20 More Productivity Tips for Microsoft Teams

In our 2nd webinar in the Microsoft Teams tips trilogy, Russ Basiura (@russbasiura) from Accel365 and I presented “20 More Tips to Improve Productivity with Microsoft Teams,” with each of us providing 10 tips and providing demos and screen shots with commentary. Rather than go back and forth with each of our tips, we both shared 5 at a time, highlighting the following tips:

  1. Add Documents as Tabs [5:33]
  2. Get more screen real estate with Expand Tab [9:35]
  3. Navigate forward and backwards [11:39]
  4. Control Who can Email a Channel [14:41]
  5. Use the Meet Now feature [18:36]
  6. Copy a team to build your new Teams [21:34]
  7. New File Sharing Experience [26:45]
  8. Create a custom meeting invite for your company [28:19]
  9. Channel Information Pane / Pinned Posts [30:09]
  10. Use Live Captioning when Recording Meetings [32:58]
  11. Make Cross-Workload Connections 2-Way [34:15]
  12. Send urgent messages [38:39]
  13. Publish External Content as a Card [40:55]
  14. See your Planner Tasks [44:49]
  15. Sensitivity Labels in Teams, Groups, and SharePoint [48:34]
  16. Create contact groupings – Name the group then add your contacts [54:49]
  17. Pin your contacts or add them as favorites [56:03]
  18. Save a message / bookmarking [58:21]
  19. Mark messages as unread to indicate follow ups then use /unread to view only your unread messages [59:20]
  20. Replace the Teams Wiki with OneNote [1:00:25]

Our slide deck is available here, and you can watch the entire webinar recording below:

Christian Buckley

Christian is a Microsoft Regional Director and M365 Apps & Services MVP, and an award-winning product marketer and technology evangelist, based in Silicon Slopes (Lehi), Utah. He is the Director of North American Partner Management for leading ISV Rencore (https://rencore.com/), leads content strategy for TekkiGurus, and is an advisor for both revealit.TV and WellnessWits. He hosts the monthly #CollabTalk TweetJam, the weekly #CollabTalk Podcast, and the Microsoft 365 Ask-Me-Anything (#M365AMA) series.

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