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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:

Accessibility tools for Microsoft Teams 

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

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.  

Keywordsteams, accessibility, TTY, keyboard shortcuts, screen reader, captions,   Doc ID123021
OwnerLync M.GroupUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
Created2022-12-12 16:23:15Updated2022-12-14 11:29:02
SitesUniversity of Illinois Technology Services
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