Keyboard shortcuts are viewed as the quickest way to command more. Keywords shortcuts are used to quickly find whatever you are looking for in Microsoft Teams. To reply to a chat in the Teams app, simply press the R key on your keyboard. You can quickly attach a file to a message by just pressing Alt-A in Windows or Option-A on a Mac. To view all the keyboard shortcuts possible in Microsoft Teams, simply press Alt and the forward-slash key together (Alt-/) in Windows or Option and the forward-slash (Option-/) on a Mac.
Ctrl + Shift + M – Mute (unmute) yourself during a meeting
Ctrl + Shift + O – Turn on (turn off) your camera on a call
Ctrl + N – New chat to start
^ – Use up arrow key to edit the last message sent by you
Ctrl + O – Select a file to attach and send in your chat
Ctrl + 1+ 2 + 3 – Use the combination to navigate in your left navigation rail. (i.e. Ctrl + 1 = Activity feed; Ctrl +2 = Chat; Ctrl + 3 = Teams etc.)
Ctrl + E – Call a search bar at the top of the app to quickly find conversations, files, and more
Ctrl + / – Check all of the available shortcuts allowing you to navigate to various destinations, access needed content, and change your current status.
: word – Use a symbol ‘:’ right before a word of your choice to discover emojis related to this word and use them (e.g.: meeting or: pineapple)
For more shortcuts, both for Windows and macOS check Microsoft Teams Support Portal here.