How to set up Photo Galleries in Microsoft Teams - Best practice! 📷
Viewing photos in Microsoft Teams is basic functionality. However, it is not always that easy to use. In this blog I will give some practical tips to better deal with photos in Microsoft Teams.
Viewing photos in Microsoft Teams in thumbnail view
Built into Microsoft Teams by default are Tiles. With this functionality you can see a miniature image of each photo.
You can activate it once by clicking on -> 'all Documents' -> Tiles at the top right.
Example of folder display with Tiles.
Add a SharePoint gallery to Microsoft Teams
In Microsoft Teams in your gallery, click on "Open in SharePoint"
Press again: Tiles.
Then click on one photo to open it, if you wish. At the top you will see the navigation bar for photos. In this gallery, there are 9 photos.
Save this tiles view as default
Don't forget this step! Otherwise, your tiles view will always revert to the list view after a new login. (default SharePoint)
Select: Save -> All Documents
Go to the channel where you want to add an image gallery and press +.
Then click on Website and copy the URL of your SharePoint site to the Website Tab.
Copy this link to the Website URL and press save.
You can now navigate through photos in Microsoft Teams! Handy for your colleagues, isn't it?
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