Collaboration tools such as Microsoft Teams or Zoom, when used to their full potential can really help you to improve communications with both customers and staff and will bring your video conferencing experience to a whole new level.
Read on for some shortcuts and tips to help you to get the most out of Teams & Zoom.
Keyboard shortcuts make you look (and feel) like an expert
- Ctrl+E = search
- Ctrl+Shift+O = turn camera off
- Ctrl+Shift+M = mute yourself
- Ctrl+6 = Go to your files
Use SharePoint with Teams. The platform for securing and sharing files is already integrated into MS Teams. Clicking on the files tab lets you share files seamlessly with other Team members.
Message team members directly, no matter what corner of the platform you’re currently in, using @mention in the search bar.
One of the best (and most widely used) Microsoft Teams tricks is to hide your background. Blur your background by simply clicking on the audio and video settings screen when you join a meeting, then select the ellipsis (…) then Blur My Background.
And the organiser can even download meeting transcriptions directly from the platform so no meeting notes required!