HOW TO JOIN EXTERNAL TEAMS MEETING INVITE AS GUEST TO BYPASS HOME M365 TENANT POLICY RESTRICTIONS

You are in a situation where in your home M365 tenant, your admin has restricted video in teams due to some company policy. OR there may be your environment/Network is not yet ready to support heavy media traffic. You join a teams meeting, even sent by an external party ( eg, customers, vendors and partners), and you are not able to share the video in meetings. See my other article for more details. Click here !

As a work around, you can join this external meeting via Teams web as guest and avoid to use your home tenant M365 account. Let’s go step by step to to learn , how to do it.

External Meeting Invite

Teams Meeting invite

Open the link via Web

Join meeting with Team web launcher as a guest

Join the meeting as guest

Click “Join Now” to join the meeting

In the meeting

In the meting now and waiting admin to add you from lobby

“Joining Teams meeting as a guest has some limitation and you would not be able to enjoy all Teams meeting features.”

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