Start a Scheduled Meeting as the Host

When it approaches the scheduled meeting time, either meeting creator or a participant who has host password can start the meeting. This topic describes how to start a scheduled meeting as the host.

Start a scheduled meeting on Linkus Web Client

By default, meeting host is the one who creates the meeting link. If you have created a meeting link, you can start the meeting on Linkus Web Client.

Prerequisites
Allow web browser to access microphone and camera in computer.
Procedure
  1. Log in to Linkus Web Client, go to Video Conferencing.
  2. On Upcoming Meetings list, click beside the desired meeting.
    A window pops up, which asks permission for Linkus Web Client to use microphone.
    Note: If no window pops up, you can click or in the address bar to check whether permissions of microphone and camera are granted to Linkus Web Client.

  3. In the pop-up window, allow Linkus Web Client to use microphone and camera.
    1. Click Allow to allow Linkus Web Client to use microphone.

      The microphone is turned on.
    2. Click Allow to allow Linkus Web Client to use camera.

      The camera is turned on, you can see a preview video of yourself.
      Note: If you are prompted "Failed to access the camera", it indicates that the camera may be in use. Refresh the page and try again after the camera is available.
  4. In the Preparation page, set up initial configurations and check basic information for the meeting.
    1. Click a specific icon to configure audio and video on your side.
      • : Mute or unmute yourself.
      • : Enable or disable your camera.
      • : Change camera, microphone, or speaker.
    2. Check basic information for the meeting.
      • Meeting Name
      • Host Password
      • Memo
  5. Click Start.
Result
You have joined the meeting and you can preview or copy meeting information in the pop-up window.

Start a scheduled meeting via an invitation link

If a meeting creator has provided you with an invitation link and a host password, you can access the invitation link, and use the host password as an credential to join the meeting. You will be the host of the meeting.

Procedure
  1. Click the invitation link to access the meeting.

    You are redirected to the landing page of the meeting. A window pops up, which asks permission for meeting.yeastar.com to use your microphone.

    Note: If no window pops up, you can click in the address bar to check whether permissions of microphone and camera are granted to meeting.yeastar.com.

  2. In the pop-up window, allow meeting.yeastar.com to use your microphone and camera.
    1. Click Allow to allow meeting.yeastar.com to use your microphone.

      The microphone is turned on.

    2. Click Allow to allow meeting.yeastar.com to use your camera.

      The camera is turned on, you can see a preview video of yourself on left side of the page.

  3. On right side of the page, click Host tab, configure basic information, audio, and video as needed.
    1. Configure basic information.
      • Meeting Name: Retain the meeting name or change it as needed.
      • Your Name: Enter your name.

        All the participants can see the name.

      • Host Password: Enter the host password provided by the meeting creator.
      • Memo: Retain the meeting note or change it as needed.
    2. Configure audio and video on your side.
      • Camera: Retain the default camera, or change it as needed.
      • Microphone: Retain the default microphone, or change it as needed.
      • Speaker: Retain the default speaker, or change it as needed.
  4. Click Join.
Result
You have joined the meeting and you can preview or copy meeting information in the pop-up window.