Joining an auto-call meeting using the Amazon Chime client - Amazon Chime

Joining an auto-call meeting using the Amazon Chime client

If a meeting has been set up for auto-call, you can join the meeting by using the Amazon Chime client.

To join an auto-call meeting using the Amazon Chime client

  1. Sign in to the Amazon Chime client app on your Windows or macOS device.

  2. When the meeting starts, you receive a notification in a dialog box.

  3. In the Meeting dialog box, choose Join.

    Note

    If you are joining a moderated meeting, the Message all option and other attendee interactions are blocked until a moderator joins and starts the meeting. The Running late status is visible only after a moderator starts the meeting.

  4. In the Choose Meeting Audio dialog box, choose one of the following options:

    • If you are the only audio source in the room, choose Use Mic & Speakers.

    • If you are dialing in, using an in-room video system, or if there is another user in the room using their audio, choose Disable Mic & Speakers.

    • If you want to get the phone number and meeting ID to access the meeting, choose Dial-in.

  5. The meeting window opens.

    Note

    If you are joining a moderated meeting, the meeting window opens after a moderator joins and starts the meeting.

If you don't see the meeting window open, choose Home and choose your meeting from the list of meetings that appears.

If you are the meeting host or delegate for a moderated meeting, the meeting starts automatically as soon as you join. If you have the moderator passcode, choose Enter moderator passcode to join as a moderator and start the meeting. For more information, see Scheduling a moderated meeting.

Changing your audio source

If you are using the Amazon Chime client for Windows or macOS, you can change which speakers and microphone you use during a meeting.

To change your audio source during a meeting

  1. Do one of the following:

    • From the Windows client – Choose More, Change audio.

    • From the macOS client – Choose Settings, Change audio.

  2. Under Microphone and Speakers, select your audio sources.

You can choose to select your default audio settings for Amazon Chime before you join a meeting.

To change your default audio settings

  1. Do one of the following:

    • From the Windows client – Choose File, Settings, Audio.

    • From the macOS client – Choose Amazon Chime, Preferences, Audio.

  2. For Mic and Speakers, select your default audio sources.

  3. Choose Done.

Using headset call controls

When you are signed in to the Amazon Chime client app for Windows or macOS, you can use a compatible headset device to join auto-call meetings, leave meetings, answer incoming calls, end calls, mute audio, and adjust volume.

The following headset brands are compatible:

  • Jabra

  • Poly (including Plantronics)

  • Sennheiser

The following headset types are compatible:

  • USB

  • DECT with USB base station

  • Bluetooth with USB dongle

Note

Some headset devices might play audio cues when the headset call controls are used. You can turn off those audio cues by adjusting your headset device settings in the headset vendor's software.