10/11/17 18:46 PM  

RingCentral for Slack: Starting a RingCentral Conference

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SummaryHow do I start a conference on RingCentral for Slack?
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RingCentral for Slack allows you to quickly start a conference from the app using a slash command.
 
IMPORTANT: The RingCentral Meetings app should be installed on your computer for this feature to work. See Downloading and Installing the RingCentral Meetings for Desktop for more information.

Users should be logged in to RingCentral for Slack and be on the Channel where the conference should be started from.

Click on links below to learn more.

Starting a RingCentral Conference for the first time
Starting a RingCentral Conference using a Slash command
 

Starting a RingCentral Conference for the first time


You may need to authorize RingCentral for Slack before you can start a conference from the app for the first time. You only need to do this once. See Installing the RingCentral for Slack for more information.
 

Step 1:


Type "/ringcentral call" in the message input box, then press Enter.
 
Type "/ringcentral call" on the message input box, then press Enter.
 

Step 2:


Authorize the app by clicking the link, "click here".

NOTE: You need to authorize the app only when required.

Skip this step if you are not asked to log in.

Log in to RingCentral by clicking "click here"
 

Step 3:


Click Authorize.

Click Authorize.
 

Step 4:


A separate window or tab opens up to show the authorization was successful. Close the window/tab.

A separate window or tab opens up to show the authorization was successful. Close the window/tab.
 

Step 5:


Retype "/ringcentral call" in the message input box, then press Enter.

Retype "/ringcentral call" in the message input box, then press Enter.
 
The meeting information will be displayed as follows.

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Starting a Conference using a Slash command


Type "/ringcentral call" in the message input box, then press Enter.
 
Type "/ringcentral call" on the message input box, then press Enter.

NOTE: Check RingCentral for Slack Overview for a list of available slash commands.

The meeting information will be displayed as follows.

User-added image



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