Moving from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams for people that use screen readers

Moving from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams for people that use screen readers

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This article is for people who use a screen reader program with the Office products and is part of the Office Accessibility content set. For more general help, see Office Support home.

Switching from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams and using a screen reader? We’ve created this article to get you and your team up and running smoothly.

When time is of the essence and you need to get aboard the Microsoft Teams train rather sooner than later, get started with our Quick Start Guide: Moving from Skype for Business to Microsoft Teams for people using a screen reader. Once you're ready to take the next step, learn how you can Use a screen reader to explore and navigate Microsoft Teams and do the Basic tasks using a screen reader with Microsoft Teams.

Curious about how Microsoft Teams compares to Skype for Business? We've got good news for you: Microsoft Teams not only supports the same functionality as Skype for Business but offers you even more effective ways to help your team come together and get organized. For the list of supported features, go to Switch to Teams from Skype for Business.

Want to know how you can do the same things in Microsoft Teams that you do in Skype for Business? Check out the Microsoft Teams Frequently Asked Questions and dive into Microsoft Teams.

To find all our instructions tailored for people who use screen readers, go to Accessibility support for Microsoft Teams.

If you need more help, go to Microsoft Teams help center.

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Microsoft wants to provide the best possible experience for all our customers. If you have a disability or questions related to accessibility, please contact the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk for technical assistance. The Disability Answer Desk support team is trained in using many popular assistive technologies and can offer assistance in English, Spanish, French, and American Sign Language. Please go to the Microsoft Disability Answer Desk site to find out the contact details for your region.

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