What is Jisti?
More secure, more flexible, and completely free video conferencing.
Jitsi Meet is a fully encrypted, 100% open source video conferencing solution that you can use all day, every day, for free — with no account needed.
What else can you do with Jitsi Meet?
Share your desktop, presentations, and more
Invite users to a conference via a simple, custom URL
Edit documents together using Etherpad
Pick fun meeting URLs for every meeting
Trade messages and emojis while you video conference, with integrated chat.
And it’s easy to get started
First grab some headphones and connect them to your device! It doesn’t have to have a mic built into them, because your device most likely has another Mic. Trust me here, it will save your ears and troubleshooting issues later
Next Go to https://jitsi.org/ and Click the “START A CALL”
This will open the page https://meet.jit.si/
You can name the meeting or it will randomly create a room name.
If you are on a laptop, I suggest you use the chrome browser, and then click the link below to install the Jitsi Meeting extension
If you are using a mobile device, click in the bottom left hand corner to download the Jisti app to your phone or tablet.
Here is the link to the app for Android https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=org.jitsi.meet
Here is the link to the app for iOS https://apps.apple.com/us/app/jitsi-meet/id1165103905
(Optional) You can connect your calendar and create a reoccurring meeting
When you are ready to meet, click the “GO” button.
It will then ask you for permission to access the Camera and Microphone, and you want to click “Allow”
If you need to change any settings see the picture below locate them.
You can share your screen if you click the icon to the far left.
If you want to share your room information with other people or have the option to call in from a phone, click the “Share & Call-in Info” icon, which is the Circle with the I in the center.
Send the room name to your friends, and they will connect!
If you aren’t talking, its a good habit to mute your mic.
When you are done with the call, you can close the window.