, take the time to configure your camera and microphone beforehand. Check out this video tutorial and set them up now, thank us later.
365 TEAMS: Find out if someone is free without having to check
If you need to reach out to someone but aren’t certain if they’re available, this video tutorial will demonstrate how to determine their status without repeatedly checking.
365 TEAMS: Create a personal voicemail message
You can add a personal touch to your Teams experience by creating a custom voicemail greeting for your colleagues when they call. Check out this video tutorial to learn how.