Start a Teams Ad-Hoc meeting right from the Outlook desktop client

 

Tolling out right now, as Roadmap Item 68838 is the feature that will allow users to start a Teams meeting directly from the calendar view in the Outlook desktop client.

Clicking the Meet now button launches the pre-meeting window in the Teams client. From here, the user can name the meeting, select input devices and join the meeting. 

Once in the meeting, the user can add participants and call them up as a regular ad-hoc meeting initiated from within Teams.