Veedo MEET Best Practices

Here are some tips to ensure a positive experience for you and your participants whilst using Veedo!

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Setting Up A Meeting

This option requires attendees to enter a password, that you provide, before they can join the meeting. This can be set by clicking on the prompt which appears when a
host sets up a meeting

Set a meeting password

This option requires attendees to enter a password, that you provide, before they can join the meeting. This can be set by clicking on the prompt which appears when a host sets up a meeting
You can mute/unmute individual participants or all participants at once. This allows you to block unwanted, distracting, or inappropriate noise. To mute everyone, click the 3 vertical dots in the bottom right-hand side of the screen and select 'Mute Everyone'

Mute participants

You can mute/unmute individual participants or all participants at once. This allows you to block unwanted, distracting, or inappropriate noise. To mute everyone, click the 3 vertical dots in the bottom right-hand side of the screen and select ‘Mute Everyone’
Controls Participants

Control what participants can say, see or do

As the host you have the following options to manage what participants can do:

  • Everyone starts muted – when participants join the call they will already be muted.
  • Everyone starts hidden – when participants join the call their video will be off.
  • Everyone follows me – all participants will follow the hosts live screen.
  • To enable these features, go to Settings which is accessed from the 3 vertical dots in

the bottom right-hand side of the screen. Select More and the following the options will appear.

Using the chat function to manage additional dialogue amongst participants

The chat function i s great for communicating other messages whilst not interrupting the person speaking, asking questions during Q and A’s and for sharing additional files or links.

Access the chat function via the message icon, which is located on the main screen when using a browser or through the 3 vertical dots when on a phone

Chatbox

General tips for all participants of a video call

Whether you are the host or a guest, the following points are generally best practice when participating in a video call.

Mute yourself when not speaking

Click on the microphone icon or use the Space-Bar key to toggle your mute status.

Raise your hand to speak

Use the hand icon to indicate that you want to speak. This i s especially useful when there are many participants on the call.

On a laptop this is located on the bottom left of your screen and on your phone through the 3 vertical dots.

Turn your phone on silent

If you are connected through your phone, put your phone on silent, so that the video call is not disrupted from a notification or phone call.

Position your camera properly

If you choose to use a camera, be sure i t i s i n a stable position and focused at eye level, if possible.

Use the chat function to send messages

Use the chat function to communicate other messages whilst not interrupting the person speaking, for asking questions during Q and A’s and for sharing additional files or links. Access the chat function via the message icon.

On a laptop this is located on the bottom left of your screen and on your phone through the 3 vertical dots.

Be mindful of background noise

When your microphone is not muted, avoid activities that could create additional noise, such as shuffling papers or using your phone.