Navigation in Teams and general settings
In the following picture, the most important functions in the Teams sidebar are presented. More specific instructions can be found in the separate instructions section.
You can change certain settings in Teams, e.g., choose a theme and display, set sound settings, change language, and choose if Teams opens up automatically when turning the computer on.
You can also define, which notifications come to you e-mail, and which are only visible in Teams.
Settings can be found by clicking on your profile picture on the upper right-hand corner (1) or by choosing Settings behind “three dots” (2).
Settings for your Teams account
If you are a team member of more than one organization with your HAMK ID, those teams will appear in the list that opens from the profile picture. You can go to the teams by clicking that line. In the blue row in the Teams window, you can see which organization you’re in Teams.
You can easily find saved Teams messages behind the Saved icon.
You can also add one personal account to HAMK Teams, i.e., a Teams account created with a personal Microsoft account/email. For more information, see Microsoft Help on creating an account.
In the Manage account line, you can view and edit more common Teams settings. You can also access the same menu from the three dots (2) in the blue row of the Teams window.
The settings associated with using Teams are divided into categories as shown below.
From the General settings, you can edit the theme of Teams view, select language and schedule Out of office -mode, for example, during your vacation.
In the Privacy section, you can specify e.g. your willingness to participate in Teams surveys.
Notification settings can be customized in the Notifications-tab.
In the Devices row, you can select the audio devices and camera used by Teams, and also select the Noise suppression settings.
On the App Permissions, you can set permissions for Teams apps on your devices, either generally or per app.
In the Subtitles and Transcripts section, you can specify whether you are automatically recognized in meeting tests and recordings.
From the Calls menu, you can select, for example, the ringtone for Teams calls.
Change settings in Teams (Microsoft support)
Manage notifications in Teams (Microsoft support)
Manage your call settings in Teams (Microsoft support)