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How To Connect With Office Colleagues Through Skype And GoToMeeting Tools Amid Coronavirus Outbreak

As Many Organizations Have Asked Their Employees To Work From Home Due To The Outbreak Of Coronavirus, Professionals Can Use Video Conferencing Tools Such As Skype And GoToMeeting To Connect With The Team.

News Nation Bureau | Edited By : Krishnendu Chatterjee | Updated on: 19 Mar 2020, 01:08:08 PM
Online video meeting with colleagues

Online video meeting with colleagues (Photo Credit: Pixabay)

New Delhi:

The wide-spread Coronavirus has affected everyone directly or indirectly, and the danger of COVID-19 doesn't seem to stop in coming days. At times when Theatres, Offices and Multiplexes are getting shut down to stop the dangerous Coronavirus from spreading further, day-to-day life activities are affected big time.

As many organizations have asked their employees to work from home due to the outbreak of Coronavirus, many are finding it tough to discuss business proposals and other team project matter as they are used to traditional meetings.

Here's a way out!

Connect With Office Colleagues Through Skype

Now, professionals and office employees can connect with their office Colleagues through Video Conferencing Tools and Software such as Skype and GoToMeeting.

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Connect With Skype

In order to connect with Skype, one needs to have Internet connection, Skype Application and a PC. Office employees can use the Skype’s video conferencing feature by registering to their respective Skype account that includes video-calling registration for a group. Here is the step-wise procedure:

Once the Skype Application is installed, click on the Skype Application and login through Username and Password details

Navigate and click on the ‘Contact’ that is available at the menu bar A

fter that, click on the Add Contact option from the Contact Menu section

The account holder then needs to enter the personal details for a contact in the respective box

After this, Skype will identify the contact

Then, click on the Add option to search for the contact

Click on the Add option to add the contact

Then, click on the Contact option from Menu option and click on the Create New Group option that is available at the Contact option

Scroll and add the contact for the Video Conference Call

After that, click and hold the mouse for highlighting the respective contact

Then, drag the respective contact into the empty group box and then release the mouse button

Click on the video call option and begin the conference call

The full screen icon needs to be clicked once for full screen size view

Then, single click on the pop out and end call to start and end conference call

This is the best way to connect with the team and discuss official projects amid Coronavirus outbreak.

How to Connect with GoToMeeting

GoToMeeting is a video conferencing software that enables employees, processionals and a team to connect with each other online at one place. In order to connect with GoToMeeting tool, one needs to click on the invitation link that is received after installing the software. Once the user clicks on the invitation link, the session is started immediately. Users need to register at first and the registration link will be sent in the mail of the respective account holder.

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First Published : 19 Mar 2020, 01:08:08 PM