+ control live participants

Moderators can control participants that are live on the stage with stage webcam controls.

To display the available webcam controls hover your cursor over a webcam feed. You should see something similar to the image below.

NOTE: If the webcam feed is small, then webcam controls can be accessed by clicking .

 

Control webcams on stage

If a participant only has a microphone or has issues with their webcam, then their feed may become a distraction. You can "mute" their webcam so that only the participants microphone is streaming.

Webcam icon states: 

  •  - webcam is on and streaming
  •  - webcam is on but muted
  •  - webcam is off. The icon is not clickable.

To "mute" a webcam on stage:

  1. As a moderator, hover your cursor over a webcam on stage
  2. Click 

To display webcam feed that was muted:

If a webcam feed was muted, then  displays on the feed. Click  to return the webcam feed from a muted state.

 

Control microphones on stage

You can mute a participant's microphone without removing their webcam feed from the stage.

Microphone icon states: 

  •  - microphone is on and streaming
  •  - microphone is on but muted
  •  - microphone is off. The icon is not clickable.

 

To change participant microphone volume:

  1. As a moderator, hover your cursor over a live participant's microphone icon to display the microphone level
  2. Click & drag the level indicator  away from the microphone icon to increase the participant's microphone volume or towards the icon to decrease their microphone volume

To mute a microphone on stage:

  1. As a moderator, hover your cursor over a participant on stage
  2. Click 

To return microphone audio that was muted:

If a microphone was muted, then  displays on the participant feed. Click  to enable the participant to be heard by other participants.

 

Change or "swap" webcam position

newrow_ themes automatically place webcam participants in a predetermined layout based on when a user was added to the stage. If you'd like to move a webcam participant position on stage then you can swap them with another webcam participant. 

To swap webcam positions on stage:

  1. As a moderator, hover your cursor over a participant on stage
  2. Click and hold 
  3. Drag & drop the feed to the webcam you want to swap positions with

 

Remove a participant from stage:

You can remove a webcam participant from the stage.

  1. As a moderator, hover your cursor over a participant on stage
  2. Click  
  3. Click 

 

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