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How to Screen Mirror/AirPlay Microsoft Teams on Apple TV



Microsoft Teams on Apple TV

Microsoft Teams is a popular business communication platform developed by Microsoft. It is one of the most suitable applications for business people to keep the workspace well-informed through meetings. Many users wonder if they can get Microsoft Teams on the Apple TV screen. Yes. However, there is no direct way to get it as the app isn’t yet Apple TV compatible. i.e., you shall screen mirror the video meetings or conferences from your iPhone, iPad, or Mac to your Apple TV. Teams is the best alternative to Zoom Meeting on Apple TV.

Features of Microsoft Teams

  • Teams offer the service of workspace chat, video conferencing, file storage, and application integration.
  • Allows the user to create teams for each project, making it more convenient to stay informed, organized, and connected with the team.
  • It helps to effectively collaborate and invite the employee to work together on common tasks.
  • Get access to the SharePoint Online site and document library for storing the team files.
  • You can use Exchange Online shared mailbox and calendar on Teams.
  • By using Teams, you can avail the OneNote notebook.
  • You can also access Microsoft app families such as Power BI and Planner.

How to Start/Join Meeting on Microsoft Teams

You can join or start a new Microsoft Teams meeting on your iPhone with Microsoft Teams app below steps.

Start a Meeting

1). To start a new meeting, click Meet Now from the Microsoft Teams Calendar.

2). You can also go to Teams > Channel name > Posts tab > Meet > Meet Now to start the meeting.

3). Give a title to your meeting and choose whether you want a video or audio interface.

4). When you are ready to initiate the meeting, click on Join Now.

5). Then, copy the link to share with the people you want to invite to the meeting by clicking on Copy join info.

Microsoft Teams

Joining a Meeting

You can join the Teams meeting by using the Teams App or website by the below steps.

Via Teams App

1). If you are using the Teams app, then go to your Calendar and select Join on a meeting.

Microsoft Teams on iPhone

2). Then, select your Background and audio settings and then click Join now.

Via Web

1). Open your invite link and tap on the Click here to join the meeting link.

Link to join teams meeting

2). Enter your name and choose audio and video settings.

Join Teams meeting

3). Finally, click Join now to join the Teams meeting.

Related: You can screen mirror/AirPlay Google Meet on Apple TV to join a pre-scheduled or live meeting.

How to Screen Mirror Microsoft Teams on Apple TV from iOS

To screen mirror Microsoft Teams on Apple TV, you should use the Screen Mirroring option. It is an in-built casting option to mirror the iPad/iPhone display on Apple TV.

If you start or join a meeting on iPhone or iPad, you can easily mirror Microsoft Teams to Apple TV by following the steps below.

1). Make sure you have a stable internet connection to connect your iPhone/iPad and Apple TV.

2). Link your iPhone/iPad and Apple TV to the same WiFi networks.

3) Then, open the Microsoft Teams app on your device.

  • Download the Teams app if you don’t have it from the App Store.

4) On your Apple TV, choose the Phone Screen Mirroring option.

5)To open Control Center on your iPhone,

  • For iPhone (iPhone X or later) or iPad (iOS 12 or later), swipe down from the upper-right corner of the screen.
  • For iPhone 8 or earlier/ iOS 11 or earlier, swipe up from the bottom edge of any screen.
Screen Mirroring on iphone

6) Tap on the Screen Mirroring icon from the Control Centre.

Microsoft Teams on Apple TV

7) Select Apple TV from the listed available devices.

Microsoft Teams on Apple TV

8) Then, you can open Microsoft Teams to start the discussion on your TV.

How to AirPlay Microsoft Teams on Apple TV from Mac

Alternative to screening mirroring Microsoft Teams from iPhone, you can also use Mac to AirPlay Mirroring to your Apple TV.

1) To Airplay Mirror, connect your Mac and Apple TV to the same WiFi network.

2) On the Control Centre, click the Screen Mirroring icon and choose your Apple TV.

Control Center - Teams on Google TV

3) To set the desktop size to match the Apple TV screen, click the AirPlay status icon on the menu and select your Apple TV.

Now, you can AirPlay the Microsoft Teams Meeting from Mac to your Apple TV. Note that while using AirPlay Mirroring, the AirPlay status icon turns blue.

You can only view the video on the Apple TV screen, you can’t able to transfer the audio output to the TV. Alternatively, you can listen to the audio on your iPhone or iPad while watching the meeting video on Apple TV. Let us hope for Apple services to include audio casting features on Apple TV. If you have trouble streaming to Apple TV, you can contact the Apple support center for further assistance.

Frequently Asked Questions

Can I use Microsoft Teams on my iPad?

Yes. To install Microsoft Teams on your iPad, you must run iOS 11.0 or later. If you own an older iPad model that doesn’t support iOS 11, you won’t be able to install and run Teams on your device. For example, 4th generation iPads can only run iOS 9

How do you play Teams without the app?

Go to the meeting invite and select Join Microsoft Teams Meeting. That’ll open a webpage, where you’ll see two choices: Download the Windows app and Join on the web instead. If you join on the web, you can use either Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome.

Do I need to download Teams to join a meeting?

All you need to join a Teams meeting is a link. Select Click here to join the meeting in your meeting invite to be taken to a page where you can either join on the web or download the desktop app. If you already have the Teams app, the meeting will open there automatically.

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