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Sending messages to all participants

You can send messages to all participants in a conference simultaneously. To access this option:

  1. Go to Conferences.
  2. Click a Conference name and then click the Send message tab.

This message appears overlaid on each participant's view, including participants viewing the conference via streaming.


Field Field description Usage tips
Message text

Enter the message to send to all conference participants.

Messages must be fewer than 256 characters, but depending on the viewing screen, messages at the higher-end of this limit might not display properly. Therefore, consider limiting messages to approximately 180 characters. Messages longer than 256 characters will not be truncated; they will not display at all.

You can disable this setting from Settings > Conferences (see Conference settings).


The vertical position of the message on the conference display.

Choose from the top, middle, or bottom of the conference display.


How long the message appears on participants' video screens.

The default setting is 30 seconds. To remove all messages before they time out, click Clear message.

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