Teams – It is going to be easier to temporally unmute

Over the past 2 years or so, the infamous “you are on mute” has been the quote of the years Smile

Well, you obviously already know how to mute/unmute using the Mic button on the Teams client or the Ctrl+Shit+M shortcut, but sometime you want/need to be mute all time and then just talk a little bit and go back to mute (which is sometime was is being missed).

Well, you are going to be able to use a specific keys combination to unmute you for a bit and once you release the keys to automatically go back to  mute.

This feature is already available for those running preview client (see https://t.co/t4VpnDpSjv and https://t.co/VyOvTrtLYd).

If you are not running the preview, it is expected to get the deployment starting late December and completed by January.

The keys combinations are:

  • For Windows client
    • Ctlr+Space
  • For MacOS client
    • Option+Space

Both keys must be pressed to unmute yourself.

To be able to use this, you need to ensure your Teams client settings has Keyboard shortcut to unmute turn on

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