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Saturday, July 25, 2020

Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows, MAC, and Web

We all know that computer keyboard shortcut keys make our life easier. Most businesses use Microsoft Teams for communication with their colleagues. In this post, you will learn Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts which can help you to improve your efficiency at work.

Normally, we use the mouse for navigation. The combination of the computer keyboard and mouse is good. However, you can also use your keyboard for navigation purposes. This will saves a lot of time and you can work faster than before.

Previously, we have also discussed on Twitter keyboard shortcuts for Twitter users. Another advantage of using keyboard shortcuts is that you can focus on your work only with your keyboard. If your computer mouse is not working, the keyboard shortcuts will definitely help you to manage your work. This method can gradually reduce the dependency on the mouse and possibly, it can also eliminate the mouse usage.

You might also like to read: 10 Tips & Tricks to Use Microsoft Teams

For laptop users, using their touchpad more often will cause wrist pain. To avoid this situation, you can use keyboard shortcuts.

Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts

Make sure you have the US Keyboard Layout (most commonly used) to use the shortcuts given in this post.


Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows Desktop & Web


Shortcuts for Windows

Shortcuts for Web

Functions

Ctrl + dot (.) Ctrl + dot (.) Open Keyboard Shortcuts
Ctrl + slash (/) Ctrl + slash (/) Show Commands
Ctrl + G Ctrl + Shift + G Goto
Ctrl + N Left Alt + N Start a New Chat
F1 Ctrl + F1 Open Help Section
Ctrl + equal sign (=) Ctrl + equal sign (=) Increase Zoom
Ctrl + minus sign (-) Ctrl + minus sign (-) Decrease Zoom
Ctrl + zero (0) No Shortcut Reset Zoom Levels
Ctrl + E Ctrl + E Go to Search
Ctrl + Shift + F Ctrl + Shift + F Open Filter
Ctrl + comma (,) Ctrl + Shift + comma (,) Open Settings
Esc Esc Close
Ctrl + 1 Ctrl + Shift + 1 Open Activity
Ctrl + 2 Ctrl + Shift + 2 Open Chat
Ctrl + 3 Ctrl + Shift + 3 Open Teams
Ctrl + 4 Ctrl + Shift +  4 Open Calendar
Ctrl + 5 Ctrl + Shift + 5 Open Calls
Ctrl + 6 Ctrl + Shift + 6 Open Files
Left Alt + Up Arrow Left Alt + Up Arrow Go to the Previous List Item
Left Alt + Down Arrow Left Alt + Down Arrow Go to the Next List Item
Ctrl + Shift + Up Arrow No Shortcut Move Selected Team Up
Ctrl + Shift + Down Arrow No Shortcut Move Selected Team Down
Ctrl + Shift + F6 Ctrl + Shift + F6 Go to the Previous Section
Ctrl + F6 Ctrl + F6 Go to the Next Section
Alt + Shift + C Alt + Shift + C Go to Compose Box
Ctrl + Shift + X Ctrl + Shift + X Expand Compose Box
Ctrl + O Ctrl + Shift + O Attach File
Shift + Enter Shift + Enter Start New Line
Ctrl + Enter Ctrl + Enter Send (expanded compose box)
Alt + Shift + R Alt + Shift + R Reply to a Thread
Ctrl + Shift + A Ctrl + Shift + A Accept Video Call
Ctrl + Shift + S Ctrl + Shift + S Accept Audio Call
Ctrl + Shift + D Ctrl + Shift + D Decline Call
Ctrl + Shift + U Ctrl + Shift + U Start Video Call
Ctrl + Shift + C Ctrl + Shift + C Start Audio Call
Ctrl + Shift + M Ctrl + Shift + M Toggle Mute
Ctrl + Shift + O No Shortcut Toggle Video
Ctrl + Shift + Space Ctrl + Shift + Space Go to Sharing Toolbar
Alt + Shift + N Alt + Shift + N Scheduling a Meeting
Alt + dot (.) Alt + dot (.) Go to Current Time
Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow Ctrl + Alt + Left Arrow Go to Previous Day/Week
Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow Ctrl + Alt + Right Arrow Go to Next Day/Week
Ctrl + Alt + 1 Ctrl + Alt + 1 View Day
Ctrl + Alt + 2 Ctrl + Alt + 2 View Work Week
Ctrl + Alt + 3 Ctrl + Alt + 3 View Week
Ctrl + S Ctrl + S Save/Send Meeting Request
Alt + Shift + S Alt + Shift + S Go to Suggested Time
Alt + Shift + J Alt + Shift + J Join from Meeting Details


Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac OS & Web


Shortcuts for Mac

Shortcuts for Web

Functions

Command + dot (.) Command + dot (.) Open Keyboard Shortcuts 
Command + slash (/) Command + slash (/) Show Commands
Command + G Command + Shift + G Goto
Command + N Option + N Start a New Chat
F1 Command + F1 Open Help Section
Command + equal sign (=) Command + equal sign (=) Increase Zoom
Command + minus sign (-) Command + minus sign (-) Decrease Zoom
Command + zero (0) No Shortcut Reset Zoom Levels
Command + E Command + E Go to Search
Command + comma (,) Command + Shift + comma (,) Open Settings
Esc Esc Close
Command + 1 Command + Shift + 1 Open Activity
Command + 2 Command + Shift + 2 Open Chat
Command + 3 Command + Shift + 3 Open Teams
Command + 4 Command + Shift + 4 Open Calendar
Command + 5 Command + Shift + 5 Open Calls
Command + 6 Command + Shift + 6 Open Files
Left Option + Up Arrow Left Option + Up Arrow Go to the Previous List Item
Left Option + Down Arrow Left Option + Down Arrow Go to the Next List Item
Command + Shift + Up Arrow No Shortcut Move Selected Team Up
Command + Shift + Down Arrow No Shortcut Move Selected Team Down
Command + Shift + F6 Command + Shift + F6 Go to the Previous Section
Command + F6 Command + F6 Go to the Next Section
Option + Shift + C Option + Shift + C Go to Compose Box
Command + Shift + X Command + Shift + X Expand Compose Box
Command + O Command + Shift + O Attach File
Shift + Enter Shift + Enter Start New Line
Command + Enter Command + Enter Send (expanded compose Box)
Option + Shift + R Option + Shift + R Reply to a Thread
Command + Shift + A Command + Shift + A Accept Video Call
Command + Shift + S Command + Shift + S Accept Audio Call
Command + Shift + D Command + Shift + D Decline Call
Command + Shift + U Command + Shift + U Start Video Call
Command + Shift + C Command + Shift + C Start Audio Call
Command + Shift + M Command + Shift + M Toggle Mute
Command + Shift + O No Shortcut Toggle Video
Command + Shift + Space Command + Shift + Space Go to Sharing Toolbar


Conclusion


Keyboard Shortcuts are evolving when new features are added. It is applied to Microsoft Teams  Shortcuts too. When new features are added, you can check out the new or updated keyboard shortcuts internally in the Teams application. You can also click on your profile icon and navigate to Keyboard Shortcuts to show the shortcut keys.

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