Microsoft Teams makes communicating and collaborating with colleagues easy, but sometimes you need to focus without interruptions. You can make sure you are not interrupted by Teams notifications or calls by setting your status to 'Do not disturb'. You can set exceptions to this, for people you want to be able to contact you at all times.
You can change your settings so that you turn off notifications during any meetings or calls.
There is more information about managing notifications on the Microsoft site.
You can also turn of notifications for a particular meeting. When you are in the meeting click on the three dots for 'More actions' and toggle 'Allow notifications'.
If your status is set to 'Do not disturb' you will not receive any notifications from Teams (except from your priority contacts, see below). To set your status:
Find out more about the different types of status on the Microsoft site. Note: when you are in a Teams meeting your status is automatically set to 'Busy' (where you still receive notifications), unless you have manually changed it to 'Do not disturb'.
You will receive notifications from people you identify as priority contacts even if your status is set to 'Do not disturb'. To add someone to your priority list:
To remove a contact from your priority access list, follow steps 1-3 as above, then click the X next to the name of the person you want to remove.