Online meetings

Work remotely and securely with Microsoft Teams.

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Now you can schedule meetings in the free version of Teams.

Connect with your team from anywhere

Host audio and video conference calls from any device with online meetings in Teams.

Meet with anyone, anywhere

Host online meetings—1:1, teams, live events up to 10,000 people—with consistent experiences across platforms.

Meet with intelligence

Make online meetings more effective by sharing context and content and leveraging AI for assistance.

Meet with confidence

Get a secure meetings experience with high-quality audio, video, and screen sharing.


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Video conferencing

Make meetings more personal and encourage teamwork when you virtually meet face-to-face. Meet in any situation, whether you’re calling one-on-one, delivering a sales pitch, hosting a team training, or running a company-wide town hall.

Live events

Hold any meeting live—large meetings, webinars, company-wide events, and presentations with up to 10,000 attendees inside or outside your organization—with Microsoft Teams live events.

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Audio conferencing¹

Let people join meetings on the go with a global dial-in number or contact each other directly. All they need is a mobile device2 and Microsoft Teams.

Meeting devices

Start Microsoft Teams meetings with one-touch join on Teams Rooms devices from our certified partners Logitech, Crestron, Poly, Lenovo, HP, and Yealink.

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Reinvent the meeting lifecycle with Microsoft Teams

The meeting lifecycle—from scheduling to follow-up can be difficult to manage. Microsoft Teams meeting solution helps automate the full lifecycle of meetings and saves you time so you can be focused and empowered to get more done.

Before

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  • Keep everyone in the know

    Share your meeting agenda when sending out Microsoft Teams meeting invites and chat with attendees before meetings.

  • Invite external guests to join

    Schedule a Teams meeting with anyone who has a valid business or consumer email address. They just click the emailed link to join the meeting on a web browser instantly without downloading Teams or any plug-in.

  • Access previous meeting notes and recordings

    Prepare with more context by easily accessing notes and recordings from previous meetings.

During

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  • Start meetings quickly with Microsoft Teams Rooms

    Start meetings on time with one-touch, experience-rich HD audio and video, and share content with the room and remote participants easily.

  • Turn on video to make it more personal

    Preset video and audio when joining. Turn on video to better engage remote attendees. Use intelligent, background-blur technology to help focus and minimize distractions.

  • Share content that’s at your fingertips and collaborate

    Share your content and collaborate easily during your meeting through seamless integration with Microsoft 365.

  • Create a recording

    Capture audio, video, and screen-sharing activity by recording your Teams meetings. Automatic transcription allows you to play back meetings and search for important discussion items in the transcript.

After

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  • Share meeting recordings and notes

    Stay organized by uploading meeting recordings and notes into the same Microsoft Teams meeting thread to maintain one place of record.

  • Chat with attendees

    Follow up through Teams chat and keep future updates in context.

  • Schedule your next meeting

    Schedule additional meetings quickly with the Teams app or Outlook.

Read more about online meetings in Teams

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Online meetings: Making sure you’re secure

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“We were looking for a way to enable real-time communication and create an agile, collaborative environment, and Teams fits our needs to a T.”

—Frank Vidal, Associate Director of Project Management, MRM//McCann

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"With Teams, we’ve replaced chatter with conversation. We keep stakeholders in the know and promote debates, private asides, and impromptu follow-ups that resolve issues and create more productive meeting experiences."

—Swagata Basak, Principal Consultant, CIO Office, Wipro Limited

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“We started doing finance town hall meetings, global meetings where everyone can join. The chat feature in Teams enables employees to share questions and comments, and enables us to respond immediately.”

—Karen Rapp, Chief Financial Officer, National Instruments

Microsoft recognized as a 2020 Leader in Gartner UCaaS and Meeting Solutions Magic Quadrants

Microsoft Teams is the only calling and meeting solution to be positioned highest for Ability to Execute in both reports.

Microsoft Teams named leader by top researchers

Gartner report

The Gartner Meetings Solutions Magic Quadrant has Microsoft as a Leader in Meetings Solutions.

Forrester report

The WaveTM Unified-Communications-as-a-Service (UCaaS) report from Forrester chose Microsoft Teams as a leader in UCaaS.


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1. Availability of Audio Conferencing and Calling plans varies by country/region. See countries and regions that are supported for more information.
2. Availability of mobile apps varies by country/region.