Joining a meeting is easy in Teams for your personal life. You don't need an account to attend a meeting, but signing up lets you review the meeting's chat history, share GIFs, and more. Learn how to sign up for Teams

When you're signed in, Teams gives you more options and a better sharing experience. Find out how to create an instant meeting, schedule a meeting and more.

  1. Once you've received an invitation link from the meeting creator, select the link to launch your device's default browser.

  2. You can join a meeting in different ways:

    1. Get Teams opens the Google Play store where you can install the app and get the full experience.

    2. Join meeting launches the app if you've already installed it.
       

      Note: Joining a meeting might prompt you to switch accounts. You can select a displayed account to choose it, select to Sign in with another account, or select to Join as a guest.

  3. After Teams is installed, you'll be prompted to type your name if you're not signed in. Tap Join meeting to enter the meeting.

    Note: Your device will ask you permission to record audio, which is required if you'd like to participate in the meeting.

  4. If the host has enabled the lobby, they'll have to admit you before you can join the meeting, otherwise you should join the meeting immediately.

When you're signed in, Teams gives you more options and a better sharing experience. Find out how to create an instant meeting, schedule a meeting and more.

  1. Once you've received an invitation link from the meeting creator, select the link to launch your device's default browser.

  2. You can join a meeting in different ways:

    1. Get Teams opens the App Store where you can install the app and get the full experience.

    2. Join meeting launches the app if you've already installed it.
       

      Note: Joining a meeting might prompt you to switch accounts. You can select a displayed account to choose it, select to Sign in with another account, or select to Join as a guest.

  3. After Teams is installed, you'll be prompted to Join as a guest or to Sign in and join. Make your choice and enter the meeting.

    Note: Your device will ask you permission to access the microphone, which is required if you'd like to participate in the meeting.

  4. If you've selected Join as a guest, you'll be asked to enter your name and then tap Join meeting.

  5. If the host has enabled the lobby, they'll have to admit you before you can join the meeting, otherwise you should join the meeting immediately.

When you're signed in, Teams gives you view options like Together mode, lets you view more video streams with Gallery or Large gallery, and you can enable background effects for your video.

  1. Once you've received an invitation link from the meeting creator, select the link to launch your device's default browser.

  2. You can join a meeting in different ways:

    1. Download the Windows/Mac app gives you the full Teams experience and downloads in your browser.

    2. Continue on this browser lets you join the meeting without creating an account or installing anything on your computer.

    3. Open your Teams app launches the application if you've already installed it.

  3. After Teams is finished installing, you'll receive a prompt to type your name if you're not signed in.

    Note: Below the name entry are device settings for your camera, background and microphone. Your computer may ask for access to these devices or the network.

  4. Select Join now when you're ready to enter the meeting.

  5. If the host has enabled the lobby, they'll have to admit you before you can join the meeting, otherwise you should join the meeting immediately.

When you're signed in, Teams gives you more options and a better sharing experience. Find out how to create an instant meeting, schedule a meeting and more.

  1. Once you've received an invitation link from the meeting creator, click the link to launch your device's default browser.

    Note: Joining a Teams meeting is only supported on Microsoft Edge and Google Chrome.

  2. You can join a meeting in different ways:

    1. Download the Windows app to get the full Teams experience.

    2. Continue on this browser lets you join the meeting without creating an account or installing anything on your computer.

    3. Open your Teams app will launch the application if you've already installed it.

  3. If you click Continue on this browser you'll be prompted to allow access to your computer's camera and microphone or you can Continue without audio or video.

    Note: Granting permission to your camera/microphone is required if you'd like to participate in the meeting.

  4. If you're not signed in, enter your name at the prompt and then click Join now.

  5. If the host has enabled the lobby, they'll have to admit you before you can join the meeting, otherwise you should join the meeting immediately.

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