Microsoft Teams: Joining a Meeting as an External User

This document goes over how to join a Teams meeting as an external user or guest.

  1. Check your email for an invite from the organizer of the meeting. Within that email is a link to join the meeting that should look like the picture below.

    Look for the invite like in the email.

  2.  Make sure to click on the link above where the phone number is located.
  3. A new window or tab should appear asking you to open Microsoft Teams giving you the option of using the application or joining through the web.
  4. If you do not have it installed or have, please use the web version.
  5. You may be asked to allow the browser to use your microphone and webcam. Click Allow.
  6. If you do not have a Teams enabled account your will be prompted to enter a name.
  7. Once you have entered a name, click Join Now.
  8. You will now be moved to the lobby where the users will have to approve you.
Some may experience issues getting into teams. Try right-clicking on the original link and opening it in a new incognito window.




Keywords:Join, Guest, office 365, outlook, Team, invited, invite   Doc ID:99988
Owner:Seth C.Group:UW Stout
Created:2020-04-02 14:38 CDTUpdated:2020-04-03 08:59 CDT
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