Emerson IT Help Desk

Calling into a LifeSize videoconference

In addition to H.323 videoconferencing, the LifeSize units on campus can host LifeSize Cloud meetings. To join, participants use a unique ID number that is associated with the virtual meeting.

Meetings hosted by our on-campus LifeSize units have the following IDs:

Building Room LifeSize Cloud ID
99 Summer Street 921 731089
99 Summer Street 952 1340248
120 Boylston Street 401 1073039
120 Boylston Street 416 1030751
120 Boylston Street 531 1988914
180 Tremont Street 406B 1513235

How to join

You have several options for joining a LifeSize Cloud meeting, outside of using another LifeSize unit. You can join with a:

Using an iPhone, iPad, or Android device 

First, you'll need the LifeSize Cloud mobile app . Get it from your device's App Store or  the LifeSize Cloud website.

  1. After launching LifeSize Cloud, tap the Guest user tab.
  2. Enter your name and the room’s ID number.
  3. Press Call.
  4. Tap OK twice to let LifeSize Cloud use your camera and microphone.

Using a Mac or Windows computer

On a computer, you can use the LifeSize Cloud application or the Google Chrome browser.

With the desktop app

You can download this free from the LifeSize Cloud website.

  1. After launching LifeSize Cloud, click Guest User.
  2. Enter your name and the room’s ID number.
  3. Click the Video Call button.

Mac users—If your camera or microphone do not seem to work:

  1. Open the app's Preferences (from the LifeSize Cloud menu) and select the Devices tab.
  2. Change the drop-down menus from Auto to the names of your camera and mic.

selecting the Built-in camera in the Devices preferences

With the Google Chrome browser Google Chrome icon

You can download this free from Google's Chrome website.

  1. Go to lifesizecloud.com/[room ID number] and click Call.
  2. Click Allow to let LifeSize use your camera and microphone.

Using a telephone

This audio-only solution lets you join without a computer, mobile device, or even an Internet connection.

  1. If calling from within the US, dial +1(844)572-5683.
    International callers, dial your country’s number on this list.
  2. When prompted for an extension, dial the room’s ID number followed by #.
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