MS Teams: How to set up a Teams meeting

Important note:
If scheduling a Teams meeting for live interactive sessions online, see separate guidance.

Schedule or Start a new meeting with Microsoft Teams:

  1. Visit (or download Teams app to your desktop or mobile device)
  2. Login using UoR email and password (Contact IT Services if you don’t have permissions to use Teams)
  3. Click on the “Calendar” icon available in the left hand pane
  4. To meet now click “Meet Now” –> Enter “Meeting name”, and click “Start meeting”. (Meeting link can be copied and shared with participants)
  5. To schedule a meeting for another date please click on “New meeting“, add meeting title, add required attendees etc. and click “save”.
  6. To learn about more features please go back to Teams meetings index page


  • Access to Microsoft Teams – either installed on your device, or via the web (e.g Chrome, Edge, Safari or Firefox).
  • Audio/Video device (e.g Microphone, Headphone with microphone, Webcam).

Help and Support:

For help guides on organising or attending meetings using Microsoft Teams please visit

Other useful resources:

Page last updated on June 4, 2021 by jackiefairbairn

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