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How do I join a conference using my mobile device in a course as a student?

You can join a live conference as a participant using your mobile device.

When joining a conference using an Android device, using the Chrome browser is recommended. When joining a conference with an iOS device, you must use iOS 11 or later and the Safari browser.

You can also join a conference using your web browser.

Open Conference

From a mobile browser, open the conference by tapping the Join button.

Note: If the Join button does not display for your conference, the conference has not been started by your instructor.

Join Audio

Join Audio

Before joining a conference, you will be asked how you want to join the conference audio. To use your microphone during the conference, tap the Microphone icon [1]. You will then need to follow the steps below to enable your microphone.

To quickly join the conference as a listener only, tap the Listen Only icon [2]. You will be taken directly to the conference.

Complete Echo Test

Complete Echo Test

To test your microphone, you will need to complete an echo test. Speak a few words and listen for an echo. If you hear an echo, tap the Yes icon [1]. You will be taken directly to the conference.

If you do not hear an echo, tap the No icon [2]. Tapping the No icon will allow you to change your audio settings and retry the echo test.

Change Audio Settings

Change Audio Settings

You can change various audio settings for your device. To change the microphone source, tap the Microphone source drop-down menu [1].

To change the speaker source, tap the Speaker source drop-down menu [2]. To test the speaker volume, tap the Play Sound link [3].

To retry the echo test, tap the Retry button [4].

View Confirmation Message

View Confirmation Message

A confirmation message will display to confirm you have joined the conference.

View Conference

View Conference

View the conference.

Learn how to use the Conferences interface on your mobile device.