Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts
|

Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts

This article is about Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts to mute or unmute; hang up and more actions. Be aware that these Teams shortcuts work best on the active window.

Also, if you hover over icons, and if those icons have Teams keyboard shortcuts, those shortcuts will be shown. Try it and see for yourself.

Ctrl + Shift + M

Microsoft Teams unmute shortcut is shown below: (it toggles between mute and unmute)

Ctrl + Shift + M

Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts unmute 2
Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts unmute 2

Alt+Shift+R

Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts hang up

Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts end call is shown below:

Ctrl + Shift + H

Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts hang up
Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts hang up

Show Teams Keyboard Shortcuts
Show Teams Keyboard Shortcuts

You can access the latest and current Teams keyboard shortcuts by using this Shortcut: (as shown in the image above)

CTRL +.

Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts not working

If you find that Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts not working do the following:

  • Check the Shortcuts table below and ensure the Active Window supports the shortcut you’re using.
  • Remember in mind these shortcuts are based on US Keyboard layout.
  • Check for Updates
  • You could clear the Microsoft Teams cache.
  • If you change the order of the Vertical Tab on the Left-hand side, remember the numbers are counted with 1 at the top and count up downwards.
Microsoft Teams Vertical Tabs
Microsoft Teams Vertical Tabs

Microsoft Teams on Windows desktop App or Web version app.

Many users find that using an external keyboard with keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams on Windows helps them work more efficiently. For users with mobility or vision disabilities, keyboard shortcuts can be easier than using the touchscreen and are an essential alternative to using a mouse. This article itemizes the keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams on Windows or the web app using a PC keyboard

Notes: 

  • The shortcuts in this topic refer to the US keyboard layout. Keys for other layouts might not correspond exactly to the keys on a US keyboard.
  • A plus sign (+) in a shortcut means that you need to press multiple keys at the same time.
  • A comma sign (,) in a shortcut means that you need to press multiple keys in order.
  • You can easily access the keyboard shortcuts list from within Microsoft Teams. Press Ctrl+E to go to the Search field, type /keys, and then press Enter.

General

Show Teams Keyboard Shortcuts
Show Teams Keyboard Shortcuts
To do thisIn the Desktop app, pressIn the Web app, press
Show keyboard shortcutsCtrl+Period (.)Ctrl+Period (.)
Go to SearchCtrl+ECtrl+E
Show commandsCtrl+Slash (/)Ctrl+Slash (/)
Open filterCtrl+Shift+FCtrl+Shift+F
GotoCtrl+GCtrl+Shift+G
Open apps flyoutCtrl+Accent (`)Ctrl+Accent (`)
Start a new chatCtrl+NLeft Alt+N
Open SettingsCtrl+Comma (,)Ctrl+Comma (,)
Open HelpF1Ctrl+F1
CloseEscEsc
Zoom inCtrl+Equals sign ( = )No shortcut
Zoom outCtrl+Minus sign (-)No shortcut
Reset zoom levelCtrl+0No shortcut
Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts – source Microsoft

Show keyboard shortcuts

You can access the keyboard shortcuts directly from within the app in several ways. The methods below apply to both the Desktop and Web apps.

  • Press Ctrl+Period (.).
  • Press Ctrl+E to go to the Search field, type /keys, and then press Enter.
  • Select the  Teams more icon (Settings and more) button in the upper-right corner of Microsoft Teams, and then select Keyboard shortcuts.
  • To navigate to the keyboard shortcuts with a screen reader, press the Tab key until you hear “Settings and more,” and press Enter. Press the Down arrow key until you hear “Keyboard shortcuts,” and press Enter.

Note: If you’re using the default app bar configuration in the Microsoft Teams desktop app, use the commands in the table below. If you’ve changed the order of your apps or added additional apps, the command depends on the app’s sequential order on the app bar. For example, if you’ve moved Calendar to the top of the app bar, press Ctrl+1 to open it, not Ctrl+4. To view the keyboard shortcuts for your current configuration, press Ctrl+E to go to the Search field, type /keys, and then press Enter.

To do thisIn the Desktop app, pressIn the Web app, press
Open ActivityCtrl+1Ctrl+Shift+1
Open ChatCtrl+2Ctrl+Shift+2
Open TeamsCtrl+3Ctrl+Shift+3
Open CalendarCtrl+4Ctrl+Shift+4
Open CallsCtrl+5Ctrl+Shift+5
Open FilesCtrl+6Ctrl+Shift+6
Go to previous list itemLeft Alt+Up arrow keyLeft Alt+Up arrow key
Go to next list itemLeft Alt+Down arrow keyLeft Alt+Down arrow key
Move selected team upCtrl+Shift+Up arrow keyNo shortcut
Move selected team downCtrl+Shift+Down arrow keyNo shortcut
Open the History menuCtrl+Shift+HNo shortcut
Go to previous sectionCtrl+Shift+F6Ctrl+Shift+F6
Go to next sectionCtrl+F6Ctrl+F6
Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts – source Microsoft

Messaging

To do thisIn the Desktop app, pressIn the Web app, press
Start a new conversationAlt+Shift+CAlt+Shift+C
Go to compose boxAlt+Shift+CAlt+Shift+C
Expand compose boxCtrl+Shift+XCtrl+Shift+X
Send (expanded compose box)Ctrl+EnterCtrl+Enter
Start new lineShift+EnterShift+Enter
Reply to a threadAlt+Shift+RAlt+Shift+R
Mark as importantCtrl+Shift+ICtrl+Shift+I
Search current chat/channel messagesCtrl+FCtrl+F
Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts – source Microsoft

Meetings and calls

Note: To use the temporarily unmute shortcut, first go to Settings Privacy and make sure Keyboard shortcut to unmute is toggled on.

Go to User Profile Settings
Go to User Profile Settings
User Profile Settings privacy
User Profile Settings privacy

To do thisIn the Desktop app, pressIn the Web app, press
Accept video callCtrl+Shift+ACtrl+Shift+A
Accept audio callCtrl+Shift+SCtrl+Shift+S
Decline callCtrl+Shift+DCtrl+Shift+D
Start audio callCtrl+Shift+CCtrl+Shift+C
Start video callCtrl+Shift+UCtrl+Shift+U
End audio callCtrl+Shift+HNo shortcut
End video callCtrl+Shift+HNo shortcut
Toggle muteCtrl+Shift+MCtrl+Shift+M
Temporarily unmuteCtrl+SpacebarNo shortcut
Announce raised hands (screen reader)Ctrl+Shift+LCtrl+Shift+L
Raise or lower your handCtrl+Shift+KCtrl+Shift+K
Start screen share sessionCtrl+Shift+ENo shortcut
Toggle videoCtrl+Shift+ONo shortcut
Filter current listCtrl+Shift+FCtrl+Shift+F
Go to sharing toolbarCtrl+Shift+SpacebarCtrl+Shift+Spacebar
Decline screen shareCtrl+Shift+DNo shortcut
Accept screen shareCtrl+Shift+ANo shortcut
Admit people from lobby notificationCtrl+Shift+YNo shortcut
Toggle background blurCtrl+Shift+PNo shortcut
Schedule a meetingAlt+Shift+NAlt+Shift+N
Go to current timeAlt+Period (.)Alt+Period (.)
Go to previous day/weekCtrl+Alt+Left arrow keyCtrl+Alt+Left arrow key
Go to next day/weekCtrl+Alt+Right arrow keyCtrl+Alt+Right arrow key
View dayCtrl+Alt+1Ctrl+Alt+1
View workweekCtrl+Alt+2Ctrl+Alt+2
View weekCtrl+Alt+3Ctrl+Alt+3
Save/send meeting requestCtrl+SCtrl+S
Join from meeting detailsAlt+Shift+JAlt+Shift+J
Go to suggested timeAlt+Shift+SAlt+Shift+S
Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts – source Microsoft

Debug

To do thisIn the Desktop app, pressIn the Web app, press
Download diagnostic logsCtrl+Alt+Shift+1No shortcut

Further Information including updates can be found at Microsoft

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/keyboard-shortcuts-for-microsoft-teams-2e8e2a70-e8d8-4a19-949b-4c36dd5292d2?ui=en-us&rs=en-us&ad=us

For Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts on the Mac – click link below

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/keyboard-shortcuts-for-microsoft-teams-2e8e2a70-e8d8-4a19-949b-4c36dd5292d2?ui=en-us&rs=en-us&ad=us#PickTab=macOS

Related Posts: How to Share Screen on Microsoft Teams

Similar Posts