Join a Meeting Through Microsoft Teams

The Microsoft Teams collaboration tool is a perfect way to virtually meet with colleagues, co-workers and project team members. See these options to join and schedule meetings through Teams.

Join a scheduled meeting through a browser

Click the Join Microsoft Teams Meeting link from the meeting invite. Choose the Join on the web instead option. Sign in with your ECU account. Then the Join Now link.

Join a scheduled meeting through the Teams app – computer or mobile

  1. Open the Teams app and click the calendar link. Your Outlook calendar opens within Teams.
  2. Find the meeting invite and click the Join Microsoft Teams Meeting link.
  3. The Teams meeting interface opens. Choose your audio/video preferences, like background, audio, video, etc.
  4. Click the Join Now link.

Download the app

  1. Computer download –
    • ECU-managed computers should have the app
    • Personal computers need the download. Log in to and click the app launcher button. Open Teams. The download link is at the bottom of the purple menu bar.
  2. Mobile app – download from your device’s app store

Begin an unscheduled meeting through a chat channel

From a chat channel in the Teams browser interface, the desktop or mobile app, click either the telephone handset or video camera icon (top right of the screen) to begin a meeting.

Schedule a Teams meeting in the Outlook client

  1. Open your Outlook calendar. Outlook client only. Not available in Outlook online.
  2. Click Join Teams Meeting in the options ribbon.
  3. Complete the meeting details and send the invite. Note the Join Microsoft Teams Meeting option in the body of the invite.

Visit this Microsoft Teams Meetings support page for videos about screen sharing, PowerPoint presentations and meeting management.

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