This article summarizes what is required to join a session as a moderator, how to log into a session as a moderator, as well as how to allow access to your devices and control if you would like to join the meeting with your camera and microphone on. Lastly, you will learn how to close the room when the session ends.
All users need to meet our system requirements.
To join a meeting room as a moderator, you will:
Need a Discuss.io account
Need to be assigned to a session as moderator to be able to access the moderator link
Join directly to the room once from the moderator link and do not need to be invited in
Join the room in the camera and mic state you choose but can control devices
Be seen and heard by everyone in the room
See and hear activity in the room even with camera and mic OFF
Close the room when the session ends
You can join your live meeting room up to 1 hour before the scheduled start time.
Using the link you've been sent that is formatted like https://app.discuss.io/123456/m (the /m at the end is for Moderator)
Clicking on the moderator link from the project overview page.
After accessing the link, you will enter the email and password associated with your Discuss.io account. If you try to use a different email address you will be prompted to create another account or be met with a forbidden access error:
Once you've logged in, you will need to allow the browser access to your devices by selecting Allow:
You will then select your audio/video device settings and whether you want to join with your camera and mic on or off. When settings are selected, click Join Meeting:
At this point, you will be automatically joined to the live meeting room. If your camera and mic are on then anyone who is also joined to the live meeting room (like support, translator, and other moderators) will be able to see and hear you immediately.