Technology Services HelpDesk

Teams Orientation

Overviews of the layout, navigation and general use of Teams


  • Adding a Guest to a Meeting or to a Team
    It is easiest to host meetings with other Hendrix users, or other folks with Office 365 accounts, but you can invite anyone to a Teams meeting as long as they have an email account and a web browser.
    Last Modified: 5/15/2023
  • Starting a Chat
    To start a chat with someone   Click Chat on the App list on the Dashboard.  Click the New Chat icon   Enter a name in the To  box
    Last Modified: 5/12/2023
  • Changing a Team's Icon

    1. Right click on the team whose icon you wish to edit and click Manage team . 2. Under the Settings tab, click Change picture . 3. You will be given a list of pictures (more than show...

    Last Modified: 5/2/2023
  • Availability dot in Teams
    Next to each person you will see a colored bubble that indicates their current status.  A green bubble means the person is available for chat.   A yellow clock bubble means the person is away.  A r...
    Last Modified: 5/2/2023
  • Add and Remove Buttons from Teams Homerow
    Add and remove buttons from Teams homerow for easy access.
    Last Modified: 4/20/2023
  • Add a member or owner to your Team
    Instructors and Team owners have the ability to add or remove members from their team, including      Students     Instructors     Guests  Adding Students to your Class Go to your course in
    Last Modified: 4/20/2023
  • Teams View Options, Grid or List
    To navigate to a specific Team, go to the Teams Dashboard and click the tile for the Team you wish to open. On the left side of the
    Last Modified: 11/30/2022