Voice and video meetings

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Voice and video meetings

General

 

It is possible to start both voice and video meetings in any chat conversation - both private and group. There is no need to wait for the invitation, you can join or leave any meeting with a click. You can join meetings from any device - either mobile app or desktop app.

 

Voice meetings

 

To join a voice meeting you need to do the following:

 

Voice meeting

Voice meeting

 

1.Click this button to initiate a call with all participants, earphones and microphone will be activated automatically in this case

2.Activate headphones to listen to participants and show that you are ready to talk

3.Activate microphone to talk to your participants

4.Check your status on  your avatar in the meeting room participants list

5.Check what other meeting participants are doing: ready to listen, to talk or just do not participate

6.See all ongoing meetings in your conversations list

 

To leave a voice meeting you need to:

 

1.Deactivate headphones in the meeting room

2.Deactivate microphone in the meeting room

 

Please note! Please check your audio settings before you start the voice meeting

 

Call option

 

Call option allows calling chat room participant / participants. When a person initiated a call another person gets a sound and visual notification. To make a call you need to:

 

1.Click "Call" icon in the chat room toolbar

 

Chat room call

Chat room call

 

2.Click "Decline" icon to stop the call

3.Click "Message" icon to send a message

4.Click "Microphone" icon to disable a microphone

5.To accept the call the chat room participant should click "Accept" button

 

How to accept a call

How to accept a call

 

 

 

Live avatar

 

Live avatar feature helps to create a feeling of live presence by showing what you are doing. Your photo uploaded to the profile will be replaced with periodic shots taken by your camera. To enable the "Live avatar" mode you need to click the "camera" icon which is located next to your online presence status. The highlighted camera indicates that your live avatar is activated:

 

Live avatar

Live avatar

 

To adjust live avatar shots quality and frequency you need to follow Options / Video Settings tab in your Virola client.

 

Video Meetings

 

Live video streaming mode can be enabled anytime during the meetings without additional requests or invitations. This can be done by any participant of the conversation room. To start live video stream and watch video streams from other participants you need to do the following:

 

Live video streaming mode

Live video streaming mode

 

1.Click "eye" icon to start watching streams from other chat room participants

2.Click "video camera" icon to activate video streaming mode. In this case conversation participants will see an indicator on your avatar (3) and will be able to start watching your video stream