Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams gives teams a digital hub that brings conversations, content, tasks and apps together in one place. Teams provides live and historical chat making real-time collaboration easier for departments, support groups, projects, etc. In addition to chat, an Office 365 mailbox, group and SharePoint Online site are also created for each team for messaging and file storage. Teams integrates with other UAB and O365 services as well as third party apps.

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Learning Resources

Getting Started

Getting Started

Learn the basics to get started with Microsoft Teams

Meetings and Calls

Meetings and Calls

Schedule video and voice meetings or hold impromptu calls

Using Chat

Using Chat

Use the desktop and mobile apps for instant communication with colleagues

Collaboration

Collaboration

Share files using Microsoft's powerful storage tools

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Self-Help Quicklinks

Getting Started

Meetings and Calls

  • Scheduling Meetings
    • Navigating the Calendar Tab
    • Using the New Meeting Form
    • Viewing a Calendar Entry
    • Viewing a Scheduled Meeting
  • Using Meetings
    • Using Video in a Teams Meeting
    • Change Your Video Background in a Teams Meeting
    • Raise a Hand in a Teams Meeting
  • Managing a Teams Meeting
    • Live Captions in a Teams Meeting
    • Live Transcription in a Teams Meeting
    • Spotlight a Video in a Teams Meeting
    • Using Breakout Rooms in a Teams Meeting
    • Record a Teams Meeting
  • Using the Calls Tab
    • Navigating the Calls Tab
    • Using Speed Dial
    • Contacts Menu
    • History Menu
    • Using Voicemail
  • During Calls
    • Add a User to an Ongoing Teams Call
    • Put a Call on Hold
    • Transfer a Call
    • Merge a Call

Using Chat

Collaboration

  • Using Teams
    • Navigating the Teams Tab
    • Posting in a Teams Channel
    • Composing Chat Messages
    • Using Files in a Teams Channel
    • Navigating the Files Tab
  • Managing Teams
    • Creating a New Team
    • Managing Team Membership
    • Setting Up the Staff or Class Notebook
    • Adding a Tab to a Team
  • Sharing Files in SharePoint
    • Sharing Files in SharePoint via Membership
    • Sharing in All Platforms by Direct Access
    • Sharing in All Platforms by Sharing Link