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Pinned Article Microsoft Teams: User Guide

User guide for Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft 365: Sharing a file from OneDrive or Microsoft Teams

Instructions for sharing a file from OneDrive or Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Outlook: Disable Automatic Teams Meetings for All Meetings

Enable or Disable Teams Adding Online Meetings to all Meetings

Microsoft Teams and Google Workspace Comparison

Microsoft 365 and Google Workspace are productivity tools that let users perform tasks such as email, calendars, creating documents, spreadsheets and presentations, video conferencing, file management, and collaboration. The critical difference between them is that Microsoft 365 has desktop versions and is more feature-rich, whereas Google is only cloud-based. Review the comparison charts below which highlight the high points for each application’s main capabilities.

Microsoft Teams Polls: Retrieving Your Polling Data

Instructions on accessing the polling data from a poll created and run within a chat, channel, or Teams meeting.

Microsoft Teams: Add a Poll to a Teams Meeting

Instructions on adding the Poll app to a Microsoft Teams meeting.

Microsoft Teams: Add Guests External to the University

This article will explain how to add people to teams who are not affiliated with the university.

Microsoft Teams: Add Members to a Team

This article will walk you through the steps to add an additional member to your Team as well as provide information for managing your Team.

Microsoft Teams: Add People to a Chat

Instructions for adding individuals to a Microsoft Teams chat.

Microsoft Teams: Add People to a Chat

Instructions for adding individuals to a Microsoft Teams chat.

Microsoft Teams: Adjusting Noise Suppression Settings

Periodically you may find your surroundings are less than ideal. Microsoft Teams does provide settings to assist with noise suppression. This article will walk you through changing the noise suppression settings for a meeting.

Microsoft Teams: Attendance

Microsoft Teams offers users the ability to access and download meeting attendance data.

Microsoft Teams: Breakout Rooms

Microsoft Teams Breakout Rooms

Microsoft Teams: Change or Add Your Profile Picture for all Microsoft 365 Products

This article gives instructions on how to change or add your profile picture for Microsoft 365 products using MS Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Channel Conversations and Announcements

This short article will walk you through the process of creating an attention-grabbing, customized MS Teams Channel Announcement.

Microsoft Teams: Chat

In Microsoft Teams, chatting is a big deal. It's where everything happens! Whether you're talking one-on-one, chatting in groups, or having conversations in channels, chat has you covered.

Microsoft Teams: Closed Captioning and Uploading to Canvas

This article will provide tips on enabling closed caption with MS Teams and provide steps for adding the meeting video file to Canvas.

Microsoft Teams: Create a Microsoft Class Team for Instructors

This article will provide directions for instructors on how to create a class team.

Microsoft Teams: Create a Team

This article will provide instructions on how to create a MS Team.

Microsoft Teams: Create an Announcement for Everyone

This article will provide instructions on how to create an Announcement for Everyone in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Creating Channels

This article provides instructions on how to create channels in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Delete Files in Chats or Channels

This article provides instructions on how to delete files in either a channel or a chat in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams: Difference Between a Chat and a Channel

This article provides information on the differences between Channels and Chats in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: File Management

File management in Microsoft Teams is the process of organizing, sharing, and collaborating on files within the Teams app.

Microsoft Teams: Hidden Channels

Instructions on hiding and showing channels in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Hide, Unhide, and Delete Teams

A brief article walking through the steps for hiding, unhiding, or deleting a Team.

Microsoft Teams: Manage and Sync Files with your Computer

Using Teams, you can synchronize your SharePoint and Teams files to a folder on your local computer or device. This allows you to access your files all the time when the file is set as Always keep on this device. Otherwise, the file will download when you access it. Any files you update when you are offline will be updated to your Teams files once connection is established.

Microsoft Teams: Managing Channels

This article provides instructions on how to manage channels in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Meet App

Instructions for pinning the Meet app in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Meeting Security

This article provides a brief summary of the settings available in Microsoft Teams Meetings to deter unwanted visitors to your meetings.

Microsoft Teams: Meeting Tips to Screen Share, Record, & Take Notes

This article shares Microsoft Teams meeting tips such as screen share, recording, and notes.

Microsoft Teams: Meetings, Webinars, and Live Events

This article provides a brief overview of the features of Teams meetings, webinars, and live events.

Microsoft Teams: Mute All Meeting Participants

A helpful feature in Teams, Mute All, provides the ability to minimize distractions and extraneous noise of participants – this is especially helpful as participants arrive into the meeting or at the beginning of a meeting. This article will walk you through the steps for muting all meeting participants.

Microsoft Teams: New Teams vs Classic Teams

Comparison between New Teams versus Classic Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Notifications and Activity

How to use MS Teams Notifications and Activity.

Microsoft Teams: Pin a Chat Conversation to Keep it at the Top of Your Chats list

This article provides the steps to pin a chat to the top of your list in MS Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Pin a Chat Message within a Conversation

Instructions on how to pin an MS Teams chat message within a conversation.

Microsoft Teams: Polls

Polls in Teams provide a quick and easy way to survey your audience in a Teams Meeting or via Teams Chats or Channels.

Microsoft Teams: Posting a Message to a Channel

Posting a message to a Microsoft Team Channel.

Microsoft Teams: Presenter Modes

During Teams meetings Presenter Mode allows you to change the view depending on your purpose and content. The following article will walk you through the steps for using Presenter Mode in your Teams meeting.

Microsoft Teams: Private Channels

This article will provide instructions on how to create a private channel in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Rename a Chat

This article will provide instructions on how to rename a Chat in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Restore a Deleted Channel

Instructions for restoring a deleted Microsoft Teams Channel.

Microsoft Teams: Schedule a Webinar

Instructions on how to create a webinar in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Scheduling Meetings

This article will explain how to schedule a meeting with Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Send a Teams Chat at a Scheduled Time

This article covers how to delay or schedule a message to be sent in Teams chat.

Microsoft Teams: Set up a Chat, Phone, or Video meeting with a Small Group

This article provides instructions on how to set up a Chat, Phone, or Video meeting with a small group in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Set up a Chat, Phone, or Video meeting with One Person

This article will provide directions on setting up a Chat, Phone, or Video meeting with one person in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Share a File in a Chat

This short article will walk you through the basic steps for adding and sending a file from a MS Teams chat.

Microsoft Teams: Share Your Computer Sound along with Screenshare

Share your computer sounds in a Microsoft Teams video meeting.

Microsoft Teams: Spotlight Feature

Spotlight feature in MS Teams is similar to Pin in Zoom.

Microsoft Teams: Start an Impromptu Meeting

This article will provide information on using MS Teams either online or with the desktop application.

Microsoft Teams: Switch Layout

Instructions on switching MS Teams view between Grid View and List View.

Microsoft Teams: Take Control of a PowerPoint While Presenting

How to take control and share a PowerPoint presentation in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Upload a File to a Channel

This article will provide instructions on how to upload a file to a channel in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Upload a file to a Chat

This article will provide instructions on how to upload a file to a Chat in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams: Using @Mentions in Chats and Posts

In summary, @mentions in Teams offers numerous advantages for higher education by promoting effective communication, seamless collaboration, and streamlined interactions.

Microsoft Teams: Using the "Updates" app

Updates in Teams is a ready-to-use application designed to facilitate seamless communication and task management within the higher education setting.

Microsoft Teams: Voicemail

A brief article outlining the Voicemail feature in Microsoft Teams.