Huddle video conferencing is perfect for hybrid and remote work models. Lead collaborative meetings confidently and become a Huddle pro with this complete list of in-conference features. Check out the pre-lobby settings to learn how to blur your background and test your audio!
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Integrate your Calendar for Seamless Scheduling
CONNECT HUDDLE TO YOUR GOOGLE OR MICROSOFT CALENDAR
Enjoy seamless virtual conference scheduling with Huddle's integration with Googl
Enjoy seamless virtual conference scheduling with Huddle's integration with Google Calendar! Log in to Huddle using your SONAR Credentials.
HOW TO CONNECT YOUR CALENDAR
1. Click Connect Calendar.
2. Choose either Google or Microsoft.
3. Select the account you want to connect.
4. Allow permissions, and you're done!
Video Walkthrough: Connect Huddle to your Calendar
Video Time Stamps
0:20 Click install and continue
0:34 Select the Google Account you want to link to Huddle
0:55 Click allow and accept permissions
1:12 Create a meeting with Huddle in Google Calendar
Advanced moderator rights allow you to lead meetings with authority and confidence.
HOW TO GRANT MODERATOR RIGHTS IN HUDDLE
During a Huddle conference, you can grant moderator rights to any user through th
During a Huddle conference, you can grant moderator rights to any user through the following steps. Moderator rights enable users the ability to mute or boot out other users and enable Youtube sharing.
HOW TO GRANT MODERATOR RIGHTS
- While on a Huddle Conference, click the kebab menu (vertical dots) next to a user.
- Select Grant moderator.
- Confirm you want to give the user permission.
Use breakout rooms for private side conversations.
HUDDLE BREAKOUT ROOMS
During a Huddle conference, you can now create a small Breakout Room to have a pr
During a Huddle conference, you can now create a small Breakout Room to have a private, side conversation.
HOW TO CREATE A BREAKOUT ROOM
- During a conference, click the kebab menu on the bottom right of your Huddle screen for "More Options."
- Click Create a breakout room.
- Give your room a name.
- Choose the users you want to invite.
- Click Create Room.
Use instant messages for subtle questions and comments using Chat.
Enjoy the Huddle chat for both group and private messages. To access the group ch
Enjoy the Huddle chat for both group and private messages. To access the group chat during a Huddle, click the message icon in the top right corner.
To privately message a participant, hover over them on the right side of the page, and click the three-dot kebab menu, then click Send private message.
Send a quick emoji reaction to increase participation.
Conference calls with multiple people are a great way to collaborate, but sometim
Conference calls with multiple people are a great way to collaborate, but sometimes it's hard to contribute input without interrupting. Huddle now has emoji reactions. You can wave hello/goodbye or show some encouragement with a heart or fire emoji!
You can quickly access emojis by clicking the smiley face in the bottom right corner.
Share a Youtube Video during a meeting.
SHARING YOUTUBE VIDEOS IN HUDDLE
Want to impress your audience and increase engagement during virtual meetings? Sh
Want to impress your audience and increase engagement during virtual meetings? Sharing videos during a meeting can provide supplementary information, change the pace of a longer presentation, and help reduce awkward virtual transitions during topic changes. As hybrid working models have become the new normal: simple things, such as sharing a video during a meeting, can become an unexpected challenge. Thankfully, Huddle has a YouTube integration built in! Log in to Huddle using your SONAR credentials.
HOW TO SHARE A YOUTUBE VIDEO IN A HUDDLE CONFERENCE
- While on a conference call, click the "More Actions" button in the bottom right corner.
- Click Share a Youtube Video.
- Insert the URL for the video you want to share.
- Click Share.
Stop Sharing a YouTube Video
- Click the "More Actions" button in the bottom right corner.
- Click Stop Video.
- In the pop-up screen that asks if you are sure you want to stop the video, click Remove.
Share your screen during a meeting.
Before sharing your screen during a Huddle you must allow permission in your web
Before sharing your screen during a Huddle you must allow permission in your web browser. We recommend using Google Chrome; this article includes Chrome permissions on a MacOS.
HOW TO SCREENSHARE ON HUDDLE
You can quickly create a screen share within a Huddle meeting by clicking the Share Screen icon at the bottom right. You have three screen-sharing options, your entire screen, a browser window, or, a Chrome tab.
RESET YOUR PERMISSIONS ON A MAC
If you receive an error message, reset your Chrome screen-sharing permissions.
- Open System Preferences, and click Security and Privacy.
- Click Screen Recording.
- Uncheck Google Chrome.
- Restart Chrome, and click the checkmark for Google Chrome again.
- Restart Chrome again; this could fix your issue.
Record your Huddle meetings with Dropbox.
HUDDLE CALL RECORDING
In conjunction with the Dropbox application, Huddle offers the ability to record
In conjunction with the Dropbox application, Huddle can record your conference calls for later viewing.
Haven't used Dropbox before?
HOW TO RECORD YOUR CALLS IN HUDDLE
- Start Recording in Huddle.
- Click the kebab menu for "More Actions" in the bottom right corner.
- Click Start Recording.
2. Click the sign-in prompt for Dropbox.
- In the pop-up, next to "Upload to Dropbox," click Sign in.
Note: If you don't have Dropbox, there is a free option to sign up.
b. Click Continue.
c. Click Allow.
3. After being brought back to the Huddle tab, click Start Recording.
You will hear and see a notification informing all participants the meeting is being recorded.
To end a recording, click the Stop icon in the top left.
Navigate back to Dropbox and click the Recordings folder.
Huddle keyboard shortcuts.
HUDDLE KEYBOARD SHORTCUTS
To enhance ease of use, Huddle has several helpful keyboard shortcuts. You can ac
To enhance ease of use, Huddle has several helpful keyboard shortcuts. You can access the list during any Huddle by clicking the "More Actions" kebab-menu button, and then choosing View Shortcuts.
|Huddle Action||Keyboard shortcut|
|Hide or show video thumbnails||f|
|Mute or unmute yourself||m|
|Stop and start your camera||v|
|Manage Video Quality||a|
|Open or Close the chat||c|
|Switch between camera and screensharing||d|
|Raise or lower your hand||r|
|View or exit full screen||s|
|Toggle tile view||w|
|Show or hide keyboard shortcuts||?|
|Push to talk||space bar|
|Show speaker stats||t|
|Focus on your video||0|
|Focus on another person's video||1-9|