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Microsoft Teams - User Guide
The following is a general guide to the features available to you through Teams.
This starts a new conversation. Everyone who has access to the group chat can You can include up to 100 people in a group chat. .
To add more people into the conversation, just click (or in a group chat) in the top right corner of Teams. Then, type the names of the people you'd like to chat with, select how much of the chat history to include, and click .
There are two ways to schedule a meeting within Teams:
1. Select in a chat (below the box where you type a new message) to book a meeting with the people in the chat.
Go to on the left side of the app and select in the top right corner. Select a range of time in the calendar. A scheduling form will pop open.
Once you're done filling out the details, select . This will close the scheduling form and send an invite to everyone's Outlook inbox.
Invite people outside your organization
Teams lets you invite people outside your organization, including those who don't have a Teams license. You'll need their full email address to invite them.
1. Go to where it says . If anyone is an optional attendee, select instead.
2. Type the person's full email address.
3. Select . They'll receive an email with a link to the meeting.
Make video and audio calls:
1. Go to your chat list, and click to start a new conversation.
2. Type the name or names into the field at the top of your new chat.
3. Then click or to start a call.
Note: Up to 20 people can be on the same video call.
There are multiple ways to access and manage notifications. To further customize your notification settings, select your profile picture at the top, right corner of Teams, then select > From there you can fine-tune what notifications you receive and where those notifications show up.
In on the left side of Teams, select on a notification. From the menu, you can mark a notification as read or unread. You can also turn on or off notifications for a specific channel if you want.
Stop email notifications
Now you can set the type of notifications you want for each type of activity on Teams. If you don't want any emails, make sure all activity types are set otherwise.
Click on your profile picture in the top right of the app, then select > .
Select . This means all notifications will be sent to your activity feed, which you can find at the top left corner of Teams.
The app will still show notifications on your desktop taskbar, but no pop-up will show.