Microsoft Teams voicemail greetings can be effortlessly set by configuring the voicemail settings using the web, desktop, or mobile client for added convenience. One notable Microsoft Teams feature is that voicemail can be either recorded or use text-to-speech technology.
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Microsoft Teams Voicemail Settings
The voicemail settings in Microsoft Teams are located under the call settings.
- Click on the 3 dots to the left of your profile picture in the upper right-hand corner.
- Click Calls
- Click Configure voicemail
Microsoft Teams Voicemail Greeting Options
There are currently two options to configure a personalized voicemail greeting; you can either record a message or utilize text-to-speech technology. Unfortunately, there is no option to upload a file with a pre-recorded message.
Record a voicemail greeting
You can record a greeting directly in Microsoft Teams by clicking Record a greeting and choosing option 2 to record your personal greeting.
Text-to-speech voicemail greeting
A Microsoft Teams voicemail greeting may also be set by using the text-to-speech. The section to type your greeting is not marked well. Click below your custom greeting to type a custom greeting.
Microsoft Teams Out of Office Greeting
Microsoft Teams offers an Out of Office greeting that can be recorded or played through text-to-speech technology. Unfortunately, as of now, there is no option to upload a pre-recorded message.
Record an Out of Office Greeting
Record an Out of Office greeting directly in Microsoft Teams by clicking Record a greeting and choosing option 3 to record your personal greeting.
Text-to-Speech Out of Office Greeting
Type an Out of Office greeting in the section under Your custom out of office greeting. The section to type your Out of Office message is not well defined.
Enable Out of Office Greeting in Microsoft Teams
The Out of Office greeting in Microsoft Teams has 3 settings to enable the greeting. These settings are located at the bottom of the voicemail settings.
The voicemail options in Microsoft Teams are very basic compared with other services. However, the addition of text-to-speech is a nice addition that many other VOIP services do not offer.
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