Draft Worksop Central DPD consultation events on MS Teams

This guidance has been prepared to assist the public and any other interested parties in the participation of the virtual Draft Worksop Central DPD Consultation events.

How to join a Teams meeting on your computer without a Teams account

You can join a Teams meeting anytime, whether or not you have a Teams account. If you don't have an account, follow these steps to join as a guest.

  1. Your consultation event invite will have been sent to the inbox you registered with on the online booking form (please also check in your junk email folder).
  2. In the email you will see a hyperlink with the text Join Microsoft Teams Meeting. Please click the link.
  3. This will open a web page, where you'll see two choices: Download the Windows app and Join on the web instead. We recommend for the Consultation events that you join via your web browser. To use your browser you will need to use either Microsoft Edge or Google Chrome. Alternatively, you can access the consultation as a guest through the app by following the on screen instructions to download and then open the app.
  4. When you have selected one of the two options, a screen will appear for you to enter your name. Please use the name you registered to attend with on your event booking form.
  5. Here you will also choose your audio and video settings. A pop up box may appear in your browser asking if it's okay for Teams to use your microphone and camera. We have requested that for the event your microphone remains off at all times.
  6. When you're ready, press Join now.
  7. This will take you into the meeting lobby. The meeting organiser will be notified you are there and once it has been confirmed you have registered to attend the event you will be admitted into the event.
  8. If your connection drops away during the event, you can resume by going back to the original invitation email and clicking on the link again to re-join.

How to join a Teams meeting on your mobile without a Teams account

If you don't have a Teams account, you can still join a Teams meeting on the mobile app. As on screen presentations will be given during the event we recommend you access them with a larger devices than mobiles.

  1. Your consultation event invite will have been sent to the inbox you registered with on the online booking form (please also check in your junk email folder).
  2. In the email you will see a hyperlink with the text Join Microsoft Teams Meeting. Please click the link.
  3. If you don't already have the Teams mobile app, you will be taken to your app store to download it.
  4. Download the app and open it right from the app store page. Teams will ask if it's okay to use your microphone.
  5. You will then be given two options for joining the meeting: Join as a guest or Sign in and join. Choose Join as a guest.
  6. Enter the name you registered to attend with on your event booking form and click Join meeting.
  7. This will take you into the meeting lobby. The meeting organiser will be notified you are there and once it has been confirmed you have registered to attend the event you will be admitted into the meeting.

 


Last Updated on Thursday, June 10, 2021