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To get the most out of myViewBoard, users need to create a free myViewBoard account at http://www.myviewboard.com. </br>Users can sign up with their Google, Microsoft, or Apple account, or a regular email address.
  
  
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.
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myViewBoard account benefits:
 
 
Having a myViewBoard account provides the following benefits:
 
  
 
* Sign in from anywhere
 
* Sign in from anywhere
* Load personal settings and customizations
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* Use [[FollowMe]] to access your files and settings across devices and sessions
 
* Access to files stored in linked cloud storage services
 
* Access to files stored in linked cloud storage services
* Use all the features of myViewBoard
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* Host [[Classroom]] sessions<sup>1</sup>
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* Access to more [[Whiteboard]] features.
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''<sup>1</sup> For [[myViewBoard Entity]] account types.''
  
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==Sign up for a myViewBoard account==
 
==Sign up for a myViewBoard account==
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==Bind a Cloud Storage Account==
 
==Bind a Cloud Storage Account==
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Next, bind a cloud storage service to the account. Integration connects a Google Drive, Dropbox, Box OneDrive or OneDrive for Business cloud accounts to myViewBoard, and allows media, lessons and other content to be saved to the cloud.
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Your myViewBoard account can be connected to cloud storage accounts such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive and OneDrive for Business.  
  
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Link a cloud storage account to easily access your files. This is useful if you often log in to myViewBoard apps like Whiteboard or Classroom from different devices - you can save files to the cloud so they are always accessible, and not have to worry about transporting files via email or USB storage.
 
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==Upload Custom Images==
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==Get started with myViewBoard Apps==
One the cloud storage account is ready, upload custom images to customize your myViewBoard experience.
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==Set Up Optional Settings==
 
 
 
If needed, set up additional settings on the FollowMe AI page.
 
 
 
# Sign in to http://www.myviewboard.com.
 
# Click your avatar, and select <span class="kbd" style="color:#9A0000;padding:5px;"><i class="fa fa-universal-access"></i> myViewBoard FollowMe AI</span> from the drop down.
 
# Configure the following options:
 
  
::; Settings
 
::: Options loaded during every session
 
::: For more information, see [[FollowMe_AI#Setting|FollowMe AI - Setting]].
 
  
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::: Tiles are custom URL bookmarks that are accessible via the Embed Browser.
 
::: For more information see [[FollowMe_AI#Tiles|FollowMe AI - Tiles]].
 
  
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myViewBoard is an evolving ecosystem of collaborative web-based tools. Some applications are also available as Windows, Android, or iOS - specific programs, available from the [https://myviewboard.com/download/ Downloads] area. Once signed in, the following are applications accessible from the myViewBoard homepage:
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==Download a myViewBoard program and install==
 
  
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''To install Windows or Android versions of programs:''
 
# Sign in to http://www.myviewboard.com.
 
# Sign in to http://www.myviewboard.com.
# Click your avatar, and select <span class="btn"><i class="fa fa-download"></i> Downloads</span> icon to open a [https://myviewboard.com/static/downloadpage/ window] containing download links to several myViewBoard programs.
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# At the top of the page, click the <code>[[File:Header download icon.svg|25px|link=]] [[Downloads|Download myViewBoard applications]]</code> icon containing download links to several myViewBoard applications.
# Select and download the correct installer for your platform.
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# Select and download the correct program for your platform.
 
# Run the installer, and wait for the installation to finish.
 
# Run the installer, and wait for the installation to finish.
  
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==Start Using the myViewBoard Program==
 
 
Launch the myViewBoard program and sign in with your myViewBoard.com account.
 
 
There may be slight differences in features between myViewBoard programs. To get started, refer to the following quick start guides:
 
 
* [[Quick_Start_Guide|myViewBoard for Windows Quick Start Guide]]
 
* [[MyViewBoard_for_Android_Quick_Start_Guide|MyViewBoard for Android Quick Start Guide]]
 
* [[MyViewBoard_Classroom_Quick_Start_Guide|MyViewBoard Classroom Quick Start Guide]]
 
  
 
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==Additional Learning Resources==
 
 
To get more information on how to use myViewBoard, visit the myViewBoard wiki at the following link:
 
 
* http://myviewboard.com
 
  
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Latest revision as of 18:08, 5 September 2022

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


myViewBoard account benefits:

  • Sign in from anywhere
  • Use FollowMe to access your files and settings across devices and sessions
  • Access to files stored in linked cloud storage services
  • Host Classroom sessions1
  • Access to more Whiteboard features.


1 For myViewBoard Entity account types.

Sign up for a myViewBoard account

To get the most out of myViewBoard, users can create a myViewBoard account at http://www.myviewboard.com.
Sign up with a Google, Microsoft, or Apple account, or simply with an email address.

Having a myViewBoard account provides the following benefits:

  • Host Classroom sessions.1
  • Use FollowMe to maintain your personalized settings across devices and sessions.
  • Access to files stored in bound cloud storage services.
  • Use all the features of Whiteboard and other myViewBoard apps.

1A Premium or Entity account is required to access Classroom.

First select Try now from the top-right of the myViewBoard homepage.

On the next screen you will encounter various sign-up options:


Sign up with an existing Google, Apple, or Microsoft account:

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


Sign up using a regular email:

  1. On the myViewBoard sign-up page, enter the following:
    • Unique myViewBoard name
    • Email
    • Password
  2. Select the checkbox to comply with the myViewBoard terms of service and privacy policy agreement.
  3. Click Sign Up.

After successfully signing up:

  1. An activation email will be sent to the account. Click 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.



Sign in to myViewBoard


Signing in to an existing myViewBoard account:

  1. You can sign in to your existing account using the details you registered with - for example if your registered with your school's Microsoft credentials, this will be your myViewBoard login details.
  2. Select one of the following:
    Google.svg Sign in with Google
    Microsoft.svg Sign in with Microsoft
    Apple.svg Sign in with Apple
    Sign in with an email address

If you are having difficulties accessing your account, you may try Forgot password?, or alternatively try our online support.


Bind a Cloud Storage Account

Bind a cloud storage service to the account to save media, lessons and other content to the cloud

Your myViewBoard account can be connected to cloud storage accounts such as Google Drive, Dropbox, Box, Microsoft OneDrive and OneDrive for Business.

Link a cloud storage account to easily access your files. This is useful if you often log in to myViewBoard apps like Whiteboard or Classroom from different devices - you can save files to the cloud so they are always accessible, and not have to worry about transporting files via email or USB storage.

  1. Sign in to http://www.myViewBoard.com.
  2. Click your avatar, and select 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 in the root directory of your cloud storage account. This is where session QR shares and backgrounds are stored, among other files.



Get started with myViewBoard Apps

The standard account is free and includes Whiteboard, myViewBoard Originals, and more. However, some features such as user and device management tools (Entity Management and Manager) are only available for myViewBoard Entity. To review all the differences between the available myViewBoard tiers, see the Pricing.



Features

myViewBoard is an evolving ecosystem of collaborative web-based tools. Some applications are also available as Windows, Android, or iOS - specific programs, available from the Downloads area. Once signed in, the following are applications accessible from the myViewBoard homepage:

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

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Feature
Description
#1C1C1C
Host a new myViewBoard Classroom session.1
#1C1C1C
A lightweight, browser-based digital whiteboard.
#1C1C1C
A sensor to analyze your presentation effectiveness, audience mood and room environment.
Requires the myViewBoard Sens sensor hardware to function.2
#1C1C1C
Education-specific, quality curated videos.
A service for admins to manage Entity account, users and instances2.
#1C1C1C
A service for admins to manage devices2.
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Wiki suite for myViewBoard guides and technical info.
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Request technical support.
myViewBoard Community forum.
myViewBoard YouTube Channel with tutorial videos.
Convert a file from the following formats:

.flipchart (Used by Promethean ActivInspire), .notebook (Used by SMART Notebook), .enb (Used by ViewBoard 2.1 and EasiNote3)

to Whiteboard and Classroom .olf file format

1 Available for users with Premium & Entity subscriptions.
2 Available for Entity subscription only. Get in touch to sign up your school.


To install Windows or Android versions of programs:

  1. Sign in to http://www.myviewboard.com.
  2. At the top of the page, click the Header download icon.svg Download myViewBoard applications icon containing download links to several myViewBoard applications.
  3. Select and download the correct program for your platform.
  4. Run the installer, and wait for the installation to finish.






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