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How to create and manage breakout rooms in teams
Last Updated 4 days ago

Create breakout room in Teams meeting

  1. Click on the icon in the top right corner as shown below
  2. Select the number of desired breakout rooms from the dropdown
  3. Then select whether you would like the participants to be randomly assigned or manually assigned.
  4. At this time you can only create breakout rooms from an active Teams meeting.

Manually assign breakout rooms

  1. In the breakout rooms menu there is a button to assign participants, click that
  2. Select all participants you want to move to one breakout room and click assign
  3. Repeat this for all remaining rooms
At this time there is no way to pre-assign breakout rooms for teams. Microsoft plans to have this feature out in October.

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