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Sign in is not required to use the Throw or Pop Quiz feature. Before using these features, ensure that the target myViewBoard session is already active.
 
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Installing the app also adds the Throw feature as a sharing option. To use on your mobile phone:  
 
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Revision as of 20:14, 28 June 2019

The myViewBoard Companion app allows users to control various actions on a myViewBoard session using a mobile phone.

How-to Guides

For an introduction and information on using myViewBoard Companion App, see the following guides:


This document is a guide to quickly get started with using myViewBoard Companion App after installation.
This document is a guide to using the myViewBoard Companion App user interface.
This document is a comprehensive guide to using myViewBoard Companion App.


System Requirements

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

  • Android devices must be running Android 5.0 (Lollipop) or higher.
  • Apple devices must be running iOS 9 or higher.


Download and Install

To install the app via the app store of your mobile device:

  1. Go to the Google Play or Apple store app on your mobile device.
  2. Search for the myViewBoard Companion app.
  3. Click Install.


Alternatively, you can use the following links to install myViewBoard Companion app:


The myViewBoard.com web site also provides links to download the myViewBoard Companion app:

  1. Go to http://myViewBoard.com.
  2. Click Downloads.
  3. Depending on your device, click Companion on Google play or Companion on Apple Store link.
  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 go to the correct download page of your device's app store.
  6. Click Install, and wait for the installation to complete.


For more information, see Download.


Notable Features

Sign in with QR Code

Use the QR code feature of the myViewBoard Companion app to sign in on the myViewBoard for Windows or Android program.

  1. Launch the myViewBoard Companion app on your mobile device.
  2. Sign in using an email address.
  3. Click the
    VBoardMode Logout.png
    icon beside the user avatar to change it into a QR code icon.
  4. Click the QR Code icon to open the phone's camera.
  5. Position the phone so that the QR code displayed on the myViewBoard for Windows or Android program is inside the QR 'scanner' of the myViewBoard Companion app.


Throw and Pop Quiz

Sign in is not required to use the Throw or Pop Quiz feature. Before using these features, ensure that the target myViewBoard session is already active.

  1. Click the Throw or Pop Quiz icon.
  2. Depending on the feature you selected, perform one of the following:
    • For Throw: select an image or video to throw, and click the icon.
    • For Pop Quiz: Use the pen tool to draw your answer, and click the icon.
  3. On the next screen, provide the following information:
    • Host Name. Name of the myViewBoard session you are throwing to. This should be provided by the user hosting the myViewBoard session.
    • Your Name. Name that identifies you as the sender of this object.
  4. Click the icon.

If successful, the myViewBoard host should receive a notification.


Sharing

Installing the app also adds the Throw feature as a sharing option. To use on your mobile phone:

  1. On any app that is capable of performing the "share" action, click Share, or the    icon if available.
  2. From the list of apps, select Companion.
  3. On the next screen, provide the following information:
    • Host Name. Name of the myViewBoard session you are throwing to. This should be provided by the user hosting the myViewBoard session.
    • Your Name. Name that identifies you as the sender of this object.
  4. Click the icon.



myViewBoard Management

The Companion app provides options for managing ongoing myViewBoard cast sessions.


myViewBoard Settings

The Companion app allows users to configure some myViewBoard 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.