Bluejeans meetings

Bluejeans is the video conferencing service we use here on campus. It offers high quality video streaming and is very easy to use and to set up. You can view instruction on using the different features:

  1. Joining a meeting
  2. Chat
  3. Participants list and inviting
  4. Screen sharing
  5. Video and Audio input setting

 

 

Joining a meeting

Step 1: 

Simply follow the link provided

Step 2: 

Enter your name and click “sign in as guest”. Your browser will most likely ask you to allow Bluejeans to access your camera:

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Step 3: 

To join the meeting you will need to install their application or join with the browser:

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Step 4: 

To install their plug-in click on “Join with the browser”:

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bleujeans download plugin steps

Step 5: 

To install the application click on the “download app” link:

bleujeansdownloadapp

Please note: You can also download the app from the bleujeans website or if you are running bluejeans from your iPad you can download the app from the App Store

Creating a meeting

If you need to create or host a meeting simply place a ticket in our “Octopus” system and we will create the meeting for you. You will then be able to simply join the meeting as previously written.

Please note: While the browser plugin works perfectly fine If you plan to use bluejeans a lot we would suggest installing the application

 

Chat Feature

Step 1: 

You can use the chat feature on the right panel to start a conversation.

 

Participants and Inviting

Step 1: 

By clicking on the Participants button on the right panel you can see a list of current people in the meeting.

Step 2: 

To invite a new participant please click on the invite button as shown in the picture.

Step 3: 

You can also disable and enable participant’s audio and video output by clicking on the camera and microphone icons as shown in the picture in front the participants name.

Step 4: 

You can invite someone by entering their email address or you can share the meeting info such as Meeting URL, Meeting ID, etc so they can join the meeting manually.

 

Screen Sharing

Step 1: 

You are able to share your screen activity with the participants of the meeting, just click on the Share Screen icon on the right panel.

Step 2: 

After starting the screen sharing you will see the following layout and to stop this feature click on the red button labeled Stop Sharing.

 

Audio and Video Settings

Step 1: 

Before the meeting starts the BlueJeans system confirms your audio and video input. During any time of the meeting you can change these settings by clicking on the Setting icon on the right panel.

Step 2: 

By clicking on the video and mic drop down menu you can see a list of your inputs, for example if you have a external webcam or external headset connected to your computer you can choose a different input.

Step 3: 

You can also mute your audio and video using the short cut icons on the bottom right of the screen. After muting your microphone you can press and hold the space bar every time you speak.

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