To help clarify how apps work in Teams, this video explores the Who app. The Who app lets you search for information about your coworkers. You can find their contact information and job title from your company's directory. But, you can also see how different team members are connected in the company's org chart. You can also use different commands to find people who work with teammates that you already know.
- [Narrator] One of my favorite features in Teams…is a simple little app called Who.…It can help you find information about people you work with,…identify what their job is,…and where they land on the company's org chart.…It's an easy app that can be used as a personal app…or as a bot,…and it can also be triggered from the command box.…The Who app comes pre-installed in Teams…so I can start by going to the list of personal apps…and I can find it there, I'll just click on Who,…and then from here I can ask a question…about one of my co-workers,…I'll just click on this box at the bottom…and I'll type in, who is Stewart Mori?…And after a moment it gives me information about that person…I can see his job title, contact information,…and a bunch of other options.…
The first time you do this…it will ask you to allow permission for this app…to search the company directory on your behalf…you just need to hit the allow button there.…And this will not work for everybody…your Office 365 administrator must have this linked…
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- Saving time with bots
- Extending the functionality of Teams with apps
- Forwarding emails to Teams
- Modifying your notifications and alerts
- Using Teams as the hub for all of your Office 365 apps
- Hiding channels and teams you don't use
- Helpful keyboard shortcuts
Skill Level Intermediate
Q: This course was updated on 10/22/2018. What changed?
A: The following topics were updated: keyboard shortcuts in Teams, commands for the command box, using the Who app to get info about teammates, and using bots in Teams.