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The myViewBoard Companion App provides a means to control various actions on the canvas using a mobile phone.  
 
The myViewBoard Companion App provides a means to control various actions on the canvas using a mobile phone.  
  
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==Download and Installation==
  
==Screenshots==
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Before installation, verify that the device meets the following requirements: 
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* The device is running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher. For optimal performance, Android 7.0 (Nougat) is recommended.
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* There is no restriction on screen size. However, a resolution of 1080p or higher is recommended for optimal experience.
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To install the app via the Google Play store:
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# Go to the Google Play store.
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# Search for the myViewBoard Companion app.
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# Click Install.
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Alternatively, you can use the following link to install myViewBoard for Android:
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* https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.viewsonic.myviewboard
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If the device does not have Google Play store:
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# Go to http://myViewBoard.com
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# Click <span class="btn"><i class="fa fa-download"></i> Downloads</span>.
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# Click ''Companion on Google play'' Download.
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# Using a QR code reader app, take a picture of the QR code to get the download link.
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# Open the download link to start downloading the apk.
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# After the download is complete, click the apk file to start installation.
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# Wait for the installation to complete.
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For more information, see [[Downloads]].
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==Companion App User Interface==
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After installation, tap on the myViewBoard Companion app icon. The myViewBoard Companion app displays the following interface:
  
 
{{IconBox|[[File:Companion-app-home.png]]|200px;float:left;padding: 5px 5px 20px 5px; border:solid 1px #eee;margin:5px;}}
 
{{IconBox|[[File:Companion-app-home.png]]|200px;float:left;padding: 5px 5px 20px 5px; border:solid 1px #eee;margin:5px;}}

Revision as of 09:37, 19 June 2019

The myViewBoard Companion App provides a means to control various actions on the canvas using a mobile phone.

Download and Installation

Before installation, verify that the device meets the following requirements:

  • The device is running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher. For optimal performance, Android 7.0 (Nougat) is recommended.
  • There is no restriction on screen size. However, a resolution of 1080p or higher is recommended for optimal experience.


To install the app via the Google Play store:

  1. Go to the Google Play store.
  2. Search for the myViewBoard Companion app.
  3. Click Install.


Alternatively, you can use the following link to install myViewBoard for Android:


If the device does not have Google Play store:

  1. Go to http://myViewBoard.com
  2. Click Downloads.
  3. Click Companion on Google play Download.
  4. Using a QR code reader app, take a picture of the QR code to get the download link.
  5. Open the download link to start downloading the apk.
  6. After the download is complete, click the apk file to start installation.
  7. Wait for the installation to complete.


For more information, see Download.


Companion App User Interface

After installation, tap on the myViewBoard Companion app icon. The myViewBoard Companion app displays the following interface:

Companion-app-home.png
Companion-app-cast.png
Companion-app-conf.png



myViewBoard Interaction

These options provide access to features related to interaction with other myViewBoard sessions. This is the default screen displayed when opening the companion app.

Companion-icon2.svg
Cast Interaction
Options to send objects and answers to a myViewBoard session
Throw
Sends an object to the myViewBoard host specified.
Edu-PopQuiz.png
Pop Quiz
Sends a response to a Pop Quiz.


myViewBoard Management

These options are for managing ongoing myViewBoard cast sessions.

Present.svg
Cast Management
Options to control the cast session remotely
Cast.svg
Cast
Enable casting for the logged on account
Remote Control
Selects the device to cast on the screen.
Shrink.svg
Shrink
Reduce the size of the casting screen
Enlarge.svg
Enlarge
Enlarge the size of the casting screen
Previous
During presentation mode, go to the previous page if the canvas has multiple pages
Next
During presentation mode, go to the next page if the canvas has multiple pages


myViewBoard Settings

These options are for configuring myViewBoard settings.

myViewBoard Settings
Options to configure myViewBoard settings.

This tab contains the following settings:

Auto log out time How long before the session automatically logs out
Show time Display the current time on the canvas of the current session
Show grid Display a grid as the canvas background of the current session
Show watermark Display a Confidential watermark as the canvas background of the current session
Always enable casting Casting for the logged in account is automatically enabled for every session.

To configure more options, go to the FollowMe page on the myViewBoard.com web site.