Screen Sharing Tutorials

StartMeeting® is a reliable, easy-to-use conferencing service that lets you host audio conference calls for up to 1,000 participants and online meetings with screen sharing and video conferencing.

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How to Start an Online Meeting

StartMeeting lets you host high-quality, HD audio conference calls and online meetings with screen sharing and video conferencing. Sign up for an account and download the online screen and desktop sharing app. You can then launch the application to start screen sharing and video conferencing. Participants simply dial in or click the meeting link to join online.

The video tutorials below will show you how to start using your online meeting account.

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Meeting Recording

Meeting Recording

Your account offers three easy ways to Record your screen sharing session.

From the Meeting Dashboard, from the Web Controls Window on your Meeting Wall, & from your Phone Keypad Using the *9 Key.

Screen Sharing Overview

Screen Sharing Overview

Discover all the screen sharing tools available with StartMeeting.

Begin Screen Sharing sessions instantly from your meeting Dashboard and quickly select which Monitors and Applications to Share.

Joining a Meeting

Joining a Meeting

Joining a meeting is fast and easy.


There are three easy ways for Participants to join your meetings. By selecting Join from the StartMeeting homepage users will be prompted to enter their name and email to quickly access the meeting through our Spark technology or, Participants can join from the StartMeeting Icon on their system tray or Desktop, and lastly, Participants can click the link provided to them from your invitation Email.


Meeting Invitations

Meeting Invitations

There are three ways in which you can invite Participants to join your meeting.

From your Meeting Wall, you can simply select Invite Participants and follow the simple steps. From your Meeting Dashboard, you can select the Invite Participant icon and forward connection details accordingly. Using our Calendar integrations, you can invite participants directly from within Outlook or Google Calendar.

Host Features

Host Features

Discover all the features available to hosting a professional meeting.

Select which applications you wish to share, modify the Conference Dial-In Numbers available to Participants, start and Pause the Meeting, or Pass Controls to Another Meeting Participant, invite Additional People in Real Time and Chat with Participants that Join the Meeting.

Annotation & Drawing Tools

Annotation & Drawing Tools

Enhance a meeting using simple annotation and drawing tools.

Your annotation tools help you present information creatively to keep your Audience engaged. Quickly highlight your shared applications for your Audience to follow along or allow your Participants to annotate their presentation when they are selected to be a Presenter. Tool options include a Pen, Highlighter, Eraser, and Arrow Tools.


Meeting Resources

Meeting Resources

Upload documents, files and links to share during your meeting.

Your meeting resource area reduces the hassle associated to sending out documents or links to all participants prior to a meeting. Simply add resources and web links to your Meeting Wall and let your Audience grab what they need.