In Microsoft Teams you now have the ability to mute a student or group of students from commenting in any class conversations. This means students will no longer be able to post something like an inappropriate comment that and that the muted students can no longer post or reply in-class conversations.

Mute students in settings

  1. Select More options  More options button on your team’s tile.
  2. Select Manage team.MUTE STUDENTS 1
  3. Select the Members tab. You’ll see your students listed. Select the checkmark box under Mute students to prevent students from commenting or select the top checkbox to mute all students at once.MUTE STUDENTS 2

Note: Un-mute students by returning to settings and de-selecting the checkbox next to their names.

Mute a student from a message

  1. Navigate to the student message you want to mute.
  2. Select More options More options button next to the student’s post, then Mute this person.MUTE STUDENTS 3

To un-mute the student, follow the instructions above in your class team settings.