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Teams accessibility, TTY devices, and keyboard shortcuts
On this page, you can learn about the accessibility features available in Teams. Note that some Calling features will not be available until the University transistions to Teams for Calling on May 17th.
For a comprehensive list of all accessibility features Microsoft maintains a document with quick links to all features:
Screen reader support for Microsoft Teams
Make your Microsoft Teams meetings, calls, and messages accessible to people with disabilities
Turn on Text Telephone (TTY)
Click the ellipsis next to your profile picture at the top of Teams and then choose Settings > Calls.
In the Accessibility section, click Turn on TTY mode.
Using Cortana voice assistance in Teams
Use live captions in a Teams meeting
Many users find that using a keyboard with keyboard shortcuts for Teams 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. The link below takes you to a page with keyboard shortcuts that can be used in Teams on Windows and MacOS. Some shortcuts vary between Desktop and Web version.