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RingCentral Meetings for Desktop Participant Controls

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SummaryWhat are the RingCentral Meetings for Desktop Participant controls?
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Participants or Attendees to a RingCentral Meeting have a number of features they can use to be able to participate in a meeting. Participants can unmute themselves, use the Raise Hand feature, or reclaim being the Host of the meeting if they were the original Host.

RingCentral Meetings Controls Participant View 
Merging or Popping out Participants and Chat windows
Participant Controls and Experience

Waiting Room
Share Screen
 

RingCentral Meetings Controls Participant View 

 

Meetings Controls

Function

rc meetings 5.1 in meetings host audio

Mute / Unmute audio. Click rc meetings 5.1 in meetings host audio vid advanced to expand the Audio Options.

rc meetings 5.1 in meetings host video

Start / Stop video. Click rc meetings 5.1 in meetings host audio vid advanced to expand the Video Options.

User-added image

Invite other Participants to the meeting.

User-added image

Click to unmute, reclaim being the Host or Raise Hand.

meetings share screen participant

Share the screen to other Participants in the meeting.

User-added image

Message the group or a specific Participant in the meeting.

User-added image

Record the meeting. Participants may request permission from the Host to initiate if not available. When initiated, you can click Pause or Stop Recording. When stopped, the recorded file will be converted to an .mp4 file and be saved locally.

User-added imageAdds closed captioning to the meeting when the Host assigns a Participant.

User-added image

Leave the meeting.


NOTE: See RingCentral Meetings: Configuring the Meetings Desktop App Settings to learn more about Audio and Video Settings.

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Merging or Popping out Participants and Chat windows

The Participants window can be popped out or merged to your meeting window.  This button will still have the same controls when merged, popped out or when the main meeting window is minimized.

Participants window merged. Click the drop-down button and select Close or Pop Out the Participants window.

participant window

Participants window popped out.Click More > Merge to Meeting Window to merge to the main meeting window.

participant merge window

NOTE:  When the main meeting window is minimized, you may not see the Merge to Meeting Window option. Click Exit Minimized Video first to see the option again.

User-added image
 

The Chat window can also be popped out or merged to your meeting window.  This button will still have the same controls when merged, popped out or when the main meeting window is minimized. You can also click Save to save the chat from your meeting.

Chat window merged. Click the drop-down button to Close or Pop Out the Chat window.

chat window merged

Chat window popped out. Click More > Merge to Meeting Window to merge to the main meeting window. 

to merge chat window

NOTE:  When the main meeting window is minimized, you may not see the Merge to Meeting Window option. Click Exit Minimized Video first to see the option again.

chat window exit minimized video


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Participant Controls and Experience

Participants can click on User-added image to use the Participant Controls.


rc meetings 5.1  participant controls during meeting

• Unmute / Mute Me - Allows you to activate or deactivate your microphone. You can hover on your name or click on the dedicated button to use the feature.
Rename - Allows you to rename yourself during a meeting. Just hover on your name to see the option.
Raise / Lower Hand - Allows you to call the attention of the Host.
More - Gives you the option to Reclaim Host or Merge to Meeting Window.
* Pin Video - This is available if a Participant's video is turned ON. You can pin the Participant's video during screen sharing or switch to Active Speaker. 
​* Hide Non-Video Participants 
* Hide / Show Myself
* Request Camera Control - When the Host requests Camera Control. Participants can click Approve or Decline.

host Requesting for camera Control
 

* Option is available when any Participant is on video. Hover on the Participant thumbnail then click User-added image to see options.

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Waiting Room

Participants can be in a Waiting Room if the Host of a meeting set one up.

participant waiting room participant view


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Share Screen

During a screen share, Participants can select a shared screen for a specific monitor during a meeting. Participants can click on View Options and then select the specific monitor under Shared Screens.

rc meetings 5.1 share screen participant


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See Also:

RingCentral Meetings for Desktop Host Controls
 

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