Whiteboard in Teams

Microsoft Whiteboard in Teams

Written By Michael Xalxo ()

Updated at April 29th, 2020


Microsoft Whiteboard is an online canvas, basically a digital whiteboard where participants can exchange ideas and collaborate on a virtual canvas by drawing, sketching, and writing. It works across devices and supports touch, pen and keyboard. You must sign in with your Microsoft account to use the web application available in your Office 365 menu. This feature is also integrated with Teams meetings and automatically gets added to your meeting which is accessible before, during and after the meeting. 


To learn more about Microsoft Whiteboard, its usage, devices it is compatible with, and additional features, visit Microsoft Whiteboard Help.

Whiteboard Integration in Teams meeting

You can access the whiteboard by clicking on the share button, when you are in a Teams meeting.  Meeting participants automatically gets access to whiteboard, but it can also be shared with the folks who couldn’t join the meeting or were not included in the meeting invite. Your whiteboards can be accessed from your Office 365 account (https://whiteboard.microsoft.com).


To learn more about whiteboard on Teams and frequently asked questions. – Use Whiteboard in Microsoft Teams

How to get started with whiteboard in a Teams meeting?

How to use ink?

How to add other content types to the whiteboard?

Enable Whiteboard on Surface Hub

This article offer information on how to use Whiteboard on Surface Hub (Enable Microsoft Whiteboard in Surface Hub)

Enable Whiteboard in your Organization

For Administrators, this article provides details on how to enable Whiteboard in your organization (Enable Microsoft Whiteboard for your Organization). 

Feature Request

To submit feature request and suggest new ideas for Whiteboard app, visit Microsoft suggestion portal (Microsoft Whiteboard’s suggestion Portal)


If you don't see Whiteboard in your Team meeting or are experiencing difficulty using Whiteboard, please reach out to the Technology department at Tech@overlake.org

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