Getting more screen real estate in Microsoft Teams with Expand Tab

This was a simple little thing I saw Sandra Mahan do during a Teams meeting yesterday, but it had completely skipped my notice earlier. When you’re in a Teams Channel tab (other than Conversation), you can expand the screen to remove all the Teams information on the left side of your screen. There’s an Expand Tab icon that does that for you. Here’s how it works.

Spicing up your Microsoft Teams channel posts and conversations

In the Conversation tabs of your various Microsoft Teams channels, you can have a lot of information going back and forth that just sort of blends together into a blur. That’s fine for the normal team chatter, but you may have something to post in there that should be more noticeable than everything else. That’s when you want to use the Formatting feature in the post area. Here’s how to do that…

Using your Activity Stream in Microsoft Teams

If you belong to a number of Microsoft Team workspaces, it can be a little overwhelming to keep track of all the conversations and activities going on in every one of the Teams you are part of. However, you can use the Activity Stream and the associated filter to make it easier to see just the items that are most important to you at that point in time. Here’s how that works…

Navigating forward and backwards in Teams

Since I’ve started to use Microsoft Teams, I’ve been a bit frustrated when it comes to getting back to the place where I was at when I clicked a different icon or link. However, I completely missed the Forward and Back navigation arrows in the upper left corner of the Teams client. Here’s how they work…

Making your voice heard at Microsoft – UserVoice sites for our relevant software

Hardly a day goes by that we don’t get a question from someone along the lines of “does do , and why doesn’t it?”. Or, there’s the “when will Microsoft change to allow us to do ” question. Bottom line… we don’t know, and we have virtually no sway to influence Microsoft to change their software… but you do!