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How to find the contacts of a University staff

Any staff, visiting staff or student's contacts are available on Teams and Outlook.


This is the best way to contact staff or colleagues because people may be working from home or far from their desks.


1. Open Teams

2. Type their name in the 'Search' field

3. Click on their profile picture (which may be a picture, an avatar or their initials) or their name

4. Mouse over their profile picture if you want to see their contacts

5. Now you can: send them a message through the chat, call or videocall them using the 'Audio call' or 'Video call' buttons 

call and video call buttons

If the person you are calling has Teams installed on their mobile device, then they can use Teams mobile app to pick up your call.


If you want to find someone in Outlook, you have to:

1. Type their name in the 'Search' field

2. Click on their profile picture (it could be a picture, an avatar or their initials) or their name

3. Their profile will appear under the Results column, on the left

4. Click on their name: it will appear a new window with their contacts

Useful links

How do I update my University contact details

Calls (Internal & External)-How do I

Microsoft Support - Microsoft Teams help & learning

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