To enable breakout rooms within Microsoft Teams, follow the below steps:
- Click your Microsoft Teams profile image (top right)
- Select the setting tog which will open the General settings page
- Tick the check box “Turn on new meeting experience”
- Restart Microsoft Teams
To check that this has been enabled, you can then start a meeting and you should see the breakout rooms icon next to the raise hand icon (on the right), only the meeting organiser will be able to see this, attendees and presenters won’t be able to see or select the breakout room option.