The Quicklaunch Meeting Manager is a User Friendly interface for controlling meetings. Meeting Manager was designed for "Console Use" but could also be used on a Single Screen (for more info see link above)
This guide demonstrates the functionality and UX of the Meeting Manager. Also shown is some generic configuration tips. For a more thorough configuration guide, please see the relevant meeting provider linked in the "See Also" section above.
Meeting Manager Overview - Start Here
Use Quicklaunch with a console - FAQ
NOTE: Quicklaunch Version 4 is required to use this feature. See our guide for upgrading from Version 3 to Version 4 here.
NOTE: Zoom Meeting Manager is only available in Quicklaunch Ultimate Edition
In order to run the Meeting Manager with Skype for Business, you will need:
- Skype for Business - must be installed and logged in. See our Deployment Guide or Skype for Business Guide for more information.
- Console - For more information see above for link in the "See also" section
- MSI V4: Install Version 4 HERE
Enter settings by selecting CTRL + ALT + S and navigate to Settings > Account > Login
Ensure your Skype for Business credentials are correct.
NOTE: Your settings screen may look slightly different depending on how you've configured Quicklaunch in the past.
Next, navigate to Calendar > Meeting Managers
Select Skype4B in the colomn on the left.
A description of each setting is found belowEnable Meeting Manager- If enabled when joining a S4B meeting, Meeting Manager will open. If this is not enabled Manager is turned off.
Launch on Meeting Joined - When a meeting is launched and a "Flat" Display is configured, this will launch Meeting Manager in another window. With a "Tabbed" display configured, this will put Quicklaunch into Docked Mode.
Enable Phone Dialing – Enables the dial pad within the Meeting Manager (Note: this is not yet available)
Auto Share in Meeting – When the Wired or Wireless sharing options are selected, automatically share your screen in the Skype for Business Meeting
Start with Audio – Join Skype for Business Meetings with audio turned on
Start with Video – Join Skype for Business Meeting with video turned on
Custom Received Files Directory - where files shared within a meeting will be saved to
Show On Dockbar - When this option is enabled Display rules will open, and Meeting Manager will open in Dock bar when joining a meeting. If this is disabled Display rules will not appear, But Tabbed settings will appear.
If disabled in Flat mode Meeting Manager will not open.
Tabbed Settings- To enable "Tabbed settings" disable "Show on Dockbar." If in tabbed mode you can select the screen in which you want meeting manager to open in.
Display Rules – When in Flat Mode, these settings dictate where the Meeting Manager Window appears
NOTE: The Display Rules for the Skype for Business Client itself are found at Calendar > Meetings > Skype4B
Join a Meeting by Clicking or Touching the square on the calendar.
Quicklaunch will launch the Meeting Manager. The Skype client will be launched depending on the Display Rules configured at Calendar > Meetings > Skype4B
The user can control the Skype client from the Quicklaunch Meeting Manager interface:
Participant Management - The host can add, remove, mute, and unmute individual participants. This is accomplished by clicking a meeting attendee and selecting the appropriate action.
Inviting a Participant - Select eiter Invite by Email or Invite By Phone and follow the appropriate steps. An email will be sent to the address typed or the number will be called.
Conversation - The Conversation tab provides a read-only anonymouse view of the meeting chat.
Sharing - provides access to the applications which have been configured to show in the "Meeting Manager" Action Group (See How to Customize Action Tiles for more information)
Meeting Controls - control the AV within the room:
- Mute/Unmute your microphone
- Turn On/Off your video feed,
- End the Meeting,
- Mute/Unmute your speaker
- And increase/decrease your speaker volume
- cannot enter Meeting Manager when receiving a call
- please report any feature requests or errors to <firstname.lastname@example.org>