The Lobby

How to use the video chat

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The FORCE Lobby Mobile βeta is available for iOS and Android devices. But we’re still working the bugs out. If you don’t have access to a computer and have to interview on your phone or tablet, this is for you, but make sure that everyone in your party knows to meet here, and also make sure you install the necessary app before your interview time:

>>Go to The Lobby Mobile βeta<<

How To Use The Video Chat

Q. I have been invited to “Join a Room” and I can’t get into it – what do I do?
Q. How do I create a room?
Q. My video is frozen — what do I do?
Q. I am having trouble seeing my face?
Q. How do I see their video?
Q. Can the other person/people hear me?
Q. Why do I get a pop up box that says, “Adobe Flash Player Settings”?

Q. I have been invited to “Join a Room” and I can’t get into it – what do I do?

A. Once in The Lobby,

Q. How do I create a room?

A. Only Job Posters / Employers can create a room. If you are a Job Poster,

  1. Go to the “ Rooms” button at the top of the Video Chat Window. See image below:
      • change-rooms
  2. “Rooms list” will pop up with a list of rooms.
  3. Go to bottom of window. Click on the green “ Create a new Room” button.
  4. You will be prompted to Name your room, give an optional description, Welcome message and you may give it a password. Leave max users to “unlimited.”
  5. Then Click “Create It”.
  6. Click “Join Room”

Q. My video is frozen — what do I do?

A. If the video appears frozen, you may close their video window by clicking in the top right hand box on the little “x” that appears when you hover over it. Close the window.

Then go to their profile under “The Lobby” and click “Click to view their A/V Stream”.

Q. I am having trouble seeing my face?

A. Make sure that you are centered behind your computer’s webcam whether it is built-in or stand-alone.

Q. How do I see their video? 

A. When the Video Chat starts, after you agree to Allow the Adobe Flash Player Settings – to Camera and Microphone Access, The video camera immediately starts and if there is another person in the Lobby then they can see you.

If you have any difficulty seeing their video, go to their profile under “The Lobby” and click “Click to view their A/V Stream”.

Q. Can the other person/people hear me?

A. When the Video Chat starts, after you agree to “Allow the Adobe Flash Player Settings – to Camera and Microphone Access”, The video camera immediately starts and if there is another person in the Lobby then they can see you.

For them to hear you, you need to click on the red “Click + Hold to talk” button. When depressed, the button turns to blue. You should release the button when finished talking. Then just click it again when you want to talk

Q. When I go to The Lobby, I get a pop up box that says, “Adobe Flash Player Settings – Camera and Microphone Access – www.worktheforce.com is requesting access to your camera and microphone. If you click Allow, you may be recorded.”

A. You should click “Allow” to enter the chat.

 

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