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When signing into my Office 365 account on a computer, how can I prevent Microsoft Teams from getting installed?

I signed into my Office 365 account on a computer running Windows 10, and saw that soon after Microsoft Teams got installed: When signing into my Office 365 account on a computer, how can I prevent ...
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How do I get the ! icon to appear in the bottom ribbon of a group chat in MS teams?

There's an (!) for important or urgent messages to be posted in a chat with another user. I dont see that when i created a group chat with multiple users. How to get that icon to appear in the bottom ...
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Get rid of "add shortcut to OneDrive" ad

Whenever I work with files in Teams, a blue marker is blinking below "Add shortcut to OneDrive". It started a few weeks ago, at first I thought it's just highlighting a new feature, however ...
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IRC like; aka keyboard way to create a seprate private chat in Microsoft Teams?

Microsoft Teams is really like IRC for lamers who don't know the commands; but has several commands that are similar to IRC commands if you dig into it. Is there a command similar to /msg to specify ...
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Dismissing teams notifications from Notification area (of windows 10/11)

Applicable to windows 10/11 and Microsoft Teams users: Current way my teams notifications work: message comes up in notification area (windows 10) teams icon in taskbar flashes with number of ...
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Strange word spacing issue on some Microsoft websites

I have this strange issue where the Microsoft Sign In and MS Teams websites have very large word spacing, but other websites, including Office 365 sites like Outlook, render absolutely fine! I am on ...
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JBL speakers stop emitting sound after dialing from Microsoft Teams

The JBL clip 4 (bluetooth) is set as default speakers in the system (win10). The Kraken headphones are set as default for MS Teams. When I'm dialing from Teams (to a phone), the ringing is emitted ...
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Busy signal when muting myself on Microsoft Teams

When I am on a call and press my Mute button, I cannot hear anyone besides a "call waiting" tone. This only happens when I am connected via Bluetooth on my desktop. It works fine on ...
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What are the requirements to have the change your background feature enabled in Microsoft Teams?

https://support.microsoft.com/en-us/office/change-your-background-for-a-teams-meeting-f77a2381-443a-499d-825e-509a140f4780 mentions: Note: If you don't see this option in the menu, the feature might ...
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Teams meeting option doesn't appear in New items tab in Outlook

I have microsoft teams add-in installed in outlook, but for some reason the option Teams meeting doesn't appear under new items tab. TS: Checked addins option in outlook and Add-in for Teams is there ...
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Teams Meeting showed in main windows instead of another windows

On my old laptop, Teams meeting showed in a separated windows. then I could chat with other colleagues while attending a meeting. (I'm using laptop with an external monitor) On my new laptop, Teams ...
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My Fedora desktop keeps freezing some windows

My desktop keeps freezing but not everything is frozen. Web browsers (Firefox and Chrome) freeze to where links aren't clickable and I can't even change tabs. I'm not even able to type in text ...
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Change location of folder "Microsoft Teams Chat Files"

The folder /Microsoft Teams Chat Files (and also /Notebooks) is autogenerated by Microsoft Teams and it sits at the root of my professional OneDrive account in a Office 365 subscription. I would like ...
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Showing sent requests to join in teams - Microsoft Teams

I sent requests to join in teams in Microsoft Teams, and I'm wondering if it's possible to see a list of this requests. I'm not the owner of these teams, so I'm waiting that someone will approve my ...
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Top bar missing from applications in windows 10

User on my estate is having a strange issue in that the entire top bar of applications vanishes. Completely too, so not hidden and just contains a white box. Its happened at first to just chrome and ...
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Installing Microsoft Teams for Linux

I am looking for any way to get Teams working on my Linux installation. It is CentOS 7, with Vivaldi and Firefox. I have tried both the .rpm and the .deb files but discovered that an update to Teams ...
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How to prevent Microsoft Teams from launching at startup in Debian

I installed Microsoft Teams in Linux (Debian Stable-11) by downloading the deb file from here and installing it. Now I find that it launches every time I start Linux. I cannot find any menu item to ...
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Email Notification Automation From Excel Spreadsheet

I have an excel spreadsheet, a list of drivers' credentials (i.e., driver license, medical card, etc.), with their corresponding expiration dates in four columns. I already have conditional ...
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Teams doesn't respect the setting "no notifications for reactions"

Teams version: 1.5.00.5967 OS: Windows 11 Teams has customisable settings for Notifications. I want notifications for messages, replies, mentions etc. but not likes and reactions. Those are when ...
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Microsoft Teams Bulletins: Double Entries

I am using Microsoft Teams at my organisation. There is the feature of "Bulletins" that provides news on current and upcoming webinars, etc. However, all the entries (i.e. one full row) are ...
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How to create a PowerShell script that connects to multiple services and produce a single output?

I am new to PowerShell and Teams Admin Centre so I appreciate any assistance and feedback that you can provide. I am trying to create a script that collects Teams data from (1) Get-UnifiedGroup and ...
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How to link to Teams document and have it open in Teams?

Is it possible to create a link to a document in Teams and have it actually open in Teams (assuming it's installed), rather than in a web browser?
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Onedrive doesn't sync to the building icon, instead sync to the OneDrive - Tenant Name

I tried syncing a Teams General folder to Onedrive in a new PC, but it is always syncing to Onedrive - Icon in Onedrive We are using Microsoft Teams in the company, and we had added several Teams ...
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Delete a Team but Retain the Calendar

Is there a good method for deleting an MS Team but keeping the Teams Calendar? I know I could create a new shared calendar in Exchange and import the data, but what I want to do is just change the ...
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Give control of your pc to others via Microsoft Teams

I want to give control to a participant in a meeting but I cannot see "Give control" from MS Teams. The description below suggests otherwise: Give control On the sharing toolbar, select ...
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Power Automate send direct message to a user that joins Microsoft Teams

Was trying to create a flow on Microsoft Automate Cloud flow to send a Direct Message to a user that joins Microsoft Teams. The current steps are: When a new team member is added Post message in a ...
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Outlook and Teams - Reset Free/Busy status every day

I sometimes set my Outlook status as "Busy" or "Away" while trying to focus without interruptions. The problem is the next day I forget to reset the status so it goes back to ...
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How do I find out who is sharing their screen on Teams?

During a call, it is almost impossible to know who is sharing their screen on a Teams call. Is there a way to find out which participant is sharing their screen? I am on the latest version as of 3rd ...
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How do you archive a channel in Teams?

I know you can archive a team but I was wondering how do you archive just a single channel so that it becomes read only and hidden from the normal views?
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Citrix, Linux-Host, Win-Client: Microsoft Team does not detect Audio devices

Microsoft Teams is not detecting audio devices within Micrsoft Windows Citrix environment. Linux / Ubuntu host. How to fix audio device detection? System My Company uses Citrix for remote work. The ...
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How to call yourself in Microsoft Teams?

How can I call myself in Microsoft Teams (possibly over the phone) in order to test some special sound device settings? I know about the Teams Echo Bot test call, which however is not sufficient for ...
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How can I find out who is notified when my Teams status changes?

I saw that in MS Teams we do have to possibility to be notified when someone becomes available. Is there a way to know who is notified when I become available? I.e. who has added me to their status ...
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How Do I Install Teams For Work or School For All Users?

I need to use the "Teams for work or school" version of Teams and not the Teams chat version for personal accounts installed with Windows 11. I downloaded and installed it but it has been ...
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MS Teams getting focus privately

When MS Teams is clicked on taskbar, it displays the last task being undertaken, such as chats with superior. How could, if possible, one force MS Teams, when it receives new "focus", to not ...
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How do I stop Microsoft Teams from converting smileys to emojis?

Whenever I try to type a smiley face in Microsoft Teams, it gets automatically converted into an emoji. This means :) -> 🙂, <3 -> ❤ , etc. Other chat applications like Discord have options ...
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Can I customize the icons below the chat message box in Microsoft Teams

I'm wondering if there is any way to customize the icons below the chat box when typing a message (either in a team channel or a direct message). As you add new apps they can add an icon but it gets ...
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How to see complete posts in MS TEAMS without clicking the see more button?

Is there any possibility to have posts in MS TEAMS always expanded. I don't want to click 1000 times a day on this "see more" button.It's such a drag. It makes not difference if chat or team ...
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Display entire day in calendar

Is there any way to make the calendar in Microsoft Teams display the entire workday, instead of just showing a rolling ~6 hour window? I am using the work week view, but from what I can see you don't ...
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How to update excel links after excel docs transferred from Server to Teams/Sharepoint

I currently have many excel workbooks on the office server. These contain many links between different workbooks. We are migrating these docs over to Teams and I am doing a test. Once in Teams (or ...
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File in Microsoft Teams with permissions?

Is it possible to upload a file to Microsoft Teams and give special permissions to users? Some users should be able to read-write the file. Other users should only read the file.
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How to change the image of a group chat in microsoft teams

I did not find a way to change the image of a group chat (NOT a team) in microsoft teams under Chat. If I click on the edit pencil, I can only change the name of the group. MacOS: 12.0.1
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How to configure Windows notifications & actions to receive Teams notifications?

I can set the Teams notification to "Windows" in the Teams settings: but I cannot find Teams as a sender in the Windows notification & actions config page (showing list sorted by name, ...
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Can Teams messages be searched along with Outlook Email messages?

I'm tired of having to flip back and forth between Teams and Outlook to look for communications. Is it possible to search all of them in one place? Maybe in a web interface somewhere?
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On Mac, Do not launch new Google Chrome windows for links in MS Teams chat

I am on Mac, and I have created multiple workspaces. I have Google Chrome running on desktop 2 of my Mac. I have MS Teams running on desktop 3, i.e. in a separate workspace. When I click a link in MS ...
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Where do Teams calendars live?

Do both the Teams and Outlook calendars live in Exchange 365? If so, how do you pull in Teams calendars into Outlook? What email address do you use to get them?
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Can a Microsoft Teams Calendar be pulled into Outlook integrated multiple Calendars?

In Microsoft Teams, one can add a Calendar tab to a Microsoft Teams channel. Can these be pulled into Microsoft Outlook in a way that overlays all of the calendars, including your personal and other ...
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How to turn off "auto-correction" in Teams?

When chatting in Microsoft Teams, the program will frequently auto-"correct" text that I type, or even more often, text that I paste. This frequently causes problems, as it changes the ...
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How do I choose the download location in Microsoft Teams?

When I download a file some has posted in a Teams chat, the file just downloads to my "Downloads" folder. In every web browser I've ever used, there is an option to have it ask you each time ...
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How can Teams Desktop clear cache automatically, after each use and quitting?

How can Teams clear cache as outlined by Veejay RC AUTOMATICALLY after each time I quit Teams or shut down my desktop? To clear your Teams desktop app cache: 1. Sign out on Teams > Quit Microsoft ...
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There’s a more permanent way to sign in to Microsoft Teams. If you’re having trouble completing the process, talk to your IT admin

I installed Teams on my desktop. When ever I click it, the error message in my screenshot springs up. Why? Here's my stopgap that wastes too much time. I must open my Outlook For Business, find any ...
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