Teams FAQ

Check here for answers to frequently asked questions about Microsoft Teams

How do I get access to Teams?

We will be piloting Teams with individual course groups and look to offer it to all students in Semester 1, 2022 if successful.

Can I create a team as a student?

Not currently, but when we rollout Teams to all students then you will be able to do this.

How do I customise my notifications?

Check how to manage notifications in Teams

How do I know which conversations include me?

If you’re worried about knowing when someone in a conversation needs your attention, just keep an eye on your Activity feed. There, you’ll get a notification whenever someone:@mentions you (you’ll also see your @mentions in the conversation, where you can spot them easily).@mentions teams and channels you belong to.Replies to conversations you’re part of.Replies to your replies.

Which browsers are supported for Teams online?

The Microsoft Teams web version works in the the following desktop browsers:

  • Internet Explorer 11
  • Microsoft Edge
  • The latest version of Chrome
  • The latest version of Firefox
  • Safari is not currently supported

How do I block someone in Teams?

While you can't block someone, you can mute them easily. Muting means that you will receive no notifications when they try to contact you.

  1. Go to the Chat tab
  2. For the user you want to mute, click the More options menu (... dot menu)
  3. Choose Mute