Teams – The hidden menu

By now, you know Microsoft Teams, the unified communication and collaboration platform.

You also know the Teams menu to manage client settings available by clicking on your picture from the Teams client

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But did you know there is an hidden menu with a lot more options available?

To access this hidden menu, you need to press the Shift key and double-click quickly on the Teams icon in the systray and then immediately right click on the icon; this will make this hidden menu appear.

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From there you have a lot of option, from managing client restart to rollback an update or do testing or reregistering SIP protocol

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You even generate a WebRTC dump or change the Teams channel used for update

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Or define a zoom setting

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Some of these hidden options are quite self explanatory, some a little bit more confusing. Many seems more related to specific needs like troubleshooting or development.

Unfortunately there is not much documentation available to detail all these options.

Enjoy with this trick Smile

Benoit Hamet
Benoit Hamet
Benoit is working on Microsoft collaborative technologies He has been awarded as MVP for more than 12 years Currently MVP on Office 365 after being awarded on SharePoint (2011-2012) and Windows client & server (2002-2007) Speaker at various Microsoft events (TechDays, TechNet seminars) and Quest Software He works on on-premises (Active Directory, RADIUS/NPS, Exchange, Skype for Business, SharePoint, SQL, Terminal Server, Windows client and Windows Server) or online (Azure, Intune, Office 365, Exchange Online, SharePoint Online, Skype for Business Online, Teams) technologies