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Revision as of 14:28, 31 March 2016

Below is the information for your new Jabber desktop videoconferencing account. You will use Jabber for your College of Nursing Distance Education classes or as a guest to participate in a College of Nursing Event.

If you would like additional information or help setting up Jabber on your computer, please contact UEN Technical Support Services or the CON IT Professional that directed you to this site.

Please read through the following steps before beginning. Questions? Please contact the UEN TSSC: 800-863-3496; opt 1, then opt 1 again.

Install the Client Windows

Download the Acano Client: https://clientupgrade.acano.com/download/oBklj0sd28dl2mz/AcanoClient.application

Click Save File

Open the Downloads folder or Folder You saved the file to and Double Click the Installer

Click Install

File will begin installing

Once installed the acano client will launch. You can then close the client.

Install the Acano Client Mac

Download the Client: https://clientupgrade.acano.com/download/oBklj0sd28dl2mz/AcanoClient.dmg

Click OK

Drag the AcanoClient.app Icon to the Applications folder inside the window

The Acano Client is now installed on your Mac inside the applications folder on your Mac

Sign into Acano

Sign in to your Acano account; Tick the ‘Sign me in when Acano starts’ box to automatically sign you into your Acano account when you start the Acano app in the future.

  Note: Most illustrations in this guide are from the PC app, but the principles are the same for other apps.



Acano app user interface


Join a Meeting

If you are an Acano user you can join a space using the New call button. You will join the call with Guest privileges.

  1. Select the New call button.
  2. Enter the video address of the space in the address field.
  3. Select the Join call button.


In the meeting

You can remain in a meeting in a space for as long as you wish.

1. Self-view window. Use it to check on the video that your camera is transmitting.
2. Closes the self-view window.
3. Turns video on and off. If the button is blue, then your app is not transmitting video.
4. Mutes and unmutes your microphone. If the button is blue, then you are muted.
5. Enables or disables full screen view.
6. Select the Share screen button to share your desktop or a specific application with call participants.
7. Select the Participants button to:

a. See all participants in the meeting or call
b. Invite participants to a call in progress
c. Control video and audio feed for other participants

8. Select the Chat button to view the chat panel and contribute to the chat.
9. Select the Audio and video options button to transfer video or audio to other devices.
10. Select the Settings and info button to change audio or video settings.
11. Select the More options button to:

  • Change your screen layout
  • Use numeric keypad
  • View the participants in the call
  • View dial-in information for the space (video address, phone number, call id, web address)

12. Leave the space meeting by selecting the Leave button.

Changing your screen layout while in a meeting

You can change your screen layout to suit your personal preference or the situation.
If you want to save bandwidth, you can use the Audio only option. It disables video and is particularly useful in mobile situations.
1. Select the More options button and select the most suitable layout for your meeting


Selecting preferences


1. Select the Settings and info button
2. Choose which camera, microphone and speakers to use.
3. Select the More settings button
4. In the Preferences view, you can change the language, and you can choose whether

  • the app starts when your computer starts
  • the app stays in the task bar when you are signed in
  • your hear sounds for incoming calls
  • you hear sounds for incoming messages
  • you hear sounds when you initiate a call, when you log in, or when you type on the numeric keypad
   Note: You have to be logged in to hear sounds, including notifications of incoming calls or messages.

5. In the Advanced view, you can adjust video quality, bandwidth and audio settings.

Check your audio and video

Check the audio settings(microphone and speakers) and video self-view on the device(s) that you will be using. This will assist in creating a good quality meeting experience.


  1. Select the Settings and info button.
  2. Select the camera, microphone and speakers to use. By default, the built-in camera, microphone and speakers will be selected.
(a.) Check that the selected microphone is working. A blue bar below the microphone drop down box will indicate the sound levels being picked up by the microphone.
(b.) To check that your speakers are working,select.Acanowebjoin2.png

3. Check the image from your camera in the selfview box. Adjust the camera position until your face is in view.

  Tip: It is best to have your full face, from forehead to shoulders, in the self-view picture.

Sharing your screen or application in a meeting

You can share your screen or an open application.

  1. Select the Share screen button
  2. From the list, select the monitor or the application you want to share.