How To Join Teams Meeting From Gmail

Amidst the growth of remote work and distance learning, virtual meetings have become an integral component of our everyday schedule. Microsoft Teams is a popular tool for conducting online meetings, webinars, and chats. If you use Gmail, you may be curious about how to directly participate in a Microsoft Teams meeting through your Gmail account. This article aims to walk you through the steps for doing so.


  • A Gmail account
  • An invitation to a Microsoft Teams meeting

Steps to join Teams Meeting from Gmail

Step 1: Open the Meeting Invitation

The first thing you need to do is to open the Teams meeting invitation in your Gmail.
The invitation will usually be sent before the meeting and will contain details like the date, time and the link to join the meeting.

Step 2: Click on the Meeting Link

Once you open the email, look for the Teams meeting link.
This is usually highlighted or underlined and says something like “Click here to join the meeting” or “Join Microsoft Teams Meeting”.
Click on this link.

Step 3: Choose How to Join

After clicking on the link, a new browser tab will open. You will be given the option to either join on the web or download the Teams app.
If you do not have the Teams app installed, the best option is usually to join on the web.

Step 4: Enter Your Name and Join the Meeting

Next, you’ll be asked to enter your name and choose your audio and video settings.
You can decide whether to turn your camera and microphone on or off.
Once you’re ready, click the Join now button to enter the meeting.


Joining a Microsoft Teams meeting from Gmail is straightforward.
All you need to do is open the invitation, click on the meeting link, and choose how you wish to join.
We hope this guide has been helpful and that you’ll have a smooth experience joining your next Teams meeting via Gmail.