Stowe Weekend of Hope Tech Instructions and helpful tips.
Welcome to the Virtual Stowe Weekend of Hope! We are very excited that many of our presenters have offered to provide their talks live or recorded, and we want to make sure you have all of the tools needed to take advantage of what we have to offer. This will serve as a brief tutorial.
We are offering sessions via Zoom, Facebook Live, and YouTube. Zoom and YouTube will be live and recorded so you can watch later; Facebook Live will only be offered at the time printed in the schedule. On all scheduled events there will be a title, name of instructor(s), and location of access/virtual platform in the following format: Title / Name of instructors /
Location of access In advance of the Weekend, you should make sure you have a Zoom account (free at www.zoom.us), know how to access Facebook Live, and are comfortable navigating YouTube. If you have any questions you can reach out to: firstname.lastname@example.org
How to follow Facebook live links:
Once you have found an event you would like to attend, check the last area of the title line to verify it is being provided through Facebook.
Next, click on the link provided to be sent to the live video during the stated time.
You may be required to sign in to your Facebook profile if the stream is not from a public page.
If the link provided does not take you directly to the live video, check the link below for further instructions concerning mobile and desktop access.
Look at the workshop’s info line and check that it is being provided through YouTube.
A link will be provided below the information on the workshop. By clicking the link, it will open a window in YouTube with the video.
Once the window opens, press the Play button to begin the video. You can also press the Full Screen button to make the video larger.
How to follow Zoom links:
Once you have found an event you would like to attend, check the last area of the title line to verify it is being provided through Zoom.
Next, the meeting information will be provided below. Please click on the link to begin joining the Zoom meeting.
If Zoom is already installed on your computer, it may ask you to allow it to run. Select Accept to open the program.
If you do not have Zoom installed, after following the link you may be presented with this page:
If your browser does not launch Zoom, please click on “Download & run Zoom” to install the application.
After this you may be asked to create an account, please do so.
If Zoom does not connect to the meeting after these steps, enter the meeting ID found under the link on the schedule under “Join” in the Zoom application. If only a phone number is given, input the phone number under the “join” option in the Zoom menu.
Once the meeting ID is entered, you may be asked to provide a password to enter the meeting, this is found just below the Meeting ID.
If these options do not work, or you do not have access to a computer or internet connection, please reference the phone options provided under “Dial by your location”.
Dial the number associated with the closest area to your current location. (Calling from Massachusetts -> Dial New York number)
If you are facing any more problems, follow the link below for further step-by-step instructions. https://support.zoom.us/hc/enus/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting