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Posts, Chats & Notifications

Communication with groups, individuals and groups of individuals (!) and setting your notifications to stay alert but not annoyed.


  • Replying to a Post in Teams
    To reply to an existing thread, Click on the reply button to the thread or post you wish to reply Enter your reply in the message box that appears Then click send or hit enter.
    Last Modified: 5/12/2023
  • Posting a new Threaded Discussion
    In a channel in a team, you can start a new threaded discussion or conversation.  1. Go to the Posts tab in the channel you want to post in.  2. At the bottom of
    Last Modified: 6/15/2023
  • Start Meeting in Channel from Posts
    You can create a new threaded discussion using live video for you or your students.  To set up a class with video for a lecture or class discussion Begin by clicking the Camera button
    Last Modified: 5/12/2023
  • Posting Files, Links, and Other Materials
    Each Team has it's own OneDrive storage space. This means you can share files, documents, videos, links and all sorts of other materials with your class and save a copy for later To Post a link
    Last Modified: 5/12/2023
  • Chat Window
    Teams allows you to communicate one on one via text, voice, or video with anyone at the College.   1. From the Dashboard, click the Chat app to open your Chat space.  Chat
    Last Modified: 5/2/2023
  • 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
  • Chat with Voice, Video, and Screen Sharing
    To do Voice or Video Chat   Start a chat as normal.  At the top right of the Chat Window, click the Video Call, Audio Call, or Start Sharing Your Screen button.
    Last Modified: 5/2/2023
  • Mobile Notification Settings
    If you have Teams on your mobile device, you may not want to be notified when you are not at work. You can either    Disable Notifications  Enable Quiet Hours (when you do not wish to
    Last Modified: 6/15/2023
  • Emailing your Team channels
    There are two ways to email your team and your method depends on the type of team that you are reaching out to For Classes   1. Proceed to Outlook and open a new message
    Last Modified: 5/5/2023
  • Post Announcements and Notify Your Class of Assignments

    There are two ways to post announcements you’d like your whole class to see in Microsoft Teams—you can use an @mention in a channel’s Conversation tab or post important documents using the  Files ...

    Last Modified: 5/12/2023