Jitsi Guide

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Quick Steps

Get Started

  1. Open meet.jit.si
  2. Click “Start Meeting” (uses the currently visible string of words as your link)
  3. Type your name in the box to give yourself an identity on screen
  4. Click “Invite More People” and follow the prompts to send the link to others

Hold your session

  1. Welcome your teammates – hover at the bottom to show the Jitsi toolbar
  2. Lock the room behind you – click the orange shield icon

Wrap it up

  1. Close your session

Get Started

  1. Pick four words and string them together (like “KitsMarpoleHastingsGordon”)
  2. Add your words to the end of “https://meet.jit.si/" (like “https://meet.jit.si/KitsMarpoleHastingsGordon”)
  3. Send the link to your team

Hold your session

  1. Click your link or use your browser to go to it
  2. Welcome your teammates – hover at the bottom to show the Jitsi toolbar
  3. Lock the room behind you – click the orange shield icon

Wrap it up

  1. Close your session

Objective

Use a video conferencing tool for a meeting that allows us to share screens while another team uses the main VECTOR video conferencing tool

Goals

  1. Use a simple tool
  2. Be able to limit who joins

Success Criteria

Use a simple tool

  1. We can do it without another account, password, and code

  2. We can do it in a few seconds

Be able to limit who joins

  1. We can control who enters the session

  2. We can lock the session

Procedure

Steps to use Jitsi for a pop-up meeting

  1. Choose the meeting link name (four words)

    • Example: KitsMarpoleHastingsGordon
    • If you want to choose your own four easy-to-recall words
    • If you prefer to reject the random-generated ones
  2. Share the link with your team

  3. Start Jitsi’s website with your link name

  4. Lock the session once everyone signs in

  5. Close the session when you’re done