Guest Join gives new users the opportunity to join a StarLeaf meeting without having to sign into the app. Guests can use any browser to join a meeting from a StarLeaf invite.

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How to use Guest Join (desktop)

The following example shows you how to use Guest Join for a StarLeaf meeting that was scheduled using the StarLeaf Scheduler for Outlook:

  1. Open your StarLeaf invite (from either your email or calendar).
  2. Click the first meet.starleaf.com link in the invite text.

    A StarLeaf file will begin to download in your browser.

  3. Open the downloaded file.
  4. Click Yes in the User Account Control window that opens.

    When the download is complete, the pre-meeting screen opens.

  5. Enter your name.
  6. Use the controls on this screen to configure your microphone and camera settings if you need to.
  7. Click Join now to enter the meeting.

The next time you join a meeting from a StarLeaf invite or scheduled calendar event, StarLeaf automatically launches and you do not need to download anything again.

How to use Guest Join (mobile)

Guest Join on Android

To use Guest Join from an Android device:

  1. Open your StarLeaf invite (from either your email or calendar).
  2. Click the first meet.starleaf.com link in the invite text. You will be directed to the Play Store.

  3. Install StarLeaf onto your device.
  4. Open StarLeaf from the Play Store. The pre-meeting screen opens.
  5. Enter your name.

  6. Use the controls on this screen to configure your microphone and camera settings if you need to.
  7. Touch Join now to enter your meeting.

The next time you join from a StarLeaf invite or scheduled calendar event, StarLeaf automatically launches and you do not need to download anything again.

Guest Join on iOS

To use Guest Join from an iOS device:

  1. Open your StarLeaf invite (from either your email or calendar).
  2. Click the first meet.starleaf.com link in the invite text. You will be directed to the App Store.

  3. Download StarLeaf onto your device.
  4. Go back to your StarLeaf invite and click the first meet.starleaf.com link in the invite text. StarLeaf opens on the pre-meeting screen.
  5. Enter your name.

  6. Use the controls on this screen to configure your microphone and camera settings if you need to.
  7. Touch Join now to enter your meeting.

The next time you join a meeting from a StarLeaf invite or scheduled calendar event, StarLeaf automatically launches and you do not need to download anything again.

Guest Join meeting controls

Guest Join users who have not signed up to StarLeaf, have the following in-call meeting controls:

Select Participants to see who else is in your meeting.

Invite other participants to the meeting.

Present content from your device to the meeting. For more information, see How to share your screen.

Change how the video windows appear in the call. To view the different video layouts available go to Meeting layouts.

In More you can switch between computer and phone audio, and also access Audio & video settings (where you can configure the camera, microphone, and speakers).

Enter and exit full-screen mode from here. This control is only available on Windows devices. To switch between full screen mode on other devices, double click on the video.

Spotlight meeting controls

Guest Join users can join Spotlight meetings (also known as Town Hall meetings) as normal audience participants. If placed in spotlight, they can share content to the meeting.

Go to Spotlight meetings for more information.

Sign up to StarLeaf

You can use Guest Join for future StarLeaf meetings that you are invited to. When you click a meet.starleaf.com link from an invite, StarLeaf opens automatically on the pre-meeting screen, ready for you to join your meeting.

After the meeting, you can then choose to sign up to StarLeaf and host your own meetings for free.