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Join a meeting anonymously

Ajinkya Kher|Last Updated: 11/11/2016

Applies to: Skype for Business

A client can join an existing meeting anonymously by using that meeting's URI.

Organizer:

  1. Schedules a Skype for Business conference and shares the meeting URI with the user.

  2. Ensures conference allows all users to join the conference.

Anonymous users:

Once users have a meeting URI from the organizer, for example: sip:user@contoso.com;gruu;opaque=app:conf:focus:id:1WRB13D2, they take these first steps:

  1. Sign in the anonymous user using the meeting URI.

  2. Get the conversation object for this conference.

  3. Start the needed service in the conversation.

Joining a meeting anonymously

  1. Sign in the anonymous user by using the meeting URI.

    var uri = 'sip:user@contoso.com;gruu;opaque-app:conf:focus:id:1WRB13D2';
    application.signInManager.signIn({
      name: 'Robin',
      meeting: uri
    });
    
  2. Create a conversation object for this conference.

    var conversation = application.conversationsManager.getConversationByUri(uri);
    
  3. Start the needed service in the conversation.

    conversation.chatService.start().then(function() {
     // Successfully joined conversation chat
     ...
    });
    
  4. Alternatively: Clients can join the meeting by starting the audio service or video service, as shown below.

    Join the meeting by starting the audio service.

    conversation.audioService.start().then(function() {
    // Successfully joined conversation audio
    });
    

    Join the meeting by starting the video service.

    conversation.videoService.start().then(function() {
    // Successfully joined conversation video
    });
    
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