HELP FILE

Join - PC/Mac

Join a meeting when you are using a PC or Mac.

When using a PC or Mac, there are two ways to join a meeting: either from your browser at join.me or from the desktop app.

Join using the website – join.me

  1. Open your browser and go to join.me.
  2. At the top of the join.me website, click Join Meeting.
  3. Enter the multi-digit code or personal link provided by the meeting organizer and click JOIN.
  4. Upon joining:
    • If you are the first person to join, wait for the others.
    • If a locked meeting is in progress, enter your name and knock to join.
    • If nothing is being shared, wait for the organizer to share their screen. The audio or video portion of the meeting may already be active.
  5. For meetings with audio or video:
  6. Options during a meeting:
    • Chat with all participants
    • Chat with any single participant
    • Send a file to any single participant

Join using the desktop app

Anyone on a PC or Mac can download the desktop app. It's like using the join.me website, but without a browser.

You need the desktop app in order to take control of the presenter's mouse or share your own screen.

  1. Download and install the desktop app.
  2. Launch the desktop app.
  3. Under join, enter the multi-digit code or personal link provided by the meeting organizer.
  4. Upon joining:
    • If you are the first person to join, wait for the others.
    • If a locked meeting is in progress, enter your name and knock to join.
    • If nothing is being shared, wait for the organizer to share their screen. The audio or video portion of the meeting may already be active.
  5. For meetings with audio or video:
  6. Options during a meeting:
    • Chat with all participants
    • Chat with any single participant
    • Send a file to any single participant
  7. Additional options when joining via the desktop app:
    • Request presenter role so you can show your own screen. Available during meetings hosted by a LITE, PRO, or BUSINESS subscriber.
    • Request mouse control so you can move the presenter's mouse directly, as if it were your own. Available during meetings hosted by a LITE, PRO, or BUSINESS subscriber.
    • Request to annotate so you can mark up the presenter's screen. Available during meetings hosted on a PC or Mac by a PRO or BUSINESS subscriber.