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Getting Started

Information on getting started with Teams for Education including installation and orientation.

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  • Overview of Teams meeting controls

    Overview of the basic control bar: While in a Teams meeting, your meeting controls will be located in the top right of your screen. The timer will display how much time has passed s...

    Last Modified: 3/8/2022
  • Create a Team
    When you want to create your own Team for an organization, small group or activity, begin by clicking Join or Create Team on the main Teams page.
    Last Modified: 2/23/2022
  • Move or Copy a file in Teams
    Use Teams on the desktop or web to quickly move or copy files. Go to the Files tab in a channel. Or, if the file is in your OneDrive, go to Files on the left of Teams and select OneDrive. Select Mor...
    Last Modified: 8/19/2021
  • Create a team from suggested classes
    Select Teams from the app bar. Select Suggested classes If you're using grid view, Suggested classes will be next to the Join or create team button at the top right of Teams. If you're using li...
    Last Modified: 8/16/2021
  • Using a background image in Teams meetings

    How to use a background image 1. While in a meeting, click the thee dots on the toolbar and then in the pop-up menu click Show background effects . 2. Then on the right panel, there will b...

    Last Modified: 11/13/2020
  • Tab Space
    Every team has   Posts for discussion,   Files for sharing materials with students,  Class Notebook for creating notes to share with students    There
    Last Modified: 8/25/2020
  • Access Teams for Linux
    You can install the Teams Desktop client on Linux computers.  How to get Teams for desktop Install Teams using DEB package  Download the package from
    Last Modified: 8/13/2020
  • How to Access Teams on Android
    You can access Teams on smart phones and tablet devices running the four latest versions of the Android operating system.   How to get Teams for mobile     Go to https
    Last Modified: 8/13/2020
  • How to Access Teams on iOS
    You can access Teams on smart phones and tablet devices running the two latest versions of the iOS operating system.   How to get Teams for mobile    Go to https teams.microsoft.com downloads  Cl...
    Last Modified: 8/13/2020
  • How to Access Teams on the Web
    Go to https teams.microsoft.com in your web browser of choice  Once you navigate to the page you will be prompted to log in to your Hendrix account. This is the same information you
    Last Modified: 8/13/2020