November 22, 2016 By Pat Hanavan For Android, Now With Video!

November 22, 2016

By Pat Hanavan

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November 22, 2016 For Android, Now With Video!

By Pat Hanavan
Senior Director, Products

We are constantly improving and updating the experience to make it even better and simpler for our users. Over the summer we released our first mobile video for iOS and today we are excited to be adding Android devices to the list of ways you can meet with video. With so many employees working remotely, we want to make sure you dont lose that face to face connection with co-workers, clients or prospects and now that mobile video is available on both Android and iOS its easier than ever to stay connected.  

Check out the below for some tips on how to get started!

After updating or downloading the app and starting or joining a meeting you’ll see that there’s a new video icon in the toolbar.


Tap on the video icon to start using video.  The first time you do this, you will see a couple permission prompts.  The first is to allow to access your microphone so that others will hear you in the meeting.


The second prompt is to allow to access your camera so that others will see you in the video conference.


After the permissions prompts, the video preview window will open.

Tap on “Connect” when you are ready to connect to the video conference.  This is your chance to check your hair and smile before you connect! At this point, you’ll also have the option to connect with audio. If you want to use VoIP, you can turn audio on using your device’s microphone to connect to the call using Internet. If you’re going to be dialing in using a telephone number, toggle this button off.  Press “connect” and your video bubble will appear!


As others join, their video bubbles will pop open.


If you are the presenter in a meeting and you choose to share your phone’s or tablet’s screen with other participants, your camera will be turned off while you do this.  Participants in your meeting will see your shared screen and the video bubbles for all other participants.  When you return to the app, screen sharing stops and your camera will be automatically turned on again.

Once you’ve started video, you can use as you normally would. You can share your screen, chat, mute your line, and pass presenter role. You can move the bubbles around, and even collapse all of them into a corner to get them out of the way and maximize screen viewing space!

Using on-the-go, you won’t ever miss a team meeting, presentation, or 1:1.



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  • Admin | 10 months ago

    Hi Jim! Yes, our updated Android app will allow you to join audio and video meetings!

  • Jim nall | 10 months ago

    I want to do audio, and video if possible, streaming live. Will do that?