Instructions on how to join a Microsoft Teams Meeting from within the Microsoft Teams desktop application. Teams Meetings are online meetings complete with audio, video, text chat, application and screen sharing, and more.
This guide details the recommended procedure for joining a Teams Meeting from within the Microsoft Teams application. If you do not have the Microsoft Teams application installed on your computer and need to join a Teams meeting, you can join on the web using the Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome web browsers. Please see Microsoft Teams - Joining a Teams Meeting on the Web.
Follow these steps to join a Teams Meeting from the Microsoft Teams application:
Open the Microsoft Teams application. You can find the application by searching for
Teams in the Windows 10 search bar.
If prompted to log in, enter your UWGB email address and password in the login fields. Authenticate with Duo when prompted using the smart phone app or physical token.
Once you are logged in to the Teams application, click the Calendar button in the left-hand navigation pane.
Within your calendar in the Teams application, find the meeting you want to join. If the meeting is in progress or about to begin, you can click the Join button that appears within the meeting’s block on the calendar and skip ahead to Step 6. If you do not see the Join button within the meeting’s block on the calendar, click on the meeting to open its Details page.
Within the meeting’s Details page, click the Join button in the top-right of the Teams window.
After clicking the Join button, Teams opens up a page where you can configure your audio and video settings and preview your video before joining the meeting. To enter the meeting, click the Join now button located inside of the video preview window. Before joining you may optionally configure the following settings:
Once you have entered the meeting, you can use buttons in the Meeting controls panel in the top-right of the meeting window to turn on/off your microphone and camera, share your screen, open the conversation (text chat), and access other meeting features. Please see Microsoft Teams - Teams Meeting Controls for more information.