These colorful touchscreen devices that you find outside meeting rooms that are part of the Microsoft Teams platform are known as Microsoft Teams panels. From the distance, they provide instant information about room availability, and from up close it shows you what’s happening right now, as well as a listing of future meetings.
Find your meeting
The Teams panel can let you know if you are on the right track as you head to a scheduled meeting if you’re on your way there. On the right hand side of the screen, you will see the name of the current meeting, the time, and the organizer.
Whether you are a bit late or a bit early, simply scroll down to see the list of upcoming meetings that is scrollable below the rectangle.
Find a free room
The panel will let you know if the space is available at the moment if you are looking to hold an ad hoc meeting. It indicates that there is a free space in the area when the rectangle is green.
Using the Reserve button, select an end time that fits your meeting, and tap Reserve to claim the available space for your meeting.
Accessibility and other options
There is an option available on the right side of the screen for you to tap Settings in order to report an issue with your device.
Tap the Device settings option on the Settings screen if you want to change accessibility options or reboot the panel.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I use Microsoft Teams panels?
What are Teams panels?
How do I use Microsoft Teams for the first time?
- You can start your computer by clicking the Start button in Windows. The Microsoft Teams application can be found at the following link. You can find Microsoft Teams in the Applications folder on your Mac by going to the Applications folder. The Teams icon can be accessed from the mobile device by tapping it.
- You will need to enter your username and password associated with your Microsoft 365 subscription.
What are the 4 types of Microsoft Teams you can create?
- There are two types of class teams: team-led by the teacher and team-led by the student
- It is a peer-led organization that is driven by educators for educators (PLC).
- The staff (mentorship, administration, and other tasks that need to be performed by a leader)
- Various extracurricular activities (clubs, study groups, and other extracurricular activities)