How to Use the Whiteboard in Microsoft Teams

How to Use the Whiteboard in Microsoft Teams

Did you know that you can use the whiteboard before, during and after a meeting. When you create a meeting, you can access the whiteboard even before the meeting starts. All you need to do is open the meeting chat and click on the whiteboard tab which has been added automatically by Microsoft Teams.

Previously during online classes, teachers used to put whatever they wanted to explain on a piece of paper and post pictures. Now in Microsoft Teams, teachers can use a virtual whiteboard to explain. The blackboard is an important part of the classroom. Because Microsoft Teams aims to provide a classroom environment. So, you can use the whiteboard to make your online meeting or class more interactive and communicative.

How to Use the Whiteboard in Microsoft Teams

Whiteboards provide participants with an unlimited digital canvas that they can use to sketch. You can zoom out and when you draw in it you can slide the canvas to have more space to draw. And every meeting participant can use it.

To be able to use the whiteboard in MS Teams, follow the steps below:

1. Open MS Teams
2. Join the meeting where you want to attend or attend.
3. Click the button “Share” in the middle.

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4. Click on “Microsoft Whiteboard

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5. Wait a minute, until all members see the whiteboard.

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6. Now use marker and eraser to present what you want to highlight. Use different colors to present in a better way. Also, everyone in the meeting is allowed to write on the whiteboard.

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7. When finished, click “Stop presenting” to exit Whiteboard.

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Microsoft Teams is a team collaboration platform. It’s easy to set up and is the most convenient way to manage a distributed team. This software comes with many features.

There are four goals that Microsoft wants to achieve through this software.

  1. Effective communication
  2. Better collaboration
  3. Customizable Workspace
  4. Lovely Teamn

Distributed teams are relatively difficult to manage than teams that are geographically located in the same place. Team members depend on each other. They share resources, tools, and need good communication.