How To Take Attendance In Microsoft Teams Meeting

Recording who is in attendance at a meeting is a critical action that confirms all participants are present and noted. In this article, we’re going to cover the steps on how to record attendance in a Microsoft Teams meeting.

Step 1: Start the Meeting

To begin taking attendance, you need to start the meeting. Open Microsoft Teams and click on the “Meet Now” button or schedule a meeting by clicking on the “Schedule a Meeting” button.

Step 2: Invite Participants

Once the meeting has started, you can invite participants to join. Click on the “Invite” button and enter the email addresses of the people you want to invite. You can also copy and paste a list of email addresses into the box.

Step 3: Take Attendance

To take attendance, click on the “Attendance” button in the meeting controls. This will open a panel that shows who is currently in the meeting and who has joined or left the meeting. You can also see if someone is absent or has not yet joined the meeting.

Step 4: Mark Attendance

To mark attendance, click on the checkmark next to each participant’s name. This will indicate that they are present in the meeting. If someone is absent or has not yet joined the meeting, you can leave their name unchecked.

Step 5: Save Attendance

Once you have marked attendance for all participants, click on the “Save” button to save your attendance report. You can also export the report as a CSV file or print it out if needed.


Taking attendance in a Microsoft Teams meeting is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. By following these steps, you can ensure that everyone is present and accounted for during your meeting.