Save time with keyboard shortcuts

Did you know you can simply press the R key on your keyboard to reply to a thread in the Teams app? Or press Alt-A in Windows (Option-A on a Mac) to quickly attach a file to a message? Or see all the keyboard shortcuts available in Teams by pressing Alt-/ (Alt and the forward slash key) in Windows or Option-/ (Option and the forward slash) on a Mac. Cut time out of your day by learning the keyboard shortcuts for Teams that are most important to you!

Many users find that using an external keyboard with keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams on Windows helps them work more efficiently. For users with mobility or vision disabilities, keyboard shortcuts can be easier than using the touchscreen and are an essential alternative to using a mouse. This article itemizes the keyboard shortcuts for Microsoft Teams on Windows.


  • The shortcuts in this topic refer to the US keyboard layout. Keys for other layouts might not correspond exactly to the keys on a US keyboard.
  • If a shortcut requires pressing two or more keys at the same time, this topic separates the keys with a plus sign (+). If you have to press one key immediately after another, the keys are separated by a comma (,).For more information click HERE