Using Elgato Stream Deck with Microsoft Teams




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February 2, 2023

In a recent post, Microsoft announced a lot of news about Microsoft Teams. One of the most exciting news is the official support for the Elgato Stream Deck. Microsoft developed an official plugin for the device.

With Stream Deck you can easily control the meetings by settings keys to control the camera, send reactions, raise hands and much more.

This is the list of the actions that you can program on the Stream Deck:

  • πŸ“· Toggle camera on/off
  • πŸ”‡ Toggle mute on/off
  • ⏺️ Toggle record on/off
  • πŸ˜Άβ€πŸŒ«οΈ Toggle background blur on/off
  • πŸƒ Leave the meeting
  • 😁 Display live reactions including applause, laugh, like, love, and wow
  • 🀚 Raise or lower hand

The link to the plugin: https://apps.elgato.com/plugins/com.microsoft.teams

How to install the plugin

Open the Stream Deck application and click on the "Stream Deck Store" icon on the main page. Click on the Plugin tab and search for "Teams".

Stream Deck Store

Install the "Microsoft Teams" plugin. Close the Stream Deck Store and from the main page, create a new profile.

From the right navigation bar, drag&drop all the icons that you want to program in your device.

MS Team Plugin

Get the API token

When you drop the icons in your deck preview, you are not ready to use the new screen on the device. The buttons require an API token from Microsoft Teams.

API token

Open Microsoft Team and click on three dots on the top bar and then "Settings". Click on "Privacy" and then, in the new screen, click on "Third-party app API".

Turn on the switch and copy and paste the token in the stream deck application.

Third party API

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