In-Meeting Chat Follow

Overview

The in-meeting chat allows you to send chat messages to other users within a meeting. You can send a private message to an individual user or you can send a message to an entire group. As the host, you can choose who the participants can chat with or to disable chat entirely.

In-meeting chat can be saved manually or automatically. Auto-save chat will automatically save your in-meeting chat locally on your computer. You can also manually save your chat when you start local or cloud recording. 

This article covers

Prerequisites

  • Meeting with Chat Enabled

Accessing the Chat in Meeting from a Desktop Device

Video Only or While Viewing a Screen Share

  1. While in a meeting, click Chat in the meeting controls. 
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  2. This will open the chat on the right. You can type a message into the chat box or click on the drop down next to To: if you want to send a message to a specific person.
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  3.  When new chat messages are sent to you or everyone, a preview of the message will appear and Chat will flash orange in your host controls.
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While Screen Sharing

  1. While screen sharing, click More in the meeting controls. Choose Chat.
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  2. A floating chat window will appear.
  3. If you receive new chat messages while screen share, the more button will flash orange to indicate the incoming message. You can click on More, then Chat to open the window. 
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Accessing the Chat in a Webinar from a Mobile Device

  1. While in a meeting, tap the screen to make the screen to make the controls appear.
  2. Click on Participants.
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  3. Click on Chat.
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  4. You can type your chat message and click Send or if you want to change who it is being sent to, click the arrow next to Send to: and choose a different person or group of people.
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  5. Incoming chats will be displayed at the bottom of your screen and you can click on Participants then Chat to view them.
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