Ms Teams Live

  1. Get Microsoft Teams on all your devices. We have desktop apps for Windows, MacOS, and Linux, as well as mobile apps for iOS and Android. Get started Downloads. Get Microsoft 365 for free. Ready to give it a whirl? Microsoft Teams is a hub for teamwork in Microsoft 365 for Education. Keep all your content, apps, and conversations together in one.
  2. Webinars - Use Teams Live Event. Product Launch - Use Teams Live Event. Company monthly meeting - Teams Meeting. Meeting with potential costumer - Teams Meeting. Using Teams to Run Microsoft 365 Live Events. Right now, teams is providing two type of options to schedule a Meeting or a Live Event.

Worktank has been a power-user of Microsoft Teams meeting tools from the first beta release, helping many of our clients move their All-Hands, Town Halls, and Senior Leadership meetings to the platform. Teams enables both low-friction virtual events, and high production-value workflows, and Worktank is all-in on the platform for connecting internal, distributed teams.

As a meeting presenter, you can use Microsoft Forms to create polls before your Microsoft Teams meeting, then launch them during it so attendees from any endpoint (mobile, web, desktop) can view and answer. When you launch your poll, it will pop up on attendees' meeting screens as well as in the meeting chat. Attendees can also create ad-hoc polls during a meeting to get quick feedback on the.


In our work, we are often asked questions about the different meeting types within Microsoft Teams: Meetings and Live Events. This post hopes to give a high-level overview of Microsoft Teams and highlight the capabilities and limitations of both meeting types.

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Microsoft Teams Overview

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Microsoft Teams is a powerful tool for connecting and engaging with your team. Along with providing conversation threads, chat features and collaborative file sharing, Teams provides a platform for large group meetings, such as All-Hands or Town Halls.

When creating new meetings, two choices are available: Teams Meetings or Teams Live Events.

Teams Meetings

Teams Meetings are designed for real-time collaboration and conversation between a group of peers. Currently, a Teams Meeting is limited to a total of 250 people on the call. Attendees can share webcam video, create a whiteboard, or share out their desktop. Invitations can be sent to individuals or teams of people.

With so many attendee participation tools available, Teams Meetings are best used for smaller, collaborative efforts, rather than a structured one-to-many presentation.

Teams Live Events

Teams Live Events are designed for presentation style meetings, where most attendees are “view only”. With this version of Teams, up to 10,000 attendees can join the event, but can only participate via text-based Q&A.


The standard Live Event mode allows multiple, virtual presenters who can share audio, webcams and their screens to present content. There are some limitations to presenter controls, and all initiations must be sent prior to the meeting start time (no adding attendees during the meeting … yet).

For meetings that are taking place in a larger room and are being captured using a professional video production crew, there is an “external” mode that can be enabled. This mode allows the transmission of high-quality video using professional broadcast-level tools. While this mode allows for high-quality video, it brings limitations. All presenters must be in the same location as the video crew.

Yammer Integration

If your organization uses Yammer, Teams Live Events also can be embedded into a Yammer page. This allows for great discoverability, as well as the ability to have a running Yammer thread accessible by all viewers.

Microsoft Teams Assistance

Microsoft Teams is a powerful platform, and Worktank is excited about the experiences it can empower. We stand ready to help your organization take advantage of the full value of the platform.

To learn more about making the move to Microsoft Teams to engage with your clients and colleagues, contact us or call 1-877-WRKTANK.

Ms Teams Live Stream


There are 2 ways to meet in Microsoft Teams - meetings and live events. Use this article to quickly roll out and configure meetings and live events for your organization.


For details about quickly configuring Teams meetings and events on different platforms, see Teams features by platform.

  • Meetings in Teams include audio, video, and screen sharing for up to 300 people. They're one of the key ways to collaborate in Teams. And you don't need to be a member of an organization (or even have a Teams account!) to join a Teams meeting—just look in the invitation for instructions about calling in.

  • Live events are an extension of Teams meetings that enable you to schedule and produce events that stream to large online audiences - up to 10,000 people. If you need a meeting for more than 300 people, use a live event.

Get licenses for meetings and live events

Anyone can attend a Teams meeting or public live event for free - no license is required. Attendees join a Teams meeting or live event by clicking the Join button in Teams or the meeting invitation. Meeting audio is part of a Teams meeting, but if you want people to be able to dial in to a meeting by phone, you'll need to provide a dial-in number.

For the people who will organize, schedule, and host meetings or live events, they'll need one of the Microsoft 365 or Office 365 licenses listed in the table below. If you're already using Teams, you probably have the license you need for organizing and hosting meetings and live events.


1 Meeting organizers need to have an Audio Conferencing add-on license to send an invite that includes dial-in conferencing.

2 Meeting dial out to a Call me at number requires organizers to have an E5 or Audio Conference add-in license. A dial plan may also be needed.

To learn more about licensing, read Microsoft Teams service description.

Make sure your network's ready


Ms Teams Live Event Q&a

If you already prepared your network when you rolled out Microsoft 365 or Office 365, you're probably all set. In any case - and especially if you're rolling out Teams quickly as your first Office 365 workload to support remote workers - read Prepare your organization's network for Teams to be sure you're ready.

Meetings and conferencing

  • As the admin, you'll configure meeting settings for everyone. Then you'll use meeting policies to control what meeting features are (and aren't) available for your users.

  • To learn about managing meeting recording, read Teams cloud meeting recording.

  • If your users are new to Teams meetings, share the Manage meetings training with them. Check out our instructor-led online class, Run effective meetings with Teams.

  • To learn about managing meeting options, read Change participant settings for a Teams meeting.

  • Don't forget about managing your users' devices - phones, headsets, cameras. To get the latest and up-to-date information on Teams certified devices, go to Teams devices.

Live events

  • Similar to meetings, you - the admin - configure live events for everyone. Then set up (and assign) live event policies to control what your users can (and can't) do.

  • Make sure your live event producers and organizers are trained - send them to Get started with live events.

  • If you're new to live events, check out What are Teams live events? and Plan for Teams live events.

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