StarLeaf has controls that you can use while in a one-to-one voice or video call. For information on meeting controls, go to Meeting controls.

On this page:

Desktop controls

The following controls are for StarLeaf for Windows and macOS. Select a topic below for more information:

Basic controls

Hover your cursor anywhere over the call window to access the following controls:

Open the Chat panel to send an instant message or file to the person you are in a call with.

Add another person to the call by selecting Add participant. Enter the name, number, email address or video address of the person you wish to add to the call.

See Share my screen for more information on how to share your screen.

Transfer the call to another person. Enter a name, number, email address or video address of the person you wish to transfer the call to. Selecting this feature starts a call between you and the person you wish to transfer the call to. You can then confirm to transfer the call (this ends the call between you and the other users).

From AV Settings you can configure the camera, microphone, and speakers. For more information about configuring your camera and microphone, go to Audio and video settings

In More you can switch between computer and phone audio, and also access a keypad.

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.

Blur or replace your background

For information on how to blur or replace your video background while in a call or meeting, see Blur or replace background.

Keyboard shortcuts

When you are in a call or meeting, the following keyboard shortcuts for your microphone and camera are available:

Turn microphone on / off
Windows Alt+A
macOS Shift+Command+A
Turn camera on / off
Windows Alt+V
macOS Shift+Command+V
Push-to-talk
Press and hold the space bar to temporarily unmute your microphone

Mini call window

Minimizing your meeting on a Windows or macOS device turns it into a mini call window:

You can click and drag on the video to move the call window around your screen.

Hover your cursor over the mini call window to access call controls such as microphone and video mute. Click the maximize icon in the top-right to return the call window to its normal size.

Mobile controls

The following controls are for iOS and Android devices. Select a topic below for more information:

Basic controls

Touch anywhere on your screen to access the following controls:

Mute and unmute your microphone
Hang up
Turn your camera on/off
Access More controls

More controls

Access more meeting controls by touching anywhere on the screen, and then selecting the More icon.

Send instant messages to the person who you are having a call with. You can share and view files like any normal one-to-one chat.

Share your screen. For more information, see Share my screen
Turn your device’s loudspeaker on/off
Switch between your front and back camera
Open a keypad

How to share your screen

You can share content to a call or meeting from any device. For more information, see Share my screen.

Meeting layouts

You can change how you view participants and content in a meeting or call, from any device. For more information, see Meeting layouts.

Controls with Poly headsets

With StarLeaf for Windows, you can use call controls with the buttons on certain Poly headsets:

  • Mute/unmute microphone*
  • Adjust the volume of the call

*To use push-to-talk, you must still use the space bar to unmute your microphone.

Functionality may vary depending on the headset you have. Refer to Poly documentation for more information.

Poly Hub

You can configure additional settings for your headset, such as the voice-over language, by downloading the Poly Hub app .

Supported headsets