Microsoft Teams users will soon be able to join meetings by Meeting ID. This release of Microsoft Teams Meeting ID will be rolling out across Microsoft Teams Desktop, Mobile and Web and will provide an additional way for users to join a Microsoft Teams meeting by entering a digital ID and Passcode. This message is associated with Microsoft 365 Roadmap ID 80668.
User can join a meeting by entering a digital code.
When this will happen
We will begin rolling out in early July and expect to complete rollout by mid July.
How this will affect your organization
All meetings will have a Meeting ID and passcode that is automatically assigned to a Microsoft Teams user and added to the meeting invite under the meeting link. Meeting attendees can join the meeting by entering the Meeting ID. For all meeting attendees, the pre-join, lobby and security will remain the same.
To join a meeting by ID in Outlook, you can find the meeting details section in the meeting invite in Outlook in the details for Meeting ID and Passcode. You can enter this Meeting ID and Passcode on the Teams app or the Website to join the meeting.
To join a meeting by ID on Teams desktop, you can enter a Meeting ID and Passcode to join the meeting from the Calendar in the Teams app. You will see the option to join meeting by ID in the top right corner of the calendar.
To join a meeting by ID from a Web Page, Microsoft is introducing a public web page where users can enter the Meeting ID and Passcode for any meeting to initiate a meeting join.
To, join a meeting by ID on mobile for both iOS and Android, you can enter a Meeting ID and Passcode using the meet icon in the top right corner of the Calendar in the Teams app.
What you need to do to prepare
You may want to notify your users about this new capability to join meetings and update your training and documentation as appropriate. Meeting ID and Passcode can be used on the app and Teams website link to join a meeting. There will continue to be individual separate sections for existing Video conferencing ID and Dial in by Phone, which are independent of Meeting ID.
Message ID: MC389614
Created: 07 June 2022
Updated: 07 June 2022
Platform: Android, iOS, mobile, Online, US Instances, Web, Windows Desktop, World tenant