Get to know Teams and become a super user with our guide to the most useful keyboard shortcuts. 


Keyboard shortcuts are fast becoming a firm favourite to help Teams users  work more efficiently whilst using the platform. Keyboard shortcuts can be easier than using a touchscreen for users with mobility or vision disabilities and are an essential alternative to using a mouse to improve efficiency.






When you're in a meeting you can easily mute and unmute yourself so you can ensure your focus remains on the meeting content, whilst ensuring you don't contribute to any disruptive background noise during the call. 





New Chat



When chatting and collaborating, use this shortcut to start a new conversation will a contact.


new chat

Attach a file



When in a conversation you can easily choose to share a new file, image, or document by using this shortcut. 


upload new file



CTRL + /


See all of the commands that you can use to easily navigate to different locations, access content, or set your status. 


search command



CTRL + ,


Quickly access your settings, adjust your theme, privacy, devices and all other settings. 



All Shortcuts

CTRL + .


To view all general, navigation, meetings, calls and chat shortcuts use this shortcut. Or, click on your profile in the top right hand corner and click keyboard shortcuts.


all keyboard shortcuts




Interested in more shortcuts?


See our full guide here, including all keyboard shortcuts for both Windows and Mac in Microsoft Teams.




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