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Guest and staff / student remote access to HYMS Video Conferencing

For an up to date list of all Hull York Medical School Lifesize video conferencing extension numbers please use the following link (HYMS login required):
https://tinyurl.com/y3w554d7

     

This guide is aimed at supporting guest access to Lifesize. However, this guidance can also be used by Hull York Medical School staff and students working remotely.

You can join HYMS Lifesize Video Conferences even if you do not have a Lifesize account. You can also join HYMS Lifesize Video Conferences from a non-Lifesize conference room system. You will need the extension number of the meeting room / virtual room that you wish to connect to (please see list at the top of this page).

Watch the following video for more information on getting the best out of your guest experience with the Lifesize app.

Join as a Guest (Lifesize Desktop App)

If you do not have a Lifesize account, you can join a meeting as a guest using the Lifesize desktop app:

  1. Download the Lifesize desktop app to your computer.
  2. Open the Lifesize app and click I am a guest.
  3. Type your name, work email address, and the extension of the person, room system, or meeting you want to call.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Select your preferred video and audio options for calling.
  6. Click Join.

Join as a Guest (Web browser)

If you do not have a Lifesize account, you can join a meeting as a guest using Lifesize through a web browser:

  1. You will need the extension number of the meeting room / virtual room that you wish to connect to (please see list at the top of this page)
  2. Using Chrome as your browser navigate to https://call.lifesizecloud.com/ and append the extension that you wish to call (for example https://call.lifesizecloud.com/123456) to dial the individual or meeting you wish to access
  3. Select your preferred video and audio options for calling.
  4. Click Join.

Join as a Guest (via Phone)

You can join a Lifesize meeting as a guest using your telephone (mobile or landline). Please note that using this method you will not be able to access the video feed from the meeting:

  1. You will need the extension number of the meeting room / virtual room that you wish to connect to (please see list at the top of this page)
  2. Use your phone and call either 0800 169 6475 or 020 3966 1745
  3. Enter the extension number when prompted.

Join as a Guest (via Third-Party Conference Room System)

If you do not have a Lifesize account, you can join a Lifesize meeting as a guest using a third-party conference room system:

  1. You will need the extension number of the meeting room / virtual room that you wish to connect to (please see list at the top of this page)
  2. Apend the extension number to the link https://call.lifesize.com/otherways/ (for example (https://call.lifesize.com/otherways/123456)
  3. Locate the Third-Party Room System section of the Otherways page and note the IP address and extension provided, or alternatively the SIP address.
  4. On your third-party conference room system, enter the IP address followed by the extension, or the SIP address.
Updated on 05/29/2020

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