Powwownow web conferencing allows you to chat, present documents and share your desktop with your conference call participants. Now everyone can see what you’re talking about!
If you are already registered with Powwownow simply download the software applications.
If you don't have a Powwownow account register here and we will send you a PIN and password which can be used for both voice and web conferencing.
Are you a Powwownow user?
Download and install the web application
Once the application is installed, the start up window will appear
Log in to the application with your email address and password
Powwownow Web allows you to share your desktop with absolutely no downloads or installs for your meeting attendees.
Start your web conference by clicking 'Web Conference' in the Get Started screen
‘Copy’ the website link and your unique PIN and send this to your participants via email
Click on the 'Screen share' button to start showing your screen
Participants join using a standard web browser and by visiting http://powwownow.yuuguu.com/ where they enter your unique PIN and their name
When participants join, you will see them appearing on your Powwownow Web chat window. Participants are now viewing your screen.
In the Get Started screen you can organise your next web or audio conference, by clicking 'Schedule a Meeting'.
You can schedule your next meeting by phone or email, simply give the details displayed to your attendees or send a calendar invite using Outlook or Google Calendar.
Once you have scheduled your meeting click 'Done' and this will return you to the Get Started screen.
Your participant need to click the 'Request Control' button in their screen sharing window
You need to accept the request by clicking 'share' in the pop-up (permission is always required)
The 'Release Control' button releases their control over your computer
The 'Re-take Control' button can be clicked at any time by you in order to regain control
This can be useful when you want to open up a file which you do not want your participants to see.
'Fastest' is the standard setting for a screen share - use this when you require speed over quality. Use 'Full colour' to replicate your screen in the exact same quality as you see it.
Click on 'Find contacts' in the start button drop down in your screen sharing window
Add contacts from your email and instant messaging accounts, or simply enter their email address
Follow the simple steps and when you're finished we'll instantly send them an email with details of how to download and sign in to Powwownow web conferencing
Chatting and sharing your screen with your contacts
Combine multiple IM account
With Powwownow web conferencing, you can have more than one instant Messenger account running at once. To add a MSN, Yahoo, AIM, etc. account to you Powwownow account click on 'Settings' and then on the 'External Accounts' tab.
All your contacts from your other IM accounts will appear in your Powwownow contact list.
When they sign in you will automatically be set up as a contact for them!