Useful Microsoft Teams Tips & Tricks for Beginners

    I’m going to show you how to get better productivity using Microsoft teams tips and tricks.

    Useful Microsoft Teams Tip & Tricks for beginners.

    Enable Dark Mode/Dark Theme

    It a very useful for long-hours users and those who get eyestrain easily with the default white background. To change or enable the dark theme:

    • Click the “ Profile icon “.
    • Enter “ Settings ”.
    • On the theme section, choose “ Dark Theme “.

    Disable/Change Notifications

    Working with the app and getting notifications every five minutes seems distracting & annoying. Fortunately, all notifications can be adjusted or disabled:

    • Go to your “ Profile “.
    • Go to ” Settings “.
    • Click “ Notifications ” to change/disable/manage.

    How To Save Messages

    A useful everyday tip when you have multiple chats teams and channels. With this feature, you can’t lose those important messages from a colleague, with the save option. To save a message:

    • Move the cursor to the right sub-corner of the message.
    • Click on the “Ellipsis (option) Button”.
    • Click “ Save This Message”.

    To find all saved messages:

    • Click on your “Profile”.
    • Click on “Saved”. All saved messages are now on the left side.

    How To Pin Channels/Teams Page

    A feature for those with a lot of channels/Teams. To keep an overview of your essential teams and channels you can pin them to always be at the top of the list on the team’s page.

    • At the left-hand tab, Click “ Teams “.
    • Navigate to the “Channel”.
    • Click the “Ellipsis(•••) Button”.
    • Click “Pin”.

    Use Command To Navigate Microsoft Team/Channel

    Here is a way to quickly navigate to a channel or teams.

    • At the top, click the “ Search or Type a Command ” bar.
    • Type the command /goto followed by the first letter or name of a channel.

    Turn-Off Emoji/Memes/Gifs/Stickers

    As an Admin or Team Owner, you want to keep chats and conversations on serious-minded basics. You have the ability to do that in the fun stuff options in your Teams.

    • Right-click on the “ Channel “
    • Go to “ Manage Team “.
    • Click “ Settings “.
    • Under the option Fun stuff, you uncheck each box to turn everything off.

    Turn File Into A Tab

    To work efficiently in a channel where you saved a file that you often use. You can easily access it quickly by making it a tab.

    • Enter “ Channel “.
    • At the top of the chat section of the channel, click “ Files “.
    • Navigate to the File, you want. Click on the “ Ellipsis(•••) button “.
    • Click “ Make this a tab “.

    Now you can quickly access the file you often work on the channel.

    How To Copy Team Template

    A feature for team admins/Owners who want to create a team with the same structure as Previous teams or channels.

    • Bottom left, Click “ Join or Create a Team “.
    • Click on “ Create Team “.
    • A window pop-up, choose “ Create a team using an existing team as a template “.
    • Choose an existing team, then select “ Choose team “.

    Using Files Stored In Cloud ☁️ Storage

    With Microsoft Teams, you can work on a file stored in Cloud ☁️ without opening a new program. To access this feature:

    • Click the Left-hand tab, and click on “ Files “.
    • Click on “ Add cloud storage “. You can use your OneDrive, Dropbox, Box, or Google Drive account to access the file in Cloud.

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