Zoom and Microsoft Teams: FAQ

Summary

The following are frequently asked questions related to the Zoom to Microsoft Teams transition.

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Summary

The following are frequently asked questions related to the Zoom to Microsoft Teams transition.

 

Questions

Q1Can I require meeting registration in Teams?  

Q2 - Does Teams have breakout rooms?  

Q3 - Can I record my meetings in Teams?  

Q4 - Can I or others share our screens during a Teams meeting? 

Q5 - Is there a waiting room option in Teams? 

Q6 - Does Teams have co-hosts and/or alternative hosts? 

Q7 - Does Teams have an option for very large meetings like a Zoom webinar?

Q8 - What accessibility features are in Teams? 

Q9 - What Microsoft support is available for people with disabilities?

Q10 - Can non-USNH/external people join a USNH Teams meeting? 

Q11 Does Teams have an attendance feature?

Q12 - Can I use Teams in Canvas?

Q13 How many people can join a Teams meeting?

Q14 - Where can I find training on Teams Meetings?  

 

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A1 - Can I require meeting registration in Teams?

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A2 - Does Teams have breakout rooms? 

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A3 - Can I record my meetings in Teams? 

  • Any Teams meeting or call can be recorded for future viewing. The recording captures audio, video, and screen sharing activity, and you can share it securely across your organization. The recording is processed and saved to SharePoint if it was a channel meeting or OneDrive if it was any other type of meeting.
  • Microsoft Support - Record a meeting in Microsoft Teams 

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A4 - Can I or others share our screens during a Teams meeting?

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A5 - Is there a waiting room option in Teams?

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A6 - Does Teams have co-hosts and/or alternative hosts?

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A7 - Does Teams have an option for very large meetings like a Zoom webinar?

  • Yes. Teams also has webinars. Like in Zoom, Teams webinars are more structured. Participants have clear roles: one or several experts (presenters) share their ideas and present to an audience (attendees). By default, audio and video permissions are turned off for attendees.
  • Microsoft Support - Get started with Microsoft Teams webinars 

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A8 - What accessibility features are in Teams? 

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A9 - What Microsoft support is available for people with disabilities?

  • Microsoft offers the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk for technical assistance. The Disability Answer Desk support team is trained in using many popular assistive technologies and can offer assistance in English, Spanish, French, and American Sign Language.
  • Microsoft Support - Microsoft Disability Answer Desk 

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A10 - Can non-USNH/external people join a USNH Teams meeting? 

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A11 - Does Teams have an attendance feature?

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A12 - Can I use Teams in Canvas?

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A13 - How many people can join a Teams meeting?

  • You may have up to 1000 people in the same meeting.

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A14 - Where can I find training on Teams Meetings? 

  • You can find training on the AT Training Calendar. If you want to know Microsoft Teams better there is a great App called Training Assistant you can find under Apps in Microsoft Teams (see below) Lastly we'll be adding recorded sessions to our Documentation and Training channel

 Training Assistant in Microsoft Teams Apps

 

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Further Readings

USNH Knowledge Base Articles:

Microsoft Support Documentation  :

 

Need additional help?

For assistance concerning site creation, content sharing, file synchronization, or other common SharePoint, OneDrive, Teams, or Office app activities, we recommend our Microsoft 365 Learning sites:

Learn more about the great tools our Microsoft 365 Learning sites offer!

Visit the Technology Help Desk Support page to locate your local campus contact information or to submit an online technology support request.  For password issues you must call or visit the Help Desk in person.  

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Article ID: 4816
Created
Wed 11/15/23 3:53 PM
Modified
Tue 6/4/24 10:33 AM
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