Initiating My Room Sessions

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What you need to know:

This article provides details on the functions related to the UC-One Desktop.

Introduction

My Room is a collaboration tool used to perform group chat, initiate a conference call using a conference bridge, or to perform desktop sharing with multiple people. You can enter another contact’s Room as a guest or invite contacts to join your Room.

Initiating My Room Sessions

To join My Room from your UC-One desktop dashboard:

  1. Click on the My Room icon. My Room session is automatically started.
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    You can add a colleague to join your My Room session, either by sending a chat to join your Room, or drag-and-drop available contacts into your room. Participants must accept your request to be added to your Room.

    To request colleagues to join your My Room Session:

  3. Select the Contacts icon.
  4. Cick on the My Room icon. My Room session is automatically started.
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  6. Select the contact and drag and drop them into your My Room session.

Inviting Guest Participants Without an Account

You can invite outside Guest into your My Room session. Guest can join a My Room session via an invitation that provides the Guest with a Conference ID and Pin.

To invite a guest to a My Room session, from your My Room:

  1. Click on Copy My Room Invitation link.
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  3. Paste copied invitation to a chat or email.
  4. -OR-

    Click on Email My Room Invitation, an email will be initiated.

  5. Once Guests receive the message, they can click on the link to join in your My Room.

Calling into Your My Room Session Via Voice Call

To initiate a voice call with My Room participants:

  1. Click the Call button or the Call from the Phone button.
  2. A call will be initiated into your Conference Bridge.
  3. Your Conference ID and Moderator Pin will automatically be entered. Your call will be connected.
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Calling into My Room Via Video Call

To initiate a video call with My Room participants.

  1. Select the Video Call icon.
  2. A video call will be initiated into your Conference Bridge.
  3. Your Conference ID and Moderator Pin will automatically be entered. Your call will be connected.

Sharing Desktop in A My Room Session

While in a My Room session:

  1. Click the Share Desktop Button.
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  3. Choose which application you would like to share.
  4. Click Start Sharing to begin Sharing your screen.
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    Note: Once in sharing mode you can choose to pause, stop, or select another application to share or preview.

Joining A Colleague’s My Room Session

You can join a colleague’s My Room Session if you are a Contact or if you are invited as Guest Participant without an account.

To join a contact’s My Room session:

  1. Select the Contact whose My Room you want to join.
  2. Right-click on the contact and select Join Room, you will be placed into the contact’s Room.
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Joining A User’s My Room Session as a Guest Participant Without An Account

To join a user’s My Room as a guest without an account, you must receive a link to the session. Once in the Room, you can participate only in group chat, and view screen.

  1. Open the link with your Google Chrome browser.
  2. Enter your First Name and Last Name.
  3. Click Join Room, the Room owner will have to accept your request to enter their My Room Session.
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Note: As a guest, you do not have private chat capabilities, however, you can see chat and view the chat of the active My Room session