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Join a Meeting from within Teams

  •  Go to the Calendar section of Teams
    Calendar menu option

  • Find the meeting and click the 'Join' option
    Meeting Join link

  • Your meeting will launch and you can setup your meeting experience before joining.  As shown below, there is the ability to enable or disable webcam, blurred background and microphone (from left to right below 'Join now' button)  Option to blur background will only be enabled if you enable your webcam, as shown below it is currently turned off.
    Configure meeting

    Note, if you have more than one webcam, microphone or set of speakers choose 'PC Mic and Speakers' to specify what equipment is used for your meeting. If using a notebook and dock this is of special importance. Instructions on device management can be found here.

  • Once webcam and audio is configured, click 'Join now'

Join a Meeting from Outlook

From Reminder Window

  • Highlight the meeting in your Outlook Reminder window, click 'Join Online
    Outlook Reminder window

  • Your browser will prompt you to open Teams, if installed
    Open in Teams

    If not installed, you can choose to install or use via the browser
    Browser Prompt

  • Your meeting will launch and you can setup your meeting experience before joining.  As shown below, there is the ability to enable or disable webcam, blurred background and microphone (from left to right below 'Join now' button)  Option to blur background will only be enabled if you enable your webcam, as shown below it is currently turned off.
    Configure meeting

    Note, if you have more than one webcam, microphone or set of speakers choose 'PC Mic and Speakers' to specify what equipment is used for your meeting. If using a notebook and dock this is of special importance. Instructions on device management can be found here.

  • Once webcam and audio is configured, click 'Join now'

From the Calendar View

  • Open Outlook, and choose to view your Calendar
  • Find your scheduled meeting, and double click to open
    Outlook Calendar view

  • In the meeting click 'Join Microsoft Teams Meeting' link to begin meeting
  • If Teams is installed, the app will launch and you can setup your meeting experience before joining.  As shown below, there is the ability to enable or disable webcam, blurred background and microphone (from left to right below 'Join now' button)  Option to blur background will only be enabled if you enable your webcam, as shown below it is currently turned off.
    Configure meeting

    Note, if you have more than one webcam, microphone or set of speakers choose 'PC Mic and Speakers' to specify what equipment is used for your meeting. If using a notebook and dock this is of special importance. Instructions on device management can be found here.

  • Once webcam and audio is configured, click 'Join now'

Join a meeting from Your Phone

You Must have the Microsoft Teams app install. Please first download it from the Store on your device and run so that you can login.

  • Click the meeting link from your email or calendar invite
  • You will be switched to the Teams app
  • You maybe prompted to allow the Teams app to use functions of your phone like camera, microphone or Bluetooth.  For correct functionality when prompted, choose 'Ok'
  • You will now be joined to the Teams meeting

Additional Teams How-To Pages

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