Version 1 . 3 - March 2021
has two video conference modes - Private
Private meetings must
be scheduled, Open meetings can be scheduled or started immediately.
Open meetings can be entered by invitation or via the Open Meeting Rooms
Private meetings can only be entered with the invitation link-and-passcode.
Scheduled meetings can be private or open.
Select Meeting Scheduler
from the site menu.
, select Private or Open meeting, fill out the form, then Save
Timezone offset from GMT is automatically set to the timezone on your device, but you can change that if you need to. Everyone sees meeting times in the local timezone on their device.
The Meeting Scheduler contains a list of all your future meetings. Use the Cancel
button to cancel a meeting and the Copy Link
button put the coms.online meeting URL into your system clipboard. Send that to people you want to invite to the meeting.
Browsing to that URL shows this on the home page:
The timer counts down every second until the Join the meeting
button appears ...
Close or refresh your browser to leave a meeting. When the meeting host leaves, the meeting closes for everyone.
Use the Send Link
button to open the meetings-invitation dialog. A message is already prepared, and you can edit it if required before sending.
Invitations can be sent by email or - on Chrome for Android - by SMS message. Type in the invitee's email address, or hit Invite by SMS
to select a phone contact, then hit Send
Alrenatively, Copy text
to your clipboard and paste it into any messenger you prefer.
Open meetings can be scheduled, or they can be started immediately.
Select Start an Open Meeting
from the site menu.
Type in the meeting topic and hit Start Meeting
The Join an open meeting
button appears on everyone else's home page, showing a list of all open meetings, ongoing and/or scheduled. Anyone can join.
In the Meeting Room
The meeting room menu has the following functions:
Open / Close the site menu.
Open / Close the messenger.
Start / Stop your webcam.
Start / Mute your microphone.
Start / Stop sharing your screen.
Show / Hide the Open Meetings list.
Incoming video panes in the meeting room have Full screen
buttons at top-right, beside the person's name.
Meeting hosts also see the
button - if neccessary, use this to expel someone from the call and prevent them from re-entering.