Skype's Meet Now available from Windows 10 taskbar, Outlook, and more

27/01/2021 | Skype Blogs | Meet Now

Have you heard? We are making it easier than ever for you to connect with the people you care about. That’s why we’re so excited to announce that we’ve integrated Skype’s Meet Now free video calling feature into the Windows 10 taskbar on everyone’s device!1

Meet Now from Windows

To Create a Meeting Simply click on the Meet Now icon in your system tray Then click on “Create a Meeting”, After that Turn on Microphone and Speaker and Start Meeting.

Meet Now allows you to easily set up a video call and invite anyone—with or without a Skype account—to participate. In one click, you can get together online as many times as you want for up to 24 hours with up to 100 friends, family, kid’s friends, friends of friends, and, well, just about anyone. It’s also perfect for things like planning with others, personal training sessions, online tutorial classes, and just about anything that needs collaboration!

Best of all, it’s free and easy: one link, no sign ups, no downloads, no passwords. So much potential in one simple link!

Join call with 1 link

To Join a Video Call Simply click on the Meet Now icon in your system tray Then click on “Join a meeting,” Enter the invite link or code you received and Join Video Call as a guest or by your Skype Credentials.

Joining a meeting is just as easy as creating one. Simply click on the Meet Now icon in your system tray, click on “Join a meeting,” enter the invite link or code you received, and start chatting! Join as a guest or log in to Skype to have the full set of our features at your disposal.

Meet Now is in Outlook Web, too!

Image of Meet Now in Outlook web

And because we want to make your life even easier, we‘ve integrated Meet Now into your personal Outlook on the web. So, whether you need a quick call with your family or meetings need to be handled face-to-face, your free video call is a click away. Copy the link, share it, or start the call right away. It's up to you!

Not on Windows 10? No problem!

Meet Now is designed for easy, free and seamless video calls on the web. Whatever device you’re using, you can always Meet Now through Skype. Just visit, share the link, and go!

So, no matter what system or device you’re using, Meet Now makes it easier than ever for you to get together online. Enjoy!

1 Meet Now in the Windows 10 Taskbar will not show up for users logged in to their PC with an Azure Active Directory (AAD) account and/or on the Windows 10 Enterprise edition.