Microsoft Teams Keyboard Shortcuts for Meetings

Microsoft Teams Tips & Tricks
Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts for meetings, Teams meeting shortcuts

Are you one of the millions of people using Microsoft Teams for video and audio meetings? Try these Teams meeting shortcuts the next time you want to create, manage, or participate in a Teams meeting. (These shortcuts work with the Teams desktop and web apps.)

For a list of these and other Microsoft Teams keyboard shortcuts, from the Teams interface, type [Ctrl] + [Period] for a pop-up list of shortcuts. Or, download a handout of Teams shortcuts at

Teams Meeting Shortcuts

  • Schedule a meeting: [Alt] + [Shift] + N
  • Admit people from lobby: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + Y
  • Toggle mute: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + M
  • Toggle video: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + O
  • Toggle full screen: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + F
  • Toggle background settings (blur, virtual background): [Ctrl] + [Shift] + P
  • Share your screen: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + E
  • Accept video call: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + A
  • Accept audio call: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + C
  • Start audio call: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + C
  • Start video call: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + U
  • Decline call or screen share: [Ctrl] + [Shift] + D

To be more productive with Microsoft Teams, check out these additional shortcuts, tips and techniques at

By Dawn Bjork, MCT, MOSM, CVP, The Software Pro®
Microsoft Certified Trainer, Productivity Speaker, Certified Virtual Presenter

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