How to Use Microsoft Teams on iPad

Purpose

This article provides instructions to better guide you while you use Microsoft Teams on an iPad.

Explanation

Installing Teams Application

  • Open App Store.

Screenshot of the homescreen highlighting the "App Store"

  • Search for Microsoft Teams.
  • Tap Get.

Screenshot of  Teams in App Store highlighting the "Get" button

  • Enter your Apple account password to continue downloading.
  • You can find the installed Teams on your Home Screen.
  • Open Teams.
  • Sign in using your UTD email and password.

Image of the Teams signin page highlighting the "Sign in" button

  • You should be able to see the different menu options on the bottom (Activity, Chat, Teams, Calendar, etc.)

Using Chats on Teams App

  • Tap Chat.
    • If you have chat history from other devices, they are synced here.
  • To start a new chat, maneuver to the floating purple New Chat icon.

     Teams Chat highlighting the location of New Chat button

     
  • In the "To:" box, search for the name or the email address of the person you want to start your chat with.
     

Teams Chat New Chat Highlighting To section (to address name, email, group, tag)

Note: This chat history will also get synced to any of the devices that have Teams installed.


Using Calls on Teams App

  • If you do not see the Calls icon, click on More (three dots) on the bottom menu bar.
  • Select Calls.
     
    Teams Application Highlighting Teams Call button

     
    • Click on the Telephone icon (it should have a Plus sign on the iPad).

      Teans Application Call button

      Teams Application Dialpad
       
  • In the "To:" box, search for the name or the email address of the person you want to call.

Teams Application Make a Call (People)

  • This chat history will also get synced to any of the devices that have Teams installed.
     

Joining a scheduled Meeting on Teams App

  • Tap Calendar on the menu bar at the bottom of the screen.

  • Use the Search tool on top or scroll down to see scheduled meetings.
  • Join the meeting.

Scheduling a New Meeting on Teams App

  • Tap Calendar on the menu bar at the bottom of the screen.
  • Maneuver to the bottom left corner and click on the Plus sign (+).

Screenshot of  Calendar tab highlighting the "+" icon

  • Add the Meeting title > Add Participants.
    • Adding participants in your organization are searchable by both their names and email addresses.
    • Adding participants outside the organization requires their full email address.
  • Fill in the information needed.
  • Tap Done to save the meeting.

Screenshot of the Calendar tab with the new event highlighting the "Done" and "Assign Participants" buttons

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