Create or Join an Appear.in video conference on Mobile

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iOS users

Create a new room

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Open up the app. You do not need to sign up to start a conversation but logging in will give you short cuts to your rooms

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Choose create a new room. In the space after appear.in/______ enter the room name you want to use. This can be anything, like your name, and our system will let you know if the room name has already been claimed. 

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Click enter the room. 
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If you would like to invite others to a room after you created it you can click "Invite people to talk" and copy the room link or share it via an SMS message! 

Join an existing Room

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Open up the app and choose "Join Existing Room" . You can also login to your appear.in profile and join existing rooms as well.

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Enter the room name you are joining and click "Join Room".

Audio Only Mode

Weak wi-fi signal or low data got you down? Join a room using Audio Only. You can turn audio only on a couple of ways: 

From the Home Page 

From inside the room 

Click on the gear icon in the top right hand corner of the screen, and choose audio only from the sidebar list

Android Users

Before you start

Appear.in for Android is in the process of being updated to a Progressive Web App (PWA). PWA's offer many benefits over traditional mobile applications, and you can find more information on these benefits in our  PWA article.

Create a new Room

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Start by going to www.appear.in on your phone's browser (we recommend using Chrome)
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From the homepage, click the Create a room button
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In the popup window, type the name of the room you want to create and click Enter room. We'll let you know if the room already exists!

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Once you're in the room, you can invite users by tapping on the screen to bring up the room name. Long press on the room name to copy the link, and share it with the person you want to invite!

Join an existing Room

1
Open up the home page and tap on the Create a room button
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In the popup, tap on the Enter existing room text
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Type in the room name, and tap the Enter room button

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