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Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts for Windows, Web, and Mac

List of all keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams

A lot of organizations are moving to collaboration tools for working, leaving mails behind. Microsoft Teams is one such collaboration tool that many organizations are adopting. But when getting started, it can be a little hard to master a new application. And efficiency takes the back-burner. And when you are working, efficiency means everything, and you cannot afford to lose it.

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A trusted way to increase productivity when using apps on a computer is using the Keyboard shortcuts. Many users vouch that the keyboard shortcuts are much more efficient than using the mouse for the same tasks.

Learn these keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams to increase productivity whether you are a newbie, or an old-timer looking to become a pro.

General Shortcuts

WindowsWebMac
Show keyboard shortcutsCtrl + Period (.)Ctrl + Period (.)Command + Period (.)
Go to SearchCtrl + ECtrl + ECommand + E
Show commandsCtrl + Slash (/)Ctrl + Slash (/)Command + Slash (/)
GotoCtrl + GCtrl + Shift + GCommand + G
Start new chatCtrl + NLeft Alt + NCommand + N
Open SettingsCtrl + Comma (,)Ctrl + Comma (,)Command + Comma (,)
Open HelpF1Ctrl + F1F1
CloseEscEscEsc
Zoom inCtrl + Equals sign (=)No shortcutCommand + Equals sign (=)
Zoom outCtrl + Minus sign (-)No shortcutCommand + Minus sign (-)
Return to default zoomCtrl + 0No shortcutCommand + 0

Note: If you’re using Teams Web on a Mac device, use Command key instead of Ctrl to execute the keyboard shortcuts on the web app.


Navigation Shortcuts

WindowsWebMac
Open ActivityCtrl + 1Ctrl + Shift + 1Command + 1
Open ChatCtrl + 2Ctrl + Shift + 2Command + 2
Open TeamsCtrl + 3Ctrl + Shift + 3Command + 3
Open CalendarCtrl + 4Ctrl + Shift + 4Command + 4
Open CallsCtrl + 5Ctrl + Shift + 5Command + 5
Open FilesCtrl + 6Ctrl + Shift + 6Command + 6
Go to previous list itemLeft Alt + Up arrow keyLeft Alt + Up arrow keyLeft Option + Up arrow key
Go to next list itemLeft Alt + Down arrow keyLeft Alt + Down arrow keyLeft Option + Down arrow key
Move selected team upCtrl + Shift + Up arrow keyNo shortcutCommand + Shift + Up arrow key
Move selected team downCtrl + Shift + Down arrow keyNo shortcutCommand + Shift + Down arrow key
Go to previous sectionCtrl + Shift + F6Ctrl + Shift + F6Command + Shift + F6
Go to next sectionCtrl + F6Ctrl + F6Command + F6

Messaging Shortcuts

WindowsWebMac
Go to compose boxCCC
Expand compose boxCtrl + Shift + XCtrl + Shift + XCommand + Shift + X
Send (expanded compose box)Ctrl + EnterCtrl + EnterCommand + Enter
Attach fileCtrl + OCtrl + Shift + OCommand + O
Start new lineShift + EnterShift + EnterShift + Enter
Reply to threadRRR
Mark as importantCtrl + Shift + ICtrl + Shift + I

Meetings and Calls Shortcuts

WindowsWebMac
Accept video callCtrl + Shift + ACtrl + Shift + ACommand + Shift + A
Accept audio callCtrl + Shift + SCtrl + Shift + SCommand + Shift + S
Decline callCtrl + Shift + DCtrl + Shift + DCommand + Shift + D
Start audio callCtrl + Shift + CCtrl + Shift + CCommand + Shift + C
Start video callCtrl + Shift + UCtrl + Shift + UCommand + Shift + U
Toggle muteCtrl + Shift + MCtrl + Shift + MCommand + Shift + M
Toggle videoCtrl + Shift + ONo shortcutCommand + Shift + O
Toggle fullscreenCtrl + Shift + FCtrl + Shift + FCommand + Shift + F
Go to sharing toolbarCtrl + Shift + SpaceCtrl + Shift + SpaceCommand + Shift + Space

Conclusion

There are a lot of keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams, whether you are using the desktop app or the web app, shortcuts help you in your quest to increase productivity. Keep these handy and start practising a few and you will become a pro in no time.