Teams – FAQs

Sections General What is the difference between using the desktop app and the browser based webapp to access Teams??   Very Little. The web app has improved enormously and offers an experience very similar to that of the desktop client. The remaining limitations in the Web App are predominantly in the advanced meeting functionality and when […]

3rd Tier Manager approval process for Teams

Introduction As we roll out MS Teams across the organisation, we will start to see requests from members of staff looking to set up new Teams. To efficiently manage these requests, we have created an approval process to significantly reduce the amount of time and input from those requesting a new Team and those authorising […]

Teams – Teams and Channels

What is a Team? A team is a group of people gathered together to work on a project or common goal. The team might be a service or made up of colleagues from across the council. Having a dedicated team makes collaborative working so much easier. What are channels? Teams are made up of channels. These are […]

Tips for Teams

Here you’ll find resources to help you work smarter and get more out of Teams A basic introduction to Teams How to use breakout rooms in Microsoft Teams Breakout rooms for Microsoft Teams are here. This video shows you how to separate your big meeting into a bunch of mini meetings to support learning events, […]

How to request a new team

Microsoft Teams provides a  workspace for real-time collaboration and communication, meetings, file and app sharing. A Team site or workspace is the basic unit of team and group work, and everyone allowed into the workspace gets access to everything inside the workspace. A new approval process has been introduced to manage the creation of new […]

Teams – Chat

Using chat on Teams Here you will information to help with using the ‘Chat’ function within Microsoft Teams. Six things to know about chat in Microsoft Teams Chat is at the centre of whatever you do in Teams. From individual chats with just one other person to group chats and conversations in channels, chat has […]

Teams – Notifications and Settings

Here you will find information to help with using the notifications and settings of Microsoft Teams. Notifications Manage Notifications Microsoft Teams offers different ways to access, receive, and manage notifications. These settings include how, when, and where your notifications appear, custom settings for channels and chat, appearance and sounds, turning off specific messages, and so […]

Teams Meetings

Meetings in Teams include audio, video, and screen sharing. They’re one of the key ways to collaborate in Teams. Joining a Meeting in Teams Teams meetings are best when you join them from the Teams app or Teams on the web, and there’s a bunch of ways to do that. If you can’t use the […]

Getting started with Teams

What is Teams? Teams is an app within the Microsoft 365 suite of products. It enables you to work closer and smarter with colleagues together in a single shared workspace. Think of Teams as a place to hang out with your team and colleagues to work together on projects and share ideas or workloads. How […]