The “live events” feature is only available for paid subscribers, and it’s been designed for one person to communicate with a large audience where the host is leading the interactions and the rest of the audience will only be viewing the content. In this guide, you’ll learn the steps to create a live event on Microsoft Teams whether you’re running Windows 10, macOS, or Linux.

How to set up live event on Microsoft Teams

To create and schedule a live event using Microsoft Teams, use these steps: Once you complete the steps, the Microsoft Teams live event will be created, and you’ll be presented with all the details. Microsoft Teams Live Event option Microsoft Teams Live event settings

People and groups: Allows you to specify a person or a group that’s permitted to join the event. Org-wide: Lets everyone in the organization join the live event. Public: This option doesn’t require anyone to sign in, which means that anyone with the link can join the Microsoft Teams live event.

Live event permissions

Teams (recommended): This option lets you use teams to share contents from the presenter screen and camera. If you select this option, you can also specify other features, such as Recording available to attendees to allow participants to view and download the recorded event. If enabled, live Captions lets attendees to translate the event. Attendee engagement report makes available a downloadable report for producers and presenters to see who attended the event. And the Q&A option allows you create a Q&A session within the live event. If one or more options aren’t enabled, you’ll need to contact your network administrator to set the necessary permissions. An external app or device: This option allows you to use other apps or devices, such as professional cameras, with Microsoft Teams.

Live event production options If you set up a private live event, the attendees will receive an email with event information and a link to join. If you scheduled a public event, you can click the Get attendee link to get the link that you can share with other people join the Teams event. All content on this site is provided with no warranties, express or implied. Use any information at your own risk. Always backup of your device and files before making any changes. Privacy policy info.