How To Invite Someone To A Microsoft Teams Video Call

Microsoft Teams is a great tool for collaborating with colleagues and friends. One of the most useful features of Teams is the ability to make video calls. In this article, we will explain how to invite someone to a Microsoft Teams video call.

Step 1: Open Microsoft Teams

To start a video call in Microsoft Teams, you need to open the app first. You can do this by clicking on the Teams icon on your desktop or opening the app from your mobile device.

Step 2: Start a New Chat

Once you have opened Microsoft Teams, you will see a list of chats on the left-hand side of the screen. To start a new chat, click on the “New chat” button in the top right corner of the screen.

Step 3: Add Participants

In the new chat window, you will see a box where you can type the name or email address of the person you want to invite to the video call. Type in their name or email address and click on the “Add” button.

Step 4: Start the Video Call

Once you have added all the participants you want to join the video call, click on the “Make a call” button in the top right corner of the screen. This will start the video call and all the participants will be notified that they have been invited to the call.

Step 5: Join the Video Call

When you receive an invitation to join a Microsoft Teams video call, you will see a notification on your screen. Click on the notification and you will be taken to the video call window. You can then adjust your camera and microphone settings before joining the call.


Inviting someone to a Microsoft Teams video call is easy and straightforward. By following these simple steps, you can quickly start a video call with your colleagues or friends and collaborate in real-time.