Starting or Joining an Unscheduled Live Meeting Conference

You can start an unscheduled Live Meeting conference from the Office Communicator Contact List or from the Office Communicator Conversation window.

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Start an unscheduled Live Meeting conference

Escalate a Communicator conference to a Live Meeting

Join an unscheduled Live Meeting conference

Start an unscheduled Live Meeting conference

If you want to use Live Meeting to share applications, a whiteboard, or text slides, you can start a Live Meeting conference from the Communicator Contact List.

To start an unscheduled Live Meeting conference from Contact List

  • Select multiple contacts by holding down CTRL as you click the contacts that you want to invite to the conference, right-click the last contact, and then click Share Information Using Live Meeting or Meet Now Using Live Meeting Service.

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Escalate a Communicator conference to a Live Meeting

During a Communicator conference, whether an IM, audio or audio\video conference, you can seamlessly escalate the conference to a Live Meeting.

To escalate a Communicator conference to a Live Meeting

  • In the Conversation window, during a conference, click the View more options button in the right-hand corner of the window, and then click Share Information Using Live Meeting to start Live Meeting and invite the conference participants to the Live Meeting session.

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Join an unscheduled Live Meeting conference

  • In the Conversation window, during a conference, click the Start (Alt+G) link to join the Live Meeting conference.

To join an Live Meeting conference from another phone

  • In the Conversation window, during a conference, click the the Join From button, and then do one of the following:

    • Under Join Conference by Calling Me At, click a phone number from which to join the Live Meeting conference.

    • Under Join Conference by Calling Me At, click New Number, enter a phone number, and then click OK.

To join an Live Meeting video conference

  • In the Conversation window, during a conference, click the the Join video conference button. You can view the video from the Live Meeting presenter even if you do not have a webcam attached to your computer.

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