Microsoft Teams: Meeting Help Guide

Video Tutorial: Join a Teams Meeting  


Join a Teams meeting from the app

  1. In a Teams meeting invite, select Join.

  2. You have two choices:

    • Join Microsoft Teams Meeting: Enter a meeting from your Teams meeting invite.

    • Dial-in number and conference ID: Use these if you need to call into the meeting.

  3. Choose the audio and video settings you want.

  4. Select Join now.


Join a Teams meeting on the web

Don't have the Teams app? You can still join a Teams meeting.

  1. In your email invite, select Join Microsoft Teams Meeting.

    You can also use a dial-in number and conference ID from the email to call in.

  2. You have two choices:

    • Download the Windows app: Download the Teams app.

    • Join on the web instead: Join a Teams meeting on the web.

  3. If you select to join via web, type in your name and select Join now.

    If you have a Teams account, select sign in to view the meeting chat and more.

  4. Choose the audio and video settings you want.

  5. Depending on meeting settings, you'll go to a lobby where attendees can admit you.


Creating a Live Event in Teams

Teams live events is an extension of Teams meetings, enabling you to produce events for large online audiences with more control over video, audience interaction, and reporting.

  1. To create a live event in Teams, select Meetings' Calendarbutton on the left side of the app and then New meeting .

  2. At the top of the dialog box, select New meeting > New live event.

  3. Add the meeting title, date and time information, and other details.

  4. In the Invite people to your event groupbox, add the names of the people who will be presenting and producing the event.

  5. Select Next.

  6. Under Live event permissions, choose who can attend your live event.

  7. Make selections under How do you plan to produce your event?

  8. Select Schedule.

  9. Select the Get attendee linkto copy the unique code. This is what you post or send to anyone attending the event.


More videos and official Microsoft help guides:

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