Microsoft Teams

MS Teams recording will be saving to OneDrive. Meetings will be easier to find, manage, and share inside and outside of SVSU. View the attached article for more details.
Teams recordings moving to Onedrive logo 7-26-21

Teams is a collaboration platform that is part of the Office 365 subscription.  It offers organized IM communication, file sharing, video meetings, and Office and third-party app integration.  Use Teams within departments, for cross-campus communication, file-sharing, or online class meetings.

Watch an MS Teams for Education Webinar

One of the Following is Required

  • Google Chrome
  • MS Edge
  • MS Teams Desktop Version (preferred) - Download it

5 Ways to Create and Host a MS Teams Meeting

  1. Within a Canvas Course
  2. As an Appointment in an Outlook Calendar
  3. Within a Team Channel
  4. As a Meet Now within Teams
  5. To Call a Phone Number (requires Conference Call ability to be applied to your account)

Breakout Rooms

Manage Notifications

Meeting Options and Recordings

Meeting Options

  • Set the Presenter and Attendee Roles by changing Meeting Options - video
  • Roles in a Teams Meeting - INSTRUCTIONS
  • Setting Meeting Options - Meeting options allow you to assign people to wait in the lobby until admitted, and limit recording and other features by assigning the role of presenter and attendee.  You can change the role of individual participants during the meeting, by:
    • Click Show participants in the meeting controls to see a list of the people in the people in the meeting.​​​​​
    • Hover over the name of the person whose role you want to change and click More options. 
    • Select Make a presenter or Make an attendee.


Start the recording

Record a Team Meeting - INSTRUCTIONS 

  1. If you want students to watch the online session in the future, you must manually start the recording
  2. While in the Meeting pane, move your mouse to reveal the Meeting Toolbar.  It will be located in the bottom, center of the meeting pane.  Click the More Menu (ellipses), then select Start Recording.
  3. When done with the meeting, come back to the More Menu and select Stop Recording.  Recordings are available within the Chat window for students to view.  They can also be accessed via MS Stream.

Stop the meeting

  1. While in the Meeting pane, move your mouse to reveal the Meeting Toolbar.  Click the Phone Receiver icon to hang up

Watch the recording

  1. Recordings are available within the chat section of a Group Chat or Team.  Recordings can also be viewed from MS Stream. Open Outlook on the web, then click the App Launcher (waffle) menu at the top, left, select All Apps and then choose Stream.
  2. Click the My Content button and select Meetings.
  3. Click the thumbnail image of the recording you want to watch.
  4. Set Permissions (in Stream) for recordings and link to them within Canvas - video

Meet with Non-SVSU-Domain Users

  1. Create an appointment using your Outlook Calendar.
  2. Add the external users as attendees to the meeting.
  3. Add an online Team meeting. This is an option in the appointment settings window.
  4. A link is sent to the external attendee in the Calendar appointment.  While using Google Chrome or Microsoft Edge to attend the meeting, click the link. The external user does not need a Microsoft account to join the meeting. 

Test your Audio and Video Before a Call

Ensure Teams is working properly and make a test call. Select your profile picture, then Settings > Devices. Choose Make a test call under Audio devices.

Microsoft Support Teams Resources

Getting Started in Teams