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Add an image to use as a Microsoft Teams Virtual Background

It is now possible for a Microsoft Teams Desktop user to add an image to the gallery of images to use for a virtual background for a Microsoft Teams meeting. You can use the image before or during the meeting session. It is possible to preview the background, but while doing so, it is not viewable by the other members attending the meeting.

Get Started with Microsoft Teams (Training and Information Resources)

How to access Microsoft-sponsored training on Teams.

How do I present content for a Microsoft Teams Live Event?

A Live Team Event is a great way to show content to a large audience, while at the same time limiting what capabilities of the audience, or attendees. This article describes the role of a presenter during a Microsoft Live Team Event.

How do I produce a Microsoft Teams Live Event?

Individuals in a Microsoft Teams Live Event each have a role during the event. The roles are participant or attendee, presenter, producer and/or organizer. The producer is often the one behind the 'camera' making sure that the event runs smoothly, moving the presenters from 'up next', or the queue, to presenting live and is responsible for stopping and starting the event. This article describes the role of producer and how to produce a live event after it has been scheduled.

How do I schedule a Microsoft Teams Live Event?

Microsoft Teams Live Event capability is included in our Office 365 license. Anyone with a College email account has the permission to schedule, present or produce a Live Team Event. This article describes how to schedule a live event.

How do I set up a Microsoft Teams meeting for a conference call for three or more people using my Outlook calendar?

All faculty and staff members are able to schedule a Teams meeting in order to hold a conference call when more than three people need to attend the same phone call. This article focuses on the steps to schedule a meeting specifically for a conference call.

How do I share Teams files with people outside CofC that are "view only"?

Learn how to share Teams files with people outside of CofC so that they can only view and not download the file.

How do I view and participate in a Microsoft Teams Live Event?

Microsoft Teams Live Event capability is included in our Office 365 license. Anyone with a College email account has the permission to schedule, present or produce a Live Team Event. By presenting information out to other members of CofC in a Live Event, you are automatically muting attendees microphones and web cameras by which you are reducing permissions to attendees to "watch" the meeting and only provide questions or comments using the meeting chat session.

How to Record a Meeting in Microsoft Teams

How to record a Microsoft Teams meeting.

Microsoft Teams - "We can't get your files" Error

This article describes how to address the "We can't get your files" error when attempting to access files on a newly-created team in Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams – Allow Screen Sharing in macOS

MacOS Catalina and BigSur require Security and Privacy changes to fully use Microsoft Teams.

Microsoft Teams - Overview and Channels

Microsoft Teams is a chat-based workspace in Office 365 that's a hub for teamwork. It's extensible and customizable, so you can tailor it for the information your team needs.

Reduce My Background Noise for a Microsoft Teams Meeting

This article describes the steps needed to reduce background noise during a Microsoft Teams meeting.