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Join a meeting

Tap Join from the welcome screen to join your meeting. It can be a Teams meeting, or Skype for Business—the apps coexist on Surface Hub.

Full screen view

Once you’ve joined a meeting, you’ll see the video feeds of the other participants in the Teams pane on the right side of the screen. Surface Hub can display up to four incoming video streams. To expand the incoming video to fill the entire screen—whether it’s all four video feeds, or just one—hit Full screen Full screen button at the bottom of the Teams pane.

Tap the same button again to exit full screen mode.

Note: You’re not able to share the screen when the Teams app is in full screen view.

Add someone to the meeting

To add someone to the meeting, hit Add people Add people to team button at the bottom of the Teams pane (it’s next to the full screen button) and start typing the person’s name in the text field. A list of options will appear as you type. When you see the person you’re looking for, tap their name to add them.

Switch cameras

The Surface Hub is equipped with two cameras: one on the right, and one on the left. The one on the right is enabled by default, but you can switch cameras to suit your needs.

Next to Add people, you’ll find Settings Settings button. Tap the Cameras menu and select Left or Right.

View meeting details

The Info button—the right-most icon at the bottom of the Teams pane—tells you the meeting name, time, duration, date, and location.

Share your screen

To instantly share your screen with everyone in the meeting, just tap Screen sharing Screen sharing button in the middle of the call controls. That’s all it takes!

Any of the meeting participants can also share their own screen with the Surface Hub. Their screen will automatically appear in full screen mode. If a participant shares a PowerPoint presentation, the Surface Hub user can scroll through the slides independent of the sharer.

Move the Teams pane

By default, the Teams pane appears on the right side of the screen. If you prefer to switch it to the left side, touch Switch sides button near the top right corner.

Turn off incoming video

In the call controls, tap More actions More options button. Select Turn off incoming video.

Share a Whiteboard link

To share a Whiteboard link with everyone in the meeting:

  • Sign in to Whiteboard and copy the link.

  • Launch your Edge browser and sign in to

  • Find the meeting chat (or the individual participants) and paste the link in a chat message.

End the meeting

Hit Hang up in the call controls to end the meeting.

Once you’ve ended a session, the Surface Hub’s history is cleared for the next user—they won’t see any trace of the previous activity on the device.

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