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The Wireless Presentation icon displays options for enabling Wireless Presentation, and selecting which streams you want to view or send to. Features like Throw and Pop Quiz also require Wireless Presentation to be enabled to function properly.


Enabling Wireless Presentation in myViewBoard

Wireless Presentation is natively supported in myViewBoard for Windows.

For Android, myViewBoard shows the Wireless Presentation icon if the device meets the following requirements:

  • myViewBoard for Android version is at least 1.11.6. To see the version, click the gear icon on the title bar, then the "i" icon.
  • Mobile OS must be at least Android 7. To check your Android version, launch the Settings screen, then go to System > About > Android version.
  • WebView version is at least 61.0.3163.98. To check your system's WebView version, launch the Settings screen, then go to Apps > All Apps (menu name varies depending on OS version) and look for Android System WebView.



To enable Wireless Presentation:

  1. Open the myViewBoard program.
  2. Sign in with your myViewBoard account.
  3. Click the Wireless Presentation icon on the main toolbar.
  4. On the Wireless Presentation toolbar, verify that Wireless Presentation is enabled.
    • If disabled, the Wireless Presentation icon is red and the myViewBoard name is empty. Click the red Wireless Presentation icon to enable.
    • If enabled, the Wireless Presentation icon is green and the myViewBoard name is displayed.

The Wireless Presentation icon on the title bar indicates the Wireless Presentation status.

The Wireless Presentation icon on the title bar indicates the Wireless Presentation status.

Click the red Wireless Presentation icon to enable.

Click the red Wireless Presentation icon to enable.


The myViewBoard program is now ready to receive and send a screen.


Wireless Presentation is only available for signed in users. If signed in, Wireless Presentation status is visible at the top right of the myViewBoard title bar. Click the Wireless Presentation status icon to show the Wireless Presentation toolbar. The color of the icon indicates the Wireless Presentation status:

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Connected


To always enable Wireless Presentation, perform the following:

  1. Using a browser, go to http://myviewboard.com.
  2. Sign in with your myViewBoard account.
  3. Click the FollowMe AI icon.
  4. Click Setting.
  5. Toggle the Always enable Wireless Presentation option to on.
  6. Click confirm.

The setting is applied the next time you sign in to the myViewBoard program.


Prerequisites for Wireless Presentation

After enabling Wireless Presentation on the myViewBoard target/host, verify that the following requirements have been met on the devices to send/receive a screen:



Present Your Screen to a myViewBoard for Windows/Android session


To send your screen to myViewBoard for Windows/Android:


  1. Go to myViewBoard.com.
    1. Click the 'Send your screen to a viewboard' icon.
      Note that you need to install the myViewBoard Extension for Chrome to perform Wireless Presentation
    2. On the window that appears, provide a name and the the myViewBoard Name of the session that receives the screen.
    3. Click Share.
    4. If using multiple screens, select which screen you want to receive or send.
    5. Click the message to allow myViewBoard to access your screen.
    6. If successful, the following message appears on your screen.
      myViewBoard.com is sharing your screen.

  2. On the myViewBoard for Windows/Android program, verify that the Wireless Presentation icon is already green.
    1. Click the Wireless Presentation icon on the main toolbar.
    2. On the Present in tab, click the entry you want to receive.
    3. The Wireless Presentation is displayed in an embedded window.

  3. To stop the Wireless Presentation:
    1. Click the Wireless Presentation icon on the main toolbar.
    2. On the Present in tab, click the entry you want to stop.
    3. The Wireless Presentation ends immediately.


You can use the Companion App to manage your Wireless Presentation.


To better understand the process, follow the video tutorials below.

The host launches myViewBoard for Windows/Android and enables the Wireless Presentation module to open his ViewBoard name for access. The host shares the ViewBoard name.

Participants sign in to myViewBoard.com, click 'Send your screen to a viewboard', and provide the ViewBoard host name. For multiple screens, they select a screen to share.

Host then selects a participant from the list to receive his screen. The participant's screen displays on the myViewBoard for Windows session.


Present myViewBoard for Windows/Android Screen to Another Device


To send the myViewBoard for Windows/Android screen to another device:


  1. Go to myviewboard.com.
    1. Click the 'Receive a viewboard on your screen' icon.
      Note that you need to install the myViewBoard Extension for Chrome to perform Wireless Presentation.
    2. On the window that appears, provide the myViewBoard Name of the session that sends the screen.
    3. Another window appears with the following message.
      Waiting for streaming

  2. On the myViewBoard for Windows/Android program, verify that the Wireless Presentation icon is already green.
    1. Click the Wireless Presentation icon on the main toolbar.
    2. On the Present out tab, click the entry you want to send to.
    3. The myViewBoard screen starts streaming on the other device.

  3. To stop the Wireless Presentation:
    1. Click the Wireless Presentation icon on the main toolbar.
    2. On the Present out tab, click the entry you want to stop.
    3. The Wireless Presentation ends immediately.


To better understand the process, follow the video tutorials below.

The host launches myViewBoard for Windows/Android and enables the Wireless Presentation module to open his ViewBoard name for access. The host shares the ViewBoard name.
Participants sign in to myViewBoard.com, click 'Receive a viewboard on your screen', and provide the ViewBoard host name.
On myViewBoard for Windows/Android, the host selects a participant from the list to receive the stream.
The participant receives the stream and views all actions performed by the the host on his myViewBoard session.


Managing Wireless Presentations Remotely

  1. Go to http://myviewboard.com
  2. Sign in with the same account used to sign in with the myViewBoard for Windows/Android.
  3. Click the Remote Control icon on the toolbar.
  4. Locate the device that needs to use the Wireless Presentation feature, and click one of the following:
    • Enable Wireless Presentation
    • Log out



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Host Wireless Presentation remotely




 



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