Microsoft Teams

Microsoft Teams

Tips for Students

Students do not currently have a Teams license. Do not sign in with your student account. Instead, you must click on a meeting link provided by your instructor and join in a web browser, or if on a phone on the Teams app as a GUEST.

For more general information about Teams and other Microsoft Office apps, visit the Microsoft Support site. Information will be updated as Microsoft or Del Mar College provides new features in Microsoft Teams.

  • Join a meeting (desktop or laptop)

    Join using a web browser. For the best experience, use Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge, or Safari

    Instructions

    1. Click the meeting link provided to you by your instructor to join in your browser.

    Arrow pointing to join link that reads Join meeting (Microsoft Teams Meeting)

    2. On the join screen, if prompted to open or download the Teams desktop app, click Cancel.

    Join screen with arrow pointing at Cancel button on prompt to download Teams app

    3. On the join screen, click "Continue on this browser - No download or installation required."

    Join screen with arrow pointing at button to Continue on this browser - Chrome, Edge, or Safari work best!

    4. On the preview screen:

    • Type in your first and last name.
    • Turn your webcam on or off.
    • Mute your audio before joining.
    • Click the "Join now" button when you are ready to join the meeting.

    Preview screen with arrows pointing to name field, webcam toggle, audio toggle, and join now button

    5. If you are the first person to enter the meeting, you will be joined by other participants shortly.

    Meeting screen showing wait message

     

     

  • Join a meeting (phone or tablet)

    Join using the Microsoft Teams mobile app. After clicking the meeting link, join as a GUEST and do not sign in with your student email account.

    Instructions

    1. Download Microsoft Teams: Get the app for iOS or Get the app for Android.

    2. Click the meeting link provided to you by your instructor to join in the mobile app.

    Arrow pointing to join link that reads Join meeting (Microsoft Teams Meeting)

    3. Join as a GUEST.

    Mobile join screen showing button to join as guest

    4. Enter your first and last name so your instructor can take attendance.

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    5. Once in the meeting, the controls to show camera, mute audio, leave the call, and other functions are listed across the bottom of the screen.

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Page last updated August 24, 2020.