Video conferencing

Meet, collaborate, and work securely from anywhere with Microsoft Teams.

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

Video conferencing makes meetings more personal and encourages teamwork. See how real-time collaboration in Microsoft Teams can help you achieve more together, from wherever you are.

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Work from anywhere

Connect with your team from wherever you’re working, even from across the globe.

Collaborate with anyone

Invite anyone with an email address to join your meeting. Increase your productivity and work together in real time with your favorite Office apps, screen sharing, meeting chats, and digital whiteboarding.

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Person seated at a desk engaged in a Teams video conference meeting displayed on a laptop.

Conduct virtual meetings

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.

Manage and control your meetings

Host secure online meetings with the ability to mute, remove uninvited attendees, and designate presenters and participants. Allow people to join automatically or have them wait in the virtual lobby.

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Engage your audience with live events

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

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Record your meeting in the cloud and share with participants later.


Chat with participants before, during, and after the meeting.

Live captions

Turn on captions during a meeting and follow along in real time.

Customized backgrounds

Choose a background or upload your own. You can also blur your background to minimize distractions.

Raise your hand

Raise your hand with the click of a button when you have something to say during a meeting.

Participant list

View and download the participant list so you can follow up after the meeting.

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See what customers are saying about Teams

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“When you have such a global workforce, it’s really important that they’re able to connect face to face, even if they can’t be in the same physical space.”


- Nora Grasham, Senior Director of Employee Technology Solutions

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“One thing that resonated strongly with us was how we could use Teams to create virtual war rooms. These online spaces are every bit as secure as a meeting room, and we no longer need to work out the logistics of bringing team members physically together from across multiple locations.”


- Craig Smith, Global Chief Information Officer

Connecting classrooms and workforces

Distance learning

Make the transition to virtual classrooms for free.

Working remotely

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No camera? No problem. If you don’t have a camera or are feeling a bit camera shy, be in the know with audio calling.

It’s easy. Schedule a meeting directly in Teams or by using the option in Microsoft Outlook to make it a Teams meeting. You can meet on any device, including via the web. Learn more.

You can have a meeting on Teams on any device (Windows, iOS, Android, or Linux) or via the web. If you’d like to meet using the Teams app, check out the specific hardware requirements.

You can join a Teams meeting any time, from any device, regardless of whether you have a Teams account. If you don't have an account, you can join a meeting as a guest. Learn more.

Yes! With Teams, you can host online meetings with people both inside and outside of your organization. The next time you schedule a meeting in either Teams or Microsoft Outlook, simply include the email address of your external guests and Teams will take care of the rest—including sending an email invitation with instructions on how to join your online meeting. Your meeting guest can click on the link, enter their name, and join the meeting from their browser—all without having to install a plug-in or download the Teams client. Learn more.

Yes! Users who are enabled for Audio Conferencing will automatically see dial-in instructions added to their Teams meeting invitations. Selecting the dial-in number from a cell phone will automatically launch the phone dialer, dial the number, and even enter the conference bridge. Learn more.

Teams provides the meeting organizer with many options when it comes to defining the roles and permissions for online meeting participants. You can choose to enable a meeting lobby, which lets the organizer define who can be admitted into the meeting and when. You can also designate who can present, mute attendees, start/stop recordings, and more. Learn more.

After starting or joining a Teams meeting, select More options “… “ and then select “Start recording”. Everyone in the meeting will be notified that the recording has started. Learn more.

Microsoft offers a full portfolio of Teams-certified devices that deliver high-quality video and audio. Connect and start your meetings with just one touch, and choose where and how you want to work with devices designed for any space and working style. See the full portfolio of Teams-certified devices.

Learn more about video conferencing in Teams to help you get started.

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