Teams Talk: Calendar & Calls

​An educational session presented by Microsoft and sponsored by DIR.  Each session focuses on a specific part of Teams.  Content delivery should be about 30 minutes, followed by optional Q&A

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Location & Hours

Start Time:
Oct 28 2020
1:15 PM
End Time:
Oct 28 2020
2:00 PM
Hosted virtually via Teams Live Event

Teams Talk: Calendar & Calls

Wednesday, October 28th | 1:15 pm CST | Click Here to Join

(No pre-registration. Delivered virtually via Teams Live Event)

Presented by the Microsoft Customer Success Team – Austin

This session will cover the Calendar and Calls tabs within Teams to help users better understand all of the available features within Teams when scheduling meetings via Teams. We'll also touch on how to personalize your view in the Calls tab to better utilize the internal calling features. 

The planned length is 30 minutes of content with optional Q&A time.

Calendar Tab

  • View calendar or open a meeting 
  • Schedule a meeting
  • Join a meeting from outlook
  • Join a meeting from Teams app
  • Create Ad-hoc meetings
  • Calendar view options

Calls Tab & Meeting Features in Teams

  • Search directory and start calls 
  • Manage contacts, favorites, groups 
  • Speed dial  
  • Video call
  • Blur

Note: External calling is a specific license add-on and beyond the scope of this session.

Additional Details

  • This educational session is sponsored by the Texas Department of Information Resources (DIR) and presented by Microsoft.
  • The session is intended for any public sector staff interested in the topic.  There is no cost to attend.
  • No advance registration required. We would appreciate attendees completing the virtual sign-in sheet during the session.
  • Microsoft will make a recording of the session available for up 180 days. (Use the same link as joining the session.)
  • If you didn't receive this invitation directly and would like to see future announcements, join one of DIR's key discussion lists: DIRTECH (IT staff) or DIRTRAIN (training staff).
  • Contact joy.bryant@dir.texas.gov with questions.