The 15 most useful Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts

Microsoft Teams has become an essential platform for collaboration and remote work.

Many users find that using keyboard shortcuts helps them work more efficiently. As a study published by Brainscape Accademy says, “if your job requires you to be working on a computer throughout each stardard 8-hour workday, then using keyboard shortcuts can save you 8 entire workdays every year. This is equal to 3.3% of your total productivity!”.

This article itemizes the keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams on Windows or the web app using a PC keyboard. Check out the top 15 shortcuts for meetings, chatting, and navigation below!

Meetings and Calls

Make sure your focus is on the meeting content rather than figuring out how to quickly unmute yourself. Below are some shortcuts to make it easy for you to switch your camera on or off and quickly mute yourself if there is any background noise. This will help your meetings run more smoothly.



Working with your colleagues will be easier. With these shortcuts, you can easily start conversations, search for content, and quickly edit messages.



Decrease the number of clicks and quickly get to where you want to be within Teams. These shortcuts will help you move between your chats, teams, and calls, and search of information quickly.


More shortcuts 

For other shortcuts, type Ctrl + . to see all of them or click on your profile in the top right hand corner and click keyboard shortcuts.


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