Unmuting your microphone with Ctrl+Spacebar in Microsoft Teams

Sometimes in a Microsoft Teams meeting, it can be a chore to find the microphone settings to unmute yourself (while people keep telling you “you’re on mute”). An easy way to quickly (and temporarily) unmute yourself is to use the Ctrl + Spacebar key combination. Here’s what it looks like…

In this screen print, my microphone was muted, but Teams let me know that by holding down the Ctrl key and the spacebar, I would temporarily come off mute. Once I’m done asking my question, I can release those two keys, and I’m back on mute:

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