Instant Join Feature Comparison

As an Instant Join attendee, the features that are available to you with which you join a session depends on a few things (like your web browser and operating system). Below are details about what features are available from the Instant Join app!


Feature comparison chart

Session Features Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox Internet
Join a session (attendee) Yes Yes    
Host a session (organizer) No No    
Be promoted to co-organizer    
Connect via mic and speakers (VoIP)    
Connect via telephone (PSTN)    
Be muted upon joining    
Screen sharing and content sharing
View the Presenter's screen    
Share your screen    
Share multiple screens        
Share your screen in "screen clean" mode        
Share an application    
Share a video    
Share a real whiteboard    
Share content from a virtual whiteboard    
Share content from the cloud    
Webcams (HDFaces)
Share your own webcam    
View shared webcams    
Hide webcams    
Features and tools
Chat with others    
View all attendees    
Take keyboard and mouse control    
Use drawing tools    
Raise your hand    
Download handouts    
Take polls    



Instant Join system requirements

Operating system

Windows Vista or earlier
Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or earlier
Linux or Ubuntu
Google Chrome OS

Web Browser

All webinar types:
Google Chrome (most recent 2 versions)
Mozilla Firefox (most recent 2 versions; Linux only)

Webcast webinars and Simulated Live webinars:
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled
Apple Safari (most recent 2 versions)
Microsoft Edge (most recent 2 versions)

Internet connection

1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio) for Chromebooks

Software None

Microphone and speakers (headset recommended**)

Note: You will only need this if unmuted by the organizer.

**Note: Most devices have built-in speakers, but you will get much better audio quality while using VoIP if you use a headset. You can also use your phone to dial in to the audio connection.

Connect to Audio (Instant Join App)