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Turn a conversation into a meeting with a few clicks. Add audio, video, and share your screen.

Start a meeting

  1. To start a meeting, do one of the following:

    • Select Meet now icon in a new conversation.

    • Select Meet now icon in an existing conversation to keep all that conversation’s context.

  2. In your video preview, enter a name for the meeting, and select Meet now.

  3. Select the names of the team members you want to invite to the meeting.

Join a meeting

  1. Look for the meeting notification icon Meet now icon in a conversation to find a meeting.

  2. Select Jump In to participate in the meeting.

Share your desktop

  • Select the share screen icon Select to share your screen in a meeting. to show your screen to the other people in the meeting.

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Microsoft Teams makes it easy for people in a channel to go from a group conversation to a live meeting. Let’s take a closer look.

In a channel conversation, click the Meet now icon under the compose box, or keep all the context of an existing conversation by clicking here. Clicking the Meet now icon won’t call or notify anyone. You’ll do that in a sec.

You’ll immediately see your video preview. Give the meeting a name, and click Meet now.

Once you’re in, you can invite the people from your conversation, or anyone from the team, by clicking their name. This is where you can start sharing your desktop.

While you’re waiting for people to join, other team members who follow the channel will see that a meeting has started. They don’t need to join the meeting to see who’s in attendance.

One click and you’re in the meeting. The audio and video experience makes remote team members feel like they’re really part of the conversation.

And sharing content with one another is fast. You don’t need a physical meeting room or projector.

The content layout lets everyone see what’s being shared. Along with everyone’s reactions.

Switch between views to focus on people, or back to content. And if you really want to focus on content, one click gets everything else out of the way.

And once the meeting is done, everyone who couldn’t join will still be able to go back to the channel and see that a meeting took place in the context of a conversation. So it’s easier to catch up.

So the next time you want to meet really quickly, click the Meet now icon.

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