Microsoft Teams was launched in 2017 to provide a unique digital platform for team management, and it’s already booming in the ever-crowded market messaging apps.
But the Microsoft Teams’ mobile app has taken things a step further to organize all of your team conversations, tasks, meetings, content, and apps in a single shared workspace that you can take with you on the go.
Are you constantly on the go, getting work done from coffee shops, the airport, the couch, and while commuting? MS Teams’ mobile app provides a great experience.
Wondering how to use Microsoft Teams mobile app? Here are some amazing Microsoft Teams mobile app features:
1. Quiet hours and Quiet days
Don’t want to receive Teams notifications when you’re spending time with your kids in the evenings? On Teams mobile app, you can set “Quiet Hours” (for example, 7 PM to 7 AM) and “Quiet Days”(for example, Saturday and Sunday). This feature will help you to take control of your after-work hours.
2. Share content in a meeting from your cell phone
On Teams mobile app you can present PowerPoint slides, videos, photos, or even share your phone screen.
Just select More options button >>> Share button in your meeting controls >>> Choose to present a photo, video, PowerPoint, or your entire screen.
3. Transfer a call from your laptop to your mobile app
MS Teams makes it easy to transfer a call from your laptop to your mobile app (or vice versa) without interrupting the flow of your meeting.
4. Send Audio Messages in Chat
You can send an audio message (and avoid texting) when you are on the go, walking, or are even cooking. Tap and hold the mic button to start recording. You can preview your audio clips before sharing them with others.
5. Dark theme
Team mobile app is available in Dark mode. It’s stylish, easy on the eyes, and it might even improve your device’s battery life. Go to general settings to turn it on.
6. Integrate office lens
Office lens enhances your photo/document by cropping, sharpening, and straightening it, so it looks like a scanned copy.
Tap the Camera icon >>> Choose a picture taking mode: WHITEBOARD, PHOTO, and DOCUMENT, and take your picture >>> Office lens will crop your image.
7. Re-arrange the bottom bar
Teams app allows you to customize your bottom navigation bar with the tools that make the most sense for you. Tap and hold on a tool until it’s selected, then drag it up or down to rearrange the order.
8. Share your location
You can easily share your physical location with your team or manager from your Teams’ mobile app.
Click more options icon >>> On the menu select location >>> By default Teams will place a marker on your physical location >>> Click Share Location.
9. Mark messages and notifications as read/unread
Jumpstart on your day before you even get into the office, just swipe to mark messages and notifications as read/unread with one easy gesture.
10. Easily swap shifts with a co-worker from your app
The Shifts feature is designed for shift workers. You can set up reminders for your work shifts, set timing on when notifications should appear before your work shifts and clear shifts app data.
11. Add an additional account
With this feature, you can add an additional account to use the app. You can use multiple accounts with the Teams app on your phone.
12. Reacting to a message using Teams app
Want to respond to a message with an emoji reaction? Tap and hold the message you’d like to add a reaction to. Then, select the reaction you want, and watch it appear in the upper-right corner of the message.
13. Quote a message on mobile
Quote a message on the Microsoft Teams mobile apps is a much easier process, the only thing you have to do is swipe the message to the right and it will be added as a quote to the new message.