Keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams (macOS)

This article itemizes the keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams on Mac and the web app on Mac.

  • A plus sign (+) in a shortcut means that you need to press multiple keys at the same time.

  • A comma sign (,) in a shortcut means that you need to press multiple keys in order.

  • You can open a list of keyboard shortcuts in the Microsoft Teams on Mac app. Press Command+E to move the focus to the search field at the top of the screen, type /keys, and press Return. To close the list, press Esc.

General

To do this

Mac

Web

Show keyboard shortcuts.

Command+Period (.)

Command+Period (.)

Go to Search.

Command+E

Command+E

Show commands.

Command+Slash (/)

Command+Slash (/)

Open filter.

Command+Shift+F

Command+Shift+F

Go to a specific team or channel.

Command+G

Command+Shift+G

Open apps flyout.

No shortcut

Command+Accent (`)

Start a new chat.

Command+N

Option+N

Open Settings.

Command+Comma (,)

Command+Shift+Comma (,)

Open Help.

F1

Command+F1

Close.

Esc

Esc

Zoom in.

Command+Equals sign ( = )

No shortcut

Zoom out.

Command+Minus sign (-)

No shortcut

Return to default zoom.

Command+0

No shortcut

Reset zoom level.

Command+0

No shortcut

Show keyboard shortcuts

You can access the keyboard shortcuts directly from within the app in several ways. The methods below apply to both the Desktop and Web apps.

  • Press Command+Period (.).

  • Press Command+E to go to the Search field, type /keys, and then press Return.

  • Select the  Teams more icon (Settings and more) button in the upper-right corner of Microsoft Teams on Mac, and then select Keyboard shortcuts.

  • To navigate to the keyboard shortcuts with a screen reader, press the Tab key until you hear "Settings and more," and press Return. Press the Down arrow key until you hear "Keyboard shortcuts," and press Return.

Navigation

 

Mac

Web

Open Activity.

Command+1

Control+Shift+1

Open Chat.

Command+2

Control+Shift+2

Open Teams.

Command+3

Control+Shift+3

Open Calendar.

Command+4

Control+Shift+4

Open Calls.

Command+5

Control+Shift+5

Open Files.

Command+6

Control+Shift+6

Go to previous list item.

Left Option+Up arrow key

Left Option+Up arrow key

Go to next list item.

Left Option+Down arrow key

Left Option+Down arrow key

Move selected team up.

Command+Shift+Up arrow key

No shortcut

Move selected team down.

Command+Shift+Down arrow key

No shortcut

Open the History menu.

Command+Shift+H

No shortcut

Go to the previous section.

Command+Shift+F6

Command+Shift+F6

Go to the next section.

Command+F6

Command+F6

 

Messaging

Messaging - Keyboard shortcuts for macOS

To do this

Mac

Web

Start a new conversation.

Option+Shift+C

Option+Shift+C

Go to compose box.

Option+Shift+C

Option+Shift+C

Expand compose box.

Command+Shift+X

Command+Shift+X

Send a message.

Command+Return

Command+Return

Attach a file in chat messages.

Option+Shift+O

No shortcut

Attach a file in channel messages.

Command+O

Command+Shift+O

Start a new line.

Shift+Return

Shift+Return

Reply to a thread.

Option+Shift+R

Option+Shift+R

Search current chat or channel messages.

Command+F

Command+F

 

Meetings and calls

Note: To use the temporarily unmute shortcut, first go to Settings Privacy and make sure Keyboard shortcut to unmute is switched on.

Meetings and Calls - Keyboard shortcuts for macOS

To do this

Mac

Web

Accept video call.

Command+Shift+A

Command+Shift+A

Accept audio call.

Command+Shift+S

Command+Shift+S

Decline call.

Command+Shift+D

Command+Shift+D

Start audio call.

Command+Shift+C

Command+Shift+C

Start video call.

Command+Shift+U

Command+Shift+U

End audio call.

Command+Shift+H

No shortcut

End video call.

Command+Shift+H

No shortcut

Toggle mute.

Command+Shift+M

Command+Shift+M

Temporarily unmute.

Option+Spacebar

No shortcut

Announce raised hands (screen reader).

Command+Shift+L

Command+Shift+L

Raise or lower your hand.

Command+Shift+K

Command+Shift+K

Start screen share session.

Command+Shift+E

No shortcut

Toggle video.

Command+Shift+O

No shortcut

Toggle fullscreen.

No shortcut

Command+Shift+F

Go to sharing toolbar.

Command+Shift+Space

Command+Shift+Space

Decline screen share.

Command+Shift+D

No shortcut

Accept screen share.

Command+Shift+A

No shortcut

Admit people from lobby notification.

Command+Shift+Y

No shortcut

Open the Background settings menu.

Command+Shift+P

No shortcut

Schedule a meeting.

Option+Shift+N

Option+Shift+N

Go to current time.

Option+Period (.)

Option+Period (.)

Go to previous day or week.

Control+Option+Left arrow key

Control+Option+Left arrow key

Go to next day or week.

Control+Option+Right arrow key

Control+Option+Right arrow key

View day.

Command+Option+1

Command+Option+1

View workweek.

Command+Option+2

Command+Option+2

View week.

Command+Option+3

Command+Option+3

Save or send meeting request.

Command+S

Command+S

Join from meeting details.

Option+Shift+J

Option+Shift+J

Go to suggested time.

Option+Shift+S

Option+Shift+S

 

Details

Article ID: 140198
Created
Fri 6/24/22 8:24 AM
Modified
Fri 6/24/22 8:24 AM
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