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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!

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Feature comparison chart

Instant Join system requirements

Feature comparison chart

Session Features Google
Chrome
Mozilla
Firefox
Join a session (attendee)
Host a session (organizer)
Be promoted to co-organizer
Audio
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

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Instant Join system requirements

Operating system Mac OS X 10.6 (Snow Leopard) – 10.8 (Mountain Lion)
Linux / Ubuntu
Google Chrome OS (Chromebook)
Web Browser Mozilla Firefox v34 or later
Google Chrome v39 or later
Internet connection 1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio) for Chromebooks
Software None
Hardware 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)