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To get the most out of myViewBoard, users need to create a complimentary myViewBoard account at http://www.myviewboard.com. Users can sign up with their Google, Microsoft or a regular email address.

Having a myViewBoard account provides the following benefits:

  • Sign in from anywhere
  • Load personal settings and customization
  • Access to files stored in linked cloud storage services
  • Use all the features of myViewBoard


How-to Guides

For an introduction, information and tutorials on using myViewBoard.com, see the following guides:

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Quick Start Guide

This document is a guide to quickly get started with using myViewBoard.com.

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User Guide

This document is a guide to using the myViewBoard.com user interface.

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Training Guide

This document is a comprehensive guide to using myViewBoard.com.

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Toolbar Icons

This document aims to be a printable guide that users can use as a quick 'cheat sheet' reference to the myViewBoard.com icons.


System Requirements

myViewBoard.com is accessible online, but works best if used with the following software:


For optimal performance, it is recommended to use the Chrome browser (or any other Chrome-based browser). myViewBoard uses WebRTC (Web Real-Time Communication) API to achieve screen sharing across various platforms such as Chromebook, PC, and Mac. Currently this can only be supported on Chrome.
To use additional features, install the myViewBoard Extension for Chrome. This extension is available on the Chrome web store.


Signing Up


myViewBoard provides the following options to sign up:


Integrate an existing Google or Microsoft account:

  1. Click one of the following:
    • Sign in with Google
    • Sign in with Microsoft
    • Sign in with Apple
  2. On the next window, grant permission to myViewBoard to access the user's account.

Sign up using an email provider:

  1. On the myViewBoard sign up page, fill up the following details:
    • Unique myViewBoard name
    • Email
    • Password
  2. Select the checkbox for EULA agreement.
  3. Click Sign Up.


After successful sign-up, perform the following steps:

  1. An activation email will be sent to the account. Activate the account by clicking the link in the activation email.
  2. After activation, sign in and set up the new myViewBoard account.
  3. On first sign in, myViewBoard.com prompts the user to update the user's Personal Profile and Account Name Setting.


Features Available Without Signing In

When users visit myViewBoard.com, the following features are accessible without signing in:

Icon
Feature
Description
Header throw icon.svg
Sends an object to the myViewBoard host specified.
Header send to viewboard icon.svg
Stream the user's screen to the myViewBoard host specified.
Header download icon.svg
Provides links to download the myViewBoard software.
Join a myViewBoard session.


Navigating the myViewBoard.com Site

Top Toolbar

Additional features become available after signing in. These features are accessible from the top toolbar. Depending on the account type, myViewBoard may hide some of the features.

Icon
Feature
Description
Header throw icon.svg
Sends an object to the myViewBoard host specified
Header send to viewboard icon.svg
Stream the user's screen to the myViewBoard host specified
Mvb-casting 002.svg
Receive and view a myViewBoard stream on the user's screen
Remotely manage an ongoing myViewBoard session
Set up settings that are loaded for every myViewBoard session
Header download icon.svg
Provides links to download the myViewBoard software
Joins a myViewBoard session.



User Information

The top toolbar also displays the user's myViewBoard name and Login Email beside the user's avatar. Clicking the avatar displays additional options.

Icon
Feature
Description
Home
Go back to the myViewBoard.com landing page
Go to the FollowMe screen
 
Edit Account
Set up settings for personal profile and account name
Change Password
Change the user's password
Sign out
Sign out of the myViewBoard web site



Quick Links

Options available in the Quick Links section may vary depending on the type of user account logged in.

Icon
Feature
Description
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Whiteboard
A digital canvas that users can use to do online presentation.
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Classroom
Host a new myViewBoard Virtual Classroom session.
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myViewBoard Clips
Go to myViewBoard Clips.
Entity Management
Access options to manage entities. Available for admin users only.
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myViewBoard Wiki
Open the myViewBoard Wiki.
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Community
Open myViewBoard Community.
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Tutorial Videos
Open myViewBoard YouTube Channel.
  
Convert files to the universal .iwb file format.
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Opens myViewBoard Bandwidth Calculator. Use to compute bandwidth requirements for a smooth myViewBoard experience.

myViewBoard.com Tasks

Users need to have a cloud storage account bound to their myViewBoard account to use their own images.

Bind your cloud storage account to myViewBoard.


  1. Sign in to http://www.myViewBoard.com.
  2. Click your avatar, and select myViewBoard FollowMe from the drop down.
  3. Click Cloud Integration on the side panel.
  4. On the Cloud Integration screen, select the cloud storage account you want to bind.
  5. Sign in to your account and allow myViewBoard to access your account.

After binding, a new folder named myViewBoard is created at the root directory of your cloud storage account.

Repeat this process for all cloud storage accounts to bind. By default, the first bound account becomes the default storage account. Contents of all bound storage accounts can be accessed via the Magic Box.


Upload your own images for backgrounds, magic line pens, and shape pens.


  1. Sign in to http://www.myviewboard.com.
  2. Click your avatar, and select myViewBoard FollowMe from the drop down.
  3. On the Setting screen, verify that the myViewBoard default theme is not selected.
  4. On the Cloud Integration screen, verify that the correct cloud storage account is selected as the default.
  5. On the Backgrounds, Magic Line Pens, and Shape Pens screens, perform the following procedures.
    1. Go to the Background, Magic Line Pen, or Shape Pen screen.
    2. Click Update Files to open the cloud storage location for the specified feature.
    3. Select PNG and JPG images to upload to the correct folder.
Images must meet the following dimensions:
Background Any resolution, but 3840 x 2160 (4k resolution) is recommended
Magic Line Pen Should be at least 96 x 96 pixels. Images are tiled to fill the space.
Shape Pen 96 x 96 pixels, all pen images are scaled to this resolution


After uploading, refresh the myViewBoard page to see the new images.

  1. Sign in to Whiteboard for Windows.
  2. Select the new backgrounds, magic line pens, and shape pens:
    Menu background.png
    Click the Background menu icon and select your custom background.
    Pen tool no bg.png
    Click the Pen icon and select your custom magic line pens and shape pens.
  3. Start using the backgrounds, magic line pens, and shape pens.



About Entity Management

Entity admins who sign in to myViewBoard.com have access to additional options exclusive to entity management. Entity admins (or IT admins with sufficient rights) must log into myViewBoard.com to start the onboarding process.


For distribution of myViewBoard for Windows via msi file, entity administrators can check here or refer to their Entity Management console.


Entity admins have access to tools they can use to remotely monitor and manage multiple myViewBoard installations. Tasks available to Entity admins include (but not limited to) the following:

  • Show a summary of user and usage data
  • Select which cloud services users can bind to their account
  • Allow remote hardware management of supported devices
  • View and update information on users, subscription, and domains
  • Manage settings for single sign on and software instances


If you wish to sign up for an entity account, kindly contact us by filling up this form here.


Difference between myViewBoard Tiers

Some features are only available for specific account tiers. To review all the differences between the available myViewBoard tiers, see the following page:

https://myviewboard.com/pricing/


If you wish to sign up for an entity account, kindly contact us by filling up this form here.


Help and Support

For help and support, kindly contact the following:


If you have any issues on using myViewBoard software, please reach out through the following channels:

Note that you need to sign in to use myViewBoard Support and myViewBoard Community.


To learn more about myViewBoard, check the following resources:


For a quick description of these resource, see here.


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