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Question:

Join BigBlueButton class in "listen only mode"

(Last edited: Monday, 8 February 2016, 3:05 PM)
Answer:

In order to join a live class using BigBlueButton in listen only mode, you will need to select that option when configuring your audio settings.  This process will differ slightly, depending on whether you are using the Flash client or the HTML5 client.  If you are unsure of which client you are using, please click here.  

Follow the appropriate steps below:


Flash based client

Upon joining the session, you will be prompted to configure your audio.  For listen only mode, select the appropriate option as indicted in the screenshot below:




HTML5 based client

After you join the session in HTML5 mode, you will NOT be prompted to setup your audio.  To do this, you must click the cog icon in the top right corner as pictured below:




Select the speaker icon in order to join the session in listen only mode as pictured below: