Staff from the university may use Teams to contact you for instant messaging/chat, or to have a meeting via a voice or video call.
Important.Please remember that Teams is a work product and tool – everything you write in it, and every file you share within it, whether that’s in a 1:1 or group chat, forms part of the University record, and is subject to the usual Records Management processes. Once a message has been sent, it cannot be deleted. Recording of voice or video calls within the application has been disabled.
How to join a meeting?
You may receive an email to your university email account with a link. Copy and paste the link on a Chrome browser.
NB. Please use Chrome (and not Edge or Firefox) so be careful if default browser is not Chrome.
Or an invite to join a Microsoft Teams Meeting. Click on Join Microsoft Teams Meeting.
This opens a new window where you can download the application to your desktop or join using the web client.
If you select web, a new tab will open in your browser and make sure to allow your browser to user your microphone and camera. NB. Please use Chrome (and not Edge or Firefox) so be careful if default browser is not Chrome.
Now you will be taken to the meeting where you can enter your name , choose to have your camera  and mic on . You can check your device settings by clicking on devices , click join now  to join the meeting.
For video call, please use the desktop app or mobile app.
How to login?
You will need to use your University Microsoft Usernamein the format (without the ‘My’in front of Westminster.ac.uk) email@example.com (where username = W + the first 7 digits of the student ID number e.g. W1234567@westminster.ac.uk) and your normal password when you are asked to login.
Please Notethis is NOT the sameas your university google account.Students DO NOT have ‘Microsoft email ‘. They only have Google email from the university.
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