40 Microsoft Teams Productivity Tips

AvePoint Microsoft Teams buckleyplanetFor my “blatant self-promotion” file I am providing this bulleted list of Microsoft Teams productivity tips. Compiled from my Teams Day Online sessions and various webinars done with Tom Duff (@duffbert) over the last couple years, I wanted to provide a link-list to the blog/ebook on the AvePoint site to help people quickly find and jump to the relevant tips. You can scroll through the entire list here, or jump to the link below:

  1. Quick view of all of your Teams
  2. Access the History Menu
  3. Send urgent messages
  4. Connect to your cloud storage
  5. Use slash and keyboard commands
  6. Refine your search results
  7. Mark messages as unread
  8. Use Meeting reactions
  9. Leverage the immersive reader
  10. Copy a Team to build a Team
  11. Create a custom invite
  12. Automate routine tasks with Power Automate
  13. Use live transcriptions
  14. Make your conversations more searchable
  15. Treat meetings as documents
  16. Use Yammer Q&A
  17. Use Loop Components
  18. Get organized with MyHub
  19. Sync with Message Center updates
  20. Utilize the Microsoft Teams Adoption Site
  21. Leverage the full potential of Tabs
  22. Reorganize your Teams and Channels
  23. Set your status duration
  24. Create Tabs in Chats
  25. Bookmark important conversations
  26. Redirect email conversations to Channels
  27. Clean up your hypertext links
  28. Leverage the mobile app (especially with multiple domains)
  29. Sync files to your desktop
  30. Pin important Apps to left rail
  31. Use the Channel cross-posting
  32. Use natural language search with Cortana in the mobile app
  33. Microsoft Lens in Teams chat
  34. Create Tags for groups of users
  35. Create Teams templates
  36. Leverage the shared OneNote
  37. Record and Transcribe your meetings
  38. Transfer a Meeting to another device
  39. Gather feedback in Meetings with Polls
  40. Recap your Meetings with Meeting Recap

I plan to continue adding to this list — and expanding the ebook on the AvePoint site. But I’m also planning to go through and blog about most of these with a more detailed walkthrough of each, so watch for that. And if you’re looking for more great content on Microsoft Teams, check out these resources:

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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