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How to Change Your Status in Microsoft Teams

When you’re working remotely, you need to let people know if you’re available or not. Microsoft Teams has a visible status you can change depending on your availability so your colleagues know whether they can bother you or n…

How to Hide the Sidebar in Microsoft Teams

The sidebar that shows your teams and chats in Microsoft Teams can be hidden when you don’t need it. Microsoft has made changing this setting very unintuitive, but it’s easy once you know where it’s hiding….

How to Configure Microsoft Teams Notifications

Microsoft Teams does a great job of informing you about new messages and other activity, but it can get a bit overwhelming if you’re in lots of teams. Here’s how to turn off or customize Microsoft Teams notification….

Where Are Your Microsoft Teams Files Stored?

Microsoft Teams is great for collaborating on documents, but finding files again can be tricky. Thankfully, Teams stores your files in a logical structure in a dedicated SharePoint site. Here’s how to access that site and fin…

How to Change Your Team Logo in Microsoft Teams

Creating and joining a team in Microsoft Teams is easy. Visually identifying a team from a long list of teams, on the other hand, can be more difficult. Give your teams a visual identity by adding a unique logo to each one….

How to Add Apps to Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams is designed to be a “single pane of glass” that allows you to see all of your work in one place. However, this is only possible if you add Microsoft or third-party apps to your teams.

How to Create a Quick Poll in Microsoft Teams

Perhaps you want to know your team’s opinion on something. Or, maybe you need your coworker to come to a majority decision and settle a (hopefully friendly) dispute. Whatever the reason, a poll within Microsoft Teams is usual…

How to Use Microsoft Planner in Teams

If you use Microsoft Teams to communicate and collaborate with your coworkers, there’s a good chance your team also uses Planner to manage work. Here’s how to use Planner in Teams and view your tasks next to your team chat….

How to Set Up a Meeting in Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams lets you create, schedule, and host secure meetings with a few of your clients or hundreds of employees. Quickly invite only the relevant people, or gather the entire channel into public or private sessions….

The 5 Best Team Communication Apps

If your entire company is now working from home, you’re going to need a good team communication app. You’ll likely want something that allows you to share messages, create channels, and integrates with other apps. These are o…
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