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Start a Scheduled Meeting

You can easily start your scheduled session in several ways. Keep in mind that you can start sessions at any time and as many times as you'd like, making it easy to practice ahead of time! See Scheduling FAQs for more information.

Start a session from the web

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  1. Log in at https://global.gotomeeting.com.
  2. In the Rooms or One-Time tab, click the session you wish to begin.
  3. Click Start.
  4. The GoToMeeting app will automatically launch you into session.

    See Using the Control Panel (Windows and Mac) for information about the features and tools available to you while in a session. For help with downloading the desktop app, see Steps for Installing on Windows or Steps for Installing on Macs

Start a session from the desktop app

If you already have the desktop app installed, you can start the session directly from it.
  1. Click My Meetings.
  2. The My Meetings window will launch. Select the session you wish to begin then click Start.

    See Using the Control Panel (Windows and Mac) for information about the features and tools available to you while in a session.

Start a session from the Join URL

  1. If you have the Join URL on hand (such as in an email reminder), you can simply click it to automatically launch the session.
  2. If prompted, log in with your email and password.

    Note: If you are not already logged in, you may need to click start the meeting to launch the log in window.

Start a scheduled meeting from Microsoft Outlook

Note: This method is only available if you are using the Microsoft Outlook Plugin.
  1. Open the desired appointment on your Microsoft Outlook calendar.
  2. Click Start Meeting.

Start a scheduled meeting from Google Calendar

Note: This method is only available if you are using the Google Calendar extension.
  1. In Google Calendar, open the meeting you want to start.
  2. Click Start Meeting.