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Hands-On Microsoft Teams - Second Edition

By : João Ferreira
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Hands-On Microsoft Teams - Second Edition

By: João Ferreira

Overview of this book

Microsoft Teams is a permanent fixture in the modern workplace, but many of its productivity-boosting features go unnoticed or unused. Hands-On Microsoft Teams shows you how to use Teams to its full potential through easy-to-follow practical tutorials. This guide to mastering Teams explores the platform in comprehensive detail and how it interacts with the rest of the Microsoft ecosystem to help you work efficiently and manage your resources. You'll get to grips with core functionality like setting up and managing teams, channels, chats, tabs, and meetings. You'll also learn to get the best out of Teams by adding custom apps, integrating with Microsoft 365, using PowerShell automation, and exploring useful settings you didn't know existed. Along the way, you'll be shown various real-world scenarios and how to implement solutions for them in Teams that will increase your productivity. Whether you're an administrator, manager, or team member, by the end of this book you'll be confident in using everything Microsoft Teams has to offer.
Table of Contents (16 chapters)
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Microsoft Teams devices overview

Microsoft Teams has a wide variety of devices certified to work with the platform, improving existing experiences and creating new experiences for the users that depend on the platform to accomplish their daily tasks.

In this section, you will get an overview of all the device categories that Microsoft has currently certified and a brief explanation of the scenarios they were built for.

Microsoft Teams certified devices are divided into seven different categories: headsets, speakerphones, desk phones and Teams displays, Teams Rooms, monitors, web cameras, and room system accessories. Below we take a more detailed look at each of these:

  • Headsets: The headset devices certified for Microsoft Teams offer rich audio quality and a plug and play feature that automatically defines the device as the default to use in Microsoft Teams. Microsoft Teams headsets are available in a wired format using USB or with a Bluetooth connection. From them...