Microsoft Teams: Start a break out session

Note: Before you can use Teams for breakout groups in your class, you will need to create channels for your breakout groups

Start a breakout session 

  1. While in the main call or meeting, click Teams to return to the channel page (e.g. General). Do not hang up.

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       2. Click the channel you want to host the breakout session in. (E.g. Group 1)  

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  1. Click the Meet icon in the top right corner of the screen to start another call. This will put the first call on hold. 

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To switch between calls without ending them, click the Play icon in the call pop-up.  

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Tips for students: When you start a breakout session, the first call will be put on hold, and you can see how long it has been on hold. You can use this as a timer to know when to come back to the first call  

 

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Article ID: 107974
Created
Mon 5/18/20 4:44 PM
Modified
Wed 6/9/21 1:45 PM