tips for a successful Microsoft Teams meeting
- If connecting from a tablet or
mobile device, you will be directed to the Appstore to install Teams. (if
not already installed).
- If connecting from your
personal computer, you will be prompted to install the Teams app for the
best experience (if not already installed). If you
click where it prompts for the download, you will be taken directly to the
Microsoft Teams download page.
- If instead you choose to run
Teams in a web browser, it does warn that video and screen sharing may
not work correctly.
- Chrome and the newer
Edge browsers are the only fully compatible web browsers that allow all
the features in Teams.
- Either way, in app or in
browser, you will be prompted to enter your name to let others know who
has joined the meeting. Once
the host has opened the meeting, you will be joined. You will have a menu bar with controls for your
Camera, Mic, and access to the participants list and chat. You do not need a username and password to attend a
- The Teams meeting invite may have also included a phone
number for the Audio Conference. This
would put you into the meeting on your phone, with audio access only. If you were muted by the host, you can unmute by using
*6 on your keypad.
- To adjust Notifications in Teams…
o In the Teams desktop app or in the
Teams web app.
your profile image located in top right of app, then select Settings.
Notifications and adjust accordingly.
o The mobile Teams app is a little
the three lines at the top left of screen, then select Notifications.
you have additional options to Block notifications when active on desktop or in