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Special features that make using Gimkit remotely easier.
How to video call within Gimkit
How to video call within Gimkit When playing Gimkit remotely, it can be great to have students on a video call. It almost makes it feel like you all are playing in class together. To help make hosting games while running video calls smoother for you and your students, Gimkit allows you to add Zoom calls to your live Gimkit games.
How to join your teacher's video call within Gimkit
How to join your teacher's video call within Gimkit Your teacher might add a video call to a Gimkit game. If they do, you'll be able to join the call in-game! Here's how to do it. When you join the game, you'll be asked if you'd like to join the Zoom call. Click Join Call. Zoom might require you to complete a captcha to join. Click Check Captcha and then Continue. !(https://storage
How to leave and re-join video calls in Gimkit
How to leave and re-join video calls in Gimkit This article explains for students how to leave video calls within Gimkit as well as how to get back in. Perhaps you opened the call by mistake or no longer want be part of the call for now. Here's how to close it and join back in! Click the Close Icon on the top right. This will close the panel and disconnect you from the call. If you'd l
How to add a video call mid-game within Gimkit
You can video-call within Gimkit, however, you don't need to set it up before the game begins! If you've already started the game and want to add video calling, here's how to do that. On the top right, click the Remote Communication button. Follow the steps here to setup video calling within Gimkit. That's it! Students in the game wil
How to change video call details mid-game
How to change video call details mid-game Did you enter in the incorrect Zoom meeting information? If so, no worries! You can change the information mid-game. Open the Remote Communication panel. If you're mid-game, you click the word bubble icon at top right. If you're in the lobby, click the big blue "Remote Communication" button. Click Change Zoom Details !(https://storage.crisp.chat
Can I video call within Gimkit if I don't have Zoom?
Can I video call within Gimkit if I don't have Zoom? Not currently. Video calls within Gimkit only work with Zoom. However, a bit of a workaround is to go live on Youtube! While you're not able to share your screen while streaming live with Youtube, you will be able to commentate the game as students play. Learn how to go live on Youtube here. Once you're live, click the Youtube Live Stream option and enter in the stream link. !
I'm having trouble joining a video call within Gimkit
I'm having trouble joining a video call within Gimkit If you're having trouble joining a video call within Gimkit, here's some common issues and how to fix them. I'm not being asked to join the call If you weren't asked to join the video call, it means either your teacher didn't attach a call to the game, or your device/browser is unsupported. Joining video calls only works on laptops and desktops. Additionally, it only works with Google Chrome, Firefox, and the latest version of Micro
Can I add Google Meet or Microsoft Teams calls to my live games?
Can I add Google Meet or Microsoft Teams calls to my live games? Google Meet and Microsoft Teams are both popular options for teachers holding online classes and sessions with their students (and we love them both). However, Meet and Teams do not currently have anything open to developers to allow us to add them in as video conferencing or video sharing options at this time. Currently, Gimkit allows for two Remote Communication options inside of live Gimkit games: [Zoom video confe