⚠️ This feature does not require any additional software or settings management except access to your microphone and webcam. Please make sure to provide with the access your browser (a pop-up window to request access is shown at the start of the call) and your firewall as well (if you use one).
If you want to collaborate on a creative project, nothing beats a whiteboarding session! With Miro, you can host a remote whiteboard meeting, using the Video Chat. Up to 25 users can simultaneously participate in a video chat session.
Organizing a call
To start a video chat, find the Video Chat icon in the bottom toolbar, and click Start.
Starting a video call
Joining a call
If your collaborators start a video call, you will see the blue dot over the Video Chat icon and the video chat menu. Click Join to join the call.
Joining the video call
💡 If your collaborator has started the call, but you don't see the notification, please refresh the page or click the Video Chat icon in the bottom toolbar.
During the call, use the corresponding buttons to toggle the camera and microphone on and off. You will also have and option to let your boardmates follow your actions (seeing exactly what you see) by clicking the Screenshare button. Switching off the webcam will make it a voice chat.
💡 Read more about Screen Sharing in the article.
To finish the call, click End.
The video chat uses the system's default microphone and camera (they can be external but need to be set as default).
The video chat performance depends on CPU, RAM, and network connection. If your video stream is freezing or lagging please check your CPU in the Task Manager (when you are using video chat and when not, when you have other apps working and when not) to see the capacity.
The network connection can be checked at Cloudharmony.com. You will only need the test for Amazon EC2 (eu-west-1). The following points are important:
Generally, if your results answer our system requirements, the chat should be working smoothly. If your device complies with the requirements, but the video chat underperforms, please reach out to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Video Chat availability
PC Browser ✔
PC Desktop app ✔
on Tablet ✔
on Mobile ✘
|macOS and Win:
Google Chrome, Firefox, Opera, Safari.
|When downloaded from the official site.
No support in MS Store version.
Android: Google Chrome.
No support in the tablet app.