Join a breakout room in a Teams meeting

When the meeting organizer sets up breakout rooms during a meeting, you’ll be able to discuss meeting items and collaborate with colleagues in a small group setting.

You may be moved into your assigned breakout room as soon as the organizer opens the room. Otherwise, you'll receive an invitation to join the room.
 

If you receive a notice, select Join room.

Select Join Room

Chat in a breakout room

Each breakout room has its own chat.

  • Select Chat  Chat icon  in the breakout room.

Note: When the breakout room closes, the room chat ends and can't be continued. However, you'll still be able to view the chat history and any shared files.

Return to the main meeting

If the meeting organizer has enabled it, select Return to rejoin the main meeting discussion.

Head back to your breakout room by selecting Join room.

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Why can't I use breakout rooms?

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If you receive a notice, select Join.

Select Join

And if you miss the notice, you can join from the banner at the top of your screen.

Select Join in the banner

Chat in a breakout room

  • Select Chat  Chat icon  in the breakout room.

    Select Chat

Note: When the breakout room closes, the room chat ends and can't be continued. However, you'll still be able to view the chat history and any shared files.

Return to the main meeting

If the meeting organizer has enabled it, select Return to rejoin the main meeting discussion.

Head back to your breakout room by selecting Join room.

Related Topics

Why can't I use breakout rooms?

Teams meetings

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