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RingCentral Meetings - Desktop - Configure Settings

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SummaryRingCentral Meetings Settings allow you to customize the behavior of your RingCentral Meetings. You can customize the settings even during an ongoing meetings. See the steps below to learn how.
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RingCentral Meetings - Desktop - Configure Settings 


Via the Audio Options 
Via the Video Settings
Via the Settings Menu 

 

Via the Audio Options 


Click the option beside the Mute/Unmute, and then click Audio Settings....

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QUICK TIP: It is important to test your audio before starting or joining a meeting to prevent any in-meeting confusion and delays. If it your first time to start or join a RingCentral Meeting and you have not connected your audio yet, test your speaker and microphone first. You can click on Test Speaker & Microphone... from here to test your audio. See RingCentral Meetings - Desktop - Test Computer Audio to learn more.

 

Via the Video Settings 


• Click the options beside the Start/Stop Video button, and then click Video Settings....
• You can also click Choose a Virtual Background to automatically select a background. 

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You will then be redirected to the Video section in the Settings window.

 

Via the Settings Menu  


Click Settings on the app.

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This will then open Settings window to let you configure the following:

Options

Function

General

You can check the boxes next to each setting that needs to be enabled.

NOTE: Some General options are OFF by default. Account Administrators can enable this feature account-wide and for Users. Account Administrators can go to Tools > Meetings > Meetings Settings > In Meeting (Basic) and enable their preferred settings.

Audio

Test your Speaker and Microphone to ensure good quality for Meetings
Use the slider to adjust the volume levels as necessary.
If you have additional devices connected to your desktop, use the drop-down menus to choose which speakers and microphone you prefer to use for Meetings. 

NOTE: Some advanced Audio options are OFF by default. Account Administrators can enable this feature account-wide and for Users. Account Administrators can go to Tools > Meetings > Meetings Settings > Audio Options and enable  their preferred settings.

Video

• See a preview of what your Video looks like to ensure good quality for Meetings.
• Use the drop-down menu to choose which webcam you prefer to use if you have more than one connected to your computer.

Video Background

This setting allows you adding virtual background with a company's logo or a background image. This requires a physical green or blue screen.

NOTE: This feature is OFF by default. Account Administrators can enable this feature account-wide and for Users. Account Administrators can go to Tools > Meetings > Meetings Settings > In Meeting (Basic) and enable Virtual background. If you want to use this feature, make sure this feature is ON in your online account before a meeting. In your online account, click Settings > Meetings > click Edit on the In Meeting (Advanced) section and enable Virtual background. Once an option is enabled, Hosts and Participants can find the additional Video Background settings in the Meetings for Desktop.

Recording Location 

This setting allows you to specify the location where recordings are saved.
Click Change File Location to change the default location or Open to see the location of your recorded meetings.

NOTE: Ticking the Choose a location for recorded files when meeting ends checkbox will let RingCentral Meetings ask you where to save your recorded meeting every your meeting ends. See RingCentral Meetings - Record, Save, and Retrieve a Meeting to learn more.

Statistics

View your Overall, Audio, Video, and Screen Sharing statistics.

Accessibility

This section shows the available Keyboard Shortcuts.
• Check Always show meeting controls if you prefer these controls to be visible all the time. 

NOTE: You can use the Alt key to show/hide meeting controls when Always show meeting controls is enabled. See RingCentral Meetings - Desktop - Keyboard Shortcuts to learn more.

Feedback

RingCentral welcomes your ideas, requests, and comments. Please share them with us using the Feedback option in Settings. Type your message in the text field and click Send Feedback.



See Also:

RingCentral Meetings - Mobile - Configure Settings
RingCentral Meetings - Desktop - Host Controls
RingCentral Meetings - Desktop - Participant Controls

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