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Microsoft Teams channels have a small  ⓘ  button for each channel in the top right of the screen.   The Channel Info button makes these relevant details easily accessible. Click the icon to see the channel description, membership, relevant apps, pinned posts, and recent updates in a side panel.…
As a result of pricing changes from vendors who supply Cornell with cloud document and file storage services, Cornell added storage quotas to Microsoft Teams accounts in 2024. The maximum storage quota for a Teams group is 50 GB. Check Your Current Storage Starting in February 2024, most…
Standard or Private Channels Using a Guest Account Standard or private channels are most suited to ad-hoc collaborations with individuals not affiliated with Cornell. Guests are very easy to add to your team.
Soon, faculty, students, and staff at Cornell's Ithaca and NYC Tech campuses will be able to try a new version of Microsoft Teams by flipping a toggle in the app. Once the option is made available, the toggle to Try the new Teams will be in the top bar of the app. It will be possible to change back…
Approvals is a native Teams application that lets you create, manage, and share approval requests and sign-offs. You can quickly start an approval flow from the same place you send a chat or have a channel conversation, or from the approvals app itself. A feature has been added that lets you…
A new, faster Teams app will soon be available. New Teams will also streamline and focus the look and feel of notifications, search, messages, and meetings. When it becomes available, estimated sometime in November 2023, it will be possible to try it by flipping a toggle in Teams, then switch back…
If you need to move large amounts data (for example your entire email history or cloud storage drive), you should take advantage of one the robust tools available to Move Your Personal Data. If you have a small amount of data -- just a few files or folders -- then it may make sense to transfer your…
PowerPoint Live in Microsoft Teams offers several benefits over screen-sharing your PowerPoint presentation window or editing window. 
Microsoft recently added an option that, when set, automatically schedules an online meeting (using either the Microsoft Teams or Zoom integration) when scheduling any new event in Outlook. If you do not use Teams for online meetings, or if you would prefer not to have an online meeting scheduled…

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