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How to create and share a Microsoft Teams meeting link

It's quick and easy.
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June 9, 2022

Nowadays, one of the requirements of any work-related app is the ability to set up and schedule meetings. Microsoft Teams is one of the best services available for collaboration at work and is particularly useful if you use it for remote work. Here’s how to create and share a Microsoft Teams meeting link.

Read more: How to use Microsoft Teams

QUICK ANSWER

To create and share a Microsoft Teams meeting link, open the app and go to the Calendar tab. Select New meeting (on desktop) or the + icon (on mobile) to schedule and share a meeting. Tap Meet now on desktop or the video camera icon at the top right corner on mobile to start an instant meeting.


JUMP TO KEY SECTIONS

How to create and share a Microsoft Teams meeting link on a PC

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Open the Microsoft Teams desktop app and go to the Calendar tab in the left-hand menu to create a meeting. Click Meet now if you want to start an instant meeting.

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Select Get a link to share. You can post the shareable link in a chat or send it via email. Teams has a built-in option to share it using your Outlook account. Click Start meeting to enter the meeting and wait for your guests.

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Click on the purple New meeting button to schedule and share a Teams meeting link. You will have the options to set up the time, add attendees, include a message, add channel participants, add a location, and set whether the meeting is recurring or not.

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The meeting will be added to the attendees’ calendars if they have Microsoft Teams. Everyone else will get a link via email.

Create and share a Microsoft Teams meeting link on mobile

Open the Microsoft Teams mobile app and go to the Calendar tab. Tap the + icon at the bottom right corner to schedule a meeting. You can add attendees, set up the time, whether the meeting is recurring, add a channel, and more.

To start an instant meeting, tap the video camera icon at the top right corner and select Join. Once you are in a meeting, you will see the option to Add participants or Share meeting invite using the options available on mobile, including email, Whatsapp, and other apps you use.


Read more: How to join a Microsoft Teams meeting on any device

FAQs

Yes. Once a participant receives a link, they can join the meeting. They can connect to a meeting using a browser if they don’t have the Teams desktop or mobile apps. Anyone who isn’t a part of a channel or team can join a meeting as a guest.

If you are using Microsoft Teams for school or work, your system administrator has control of who can set up teams, channels, and meetings. If you don’t see the option, you need to contact the admin to get the necessary permissions.