Instant Join Feature Comparison

As an Instant Join attendee, the features that are available to you with which you join a session depends on a few things (like your web browser and operating system). Below are details about what features are available from the Instant Join app!


Feature comparison chart

Session Features Google Chrome Mozilla Firefox
Join a session (attendee) Yes Yes
Host a session (organizer) No No
Be promoted to co-organizer
Connect via mic and speakers (VoIP)
Connect via telephone (PSTN)
Be muted upon joining
Screen sharing and content sharing
View the Presenter's screen
Share your screen
Share an application
Share a video
Share a real whiteboard
Share content from a virtual whiteboard
Share content from the cloud
Webcams (HDFaces)
Share your own webcam
View shared webcams
Hide webcams
Features and tools
Chat with others
View all attendees
Take keyboard and mouse control
Use drawing tools
Raise your hand
Download handouts
Take polls



Instant Join system requirements

Operating system

Windows Vista or earlier
Mac OS X 10.8 (Mountain Lion) or earlier
Linux or Ubuntu
Google Chrome OS

Web Browser

All webinar types:
Google Chrome (most recent 2 versions)
Mozilla Firefox (most recent 2 versions; Linux only)

Webcast webinars and Simulated Live webinars:
Internet Explorer v11 (or later) with Flash enabled
Apple Safari (most recent 2 versions)
Microsoft Edge (most recent 2 versions)

Internet connection

1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)
3G connection or better (WiFi recommended for VoIP audio) for Chromebooks

Software None

Microphone and speakers (headset recommended**)

Note: You will only need this if unmuted by the organizer.

**Note: Most devices have built-in speakers, but you will get much better audio quality while using VoIP if you use a headset. You can also use your phone to dial in to the audio connection.

Connect to Audio (Instant Join App)