Microsoft Teams Search Bar
If you use Microsoft Teams, you will know there is a search bar conveniently located at the top of the Teams screen.
But did you know that the search bar can also be used as a very useful command line? If you type a forward slash character in the search field, you will be shown a full list of all the commands that are available.
Just type in one of the commands and it will act as a shortcut. So for example typing in:
Will set your status to “do not disturb”. Typing in:
Will show you all your unread activity.
This is the full list of the current commands which can also be found at this Microsoft help page.
|Command||What it Does|
|/activity||See someone’s activity.|
|/available||Set your status to available.|
|/away||Set your status to away.|
|/busy||Set your status to busy.|
|/call||Call a phone number or Teams contact.|
|/dnd||Set your status to do not disturb.|
|/files||See your recent files.|
|/goto||Go to a team or channel.|
|/help||Get help with Teams.|
|/join||Join a team.|
|/keys||See keyboard shortcuts.|
|/mentions||See all your @mentions.|
|/org||See someone’s organisational chart.|
|/saved||See your saved messages.|
|/testcall||Check your call quality.|
|/unread||See all your unread activity.|
|/whatsnew||See what’s new in Teams.|
|/who||Ask Who a question about someone.|
|/wiki||Add a quick note.|