Video calls in Teams

Start an instant meeting in Teams and share your Beekast session

Are you working remotely? 🏡
Do you want to engage your teammates?

You can start a video call and share your Interactive Beekast session at the same time. 😃

How to start a video call in Teams? 
To start an instant channel meeting:
  1. Go to Teams Teams button  on the left side of the app. Choose the channel you want to meet in from the list.
  2. In the Posts tab, look for Meet  Meet now button  in the top-right corner. From the drop-down, select Meet now. Or, to keep the context of a specific conversation, choose Reply below any post, and then Meet now Meet now button under the box where you'd type your message.
  3. Give your meeting a title and choose whether you want to include video.
  4. When you're ready, hit Join now.

Your meeting is now up and running, and anyone in the channel can join it.

  1. In the web browser, your video calls are available as small picture-in-picture windows, in the upper-left corner. You can resize the window to be as big or as small as desired.

  1. Via the native application desktop, the video calls are available in a separate window. It's up to you to toggle the windows. 

To display two tabs or windows side by side on your device's screen:
  1. WinKey+left arrow to snap one tab to the left side of the screen
  2. Ctrl+N to open a new Window
  3. WinKey+right arrow to snap new tab instance to the right side of the screen
This double display works on any files ( Word, Excel, pictures, folders).

On the window of the video call, you can see
  1. The duration of the call
  2. Turn on/off camera
  3. Turn on/off the microphone
  4. Open share tray
You can also:
  1. show conversation
  2. display the list of participants 
  3. hang up

Get more help with the MS Support HERE

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