Microsoft Teams Commands For Desktop

Maxability brings together the Microsoft Teams commands for desktop as part of listing the software keyboard shortcuts and commands in one place.

What is Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams is the virtual meeting tool. The tool is gaining large popularity for various meetings within the organization. The tool also is available for free use. Alternately if you do not have Microsoft teams account, you can attend any meeting directly from the browser and join as a guest.
Here are some Microsoft Teams commands for desktop or keyboard shortcuts to use on desktop.

Navigation Commands

Action Windows Command Mac Command
Show Keyboard commands Control + . (period) Command + . (period)
Open settings Control +, (Comma) Command + , (comma)
Open the history menu Control + Shift + h Command + shift + h
Open activity Control + 1 Command + 1
Open chat Control + 2 Command + 2
Open Teams Control + 3 Command + 3
Open calendar Control + 4 Command + 4
Open calls Control + 5 Command + 5

Chat commands

Action Windows Command Mac Command
Start a new conversation Alt + shift + c Option + shift + c
Move to compose box Alt + shift + c Option + shift + c
Expand compose box Control + shift + x Command + shift + x
Add new line in compose box Shift + enter Shift + return
Send message Control + enter Command + return
Reply to a thread Alt + shift + r Option + shift + r
Attach a file Control + o Command + o

Meetings and calls commands

Action Windows command Mac Command
Accept video call or screen share Control + shift + a Command + shift + a
Accept audio call Control + shift + s Command + shift + s
Decline call Control + shift + d Command + shift + d
Start video call Control + shift + u Command + shift + u
Start audio call Control + shift + c Command + shift + c
Start screen share Control + shift + e Command + shift + e
Mute/ unmute  audio Control + shift + m Command + shift + m
Stop / start video Control + shift + o Command + shift + o
Raise or lower your hand Control + shift + k Command + shift + k
Admit participants from lobby notification Control + shift + y Command + shift + y
Go to screen share toolbar Control + shift + space Command + shift + space
Join from meeting details Alt + shift + j Option + shift + j
View work day Control + alt + 1 Command + option + 1
View work week Control + alt + 2 Command + option + 2
Go to previous day /week Control + alt + left arrow Control + option + left arrow
Go to next day / week Control + alt + right arrow control + option + right arrow
Schedule meeting Alt + shift + n Option + shift + n
Announce raised hand Control + shift + l Command + shift + l

For full list of Microsoft teams commands visit Microsoft support page.