Instant Join Feature Comparison

    The features that are available to you depend on a few things such as your browser and operating system. If you are an attendee who joined from the web, the table below explains what features are available to you.

    Feature comparison chart

      Session Features Google Chrome

    Mozilla Firefox (Linux only)

    Join/host Join a session (attendee) Yes Yes
    Host a session (organizer) Not available Not available
    Be promoted to co-organizer Not available Not available
    Audio Connect via mic and speakers (VoIP) Yes (if enabled) Not available
    Connect via telephone (PSTN) Yes (if enabled) Yes (if enabled)
    Be muted upon joining Not available Not available
    Screen and content sharing View the Presenter's screen Yes Yes
    Share your screen Yes Yes
    Share multiple screens Not available Not available
    Share your screen in "screen clean" mode Not available Not available
    Share an application Yes Yes
    Share a video Not available Not available
    Share a real whiteboard Not available Not available
    Share content from a virtual whiteboard Not available Not available
    Share content from the cloud Not available Not available
    Camera sharing Share your own webcam Yes Yes
    View shared webcams Yes Yes
    Hide webcams Yes Yes
    In-session features Join activities Yes Yes
    Join activities with breakouts Yes Yes
    Chat with others Yes Yes
    View all attendees Yes Yes
    Take keyboard and mouse control Not available Not available
    Use drawing tools Not available Not available
    Raise your hand Yes Yes
    Download materials Not available Not available
    Take polls Yes Yes
    Take tests Yes Yes

    Instant Join system requirements

    Operating system

    Windows computer

    Mac computer

    Linux / Ubuntu computer

    Google Chrome OS (Chromebook)

    Web Browser

    Google Chrome (most recent 2 versions)

    Mozilla Firefox (most recent 2 versions) (Linux only)

    Microsoft Edge (most recent 3 versions) (new experience only)

    Internet connection

    1 Mbps or better (broadband recommended)

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

    Software No download required

    Microphone and speakers (headset recommended**)

    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.