08-05-2020 02:13 AM
08-05-2020 02:13 AM
Using the Teams Old Experience, I regularly create a Teams meeting for everyone to get together.
Sometimes we need to split into smaller groups and I create meetings for these breakout sessions.
Whilst we are in the main meeting, i post the link to the breakout meetings in the Meeting Chat. Folks click on the appropriate link and off they go to the breakout meeting. No problems.
I recently tried the "new experience"
Repeating EXACTLY he same procedure as above with the "new experience" turned on, when I click on the link in the meeting chat to the breakout session, i go to (what looks like) a NEW Meeting Now session - but with no Chat, no Meeting Details. Anyone else who has New Meeting experienced turned on, when they click on the breakout link, goes to their own NEW Meeting Now session - with no Chat, no Meeting details and are their on their own in that meeting, alone, forever - ie we all end up in independent meetings, not the same one.
Even more bizarrely, if that SAME link to the breakout meeting is pasted into an app outside of Teams (eg Word) and then clicked on, it DOES take me (and others to the same breakout meeting)
08-05-2020 08:23 AM
@Calchas63 I'm seeing (almost) the exact same behavior. The one difference is that often users don't fully join a second meeting at all - they get a message as if they're waiting in the lobby to be admitted, but the other users in the meeting never see that lobby request. I haven't been able to track down what causes one vs the other, but it may have to do with whether it's a Guest account relative to the meeting owner.
08-05-2020 09:50 AM
The strange thing for me is the EXACT same meeting link works differently depending on if the link is clicked on inside or outside of MS Teams. Click on the meeting link the MEeting Chat and they go into a private limbo room with no-one else, click on the same link pasted outside of Teams and they go to the correct room. So frustrating!
08-05-2020 11:00 AM - edited 08-05-2020 11:02 AM
@Calchas63 Agreed, that's the same behavior we're seeing. It also seems to work correctly if the link is clicked from a group chat or Teams channel. It's ONLY an issue if it is clicked from a Meeting Chat in a new experience popup window.
We've found workarounds to either be:
08-05-2020 11:52 AM
@rmeyer_tier1 I have just tried it out too. I had the same experience and joined the second meeting which did not have meeting notes. If I joined the second meeting from clicking on the 2nd meeting invite in Outlook it worked OK
08-05-2020 12:49 PM
08-05-2020 12:52 PM