HP MyRoom User Guide
Using your webcam with HP MyRoom software
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Whether you want to video chat with a loved one or share what's on your desktop live with friends, HP MyRoom software help you stay connected1. Learn how easy HP MyRoom is to use for video calling, Voice Over IP (VoIP), IM chat and two-way screen sharing.
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How does HP MyRoom work?
HP MyRoom software is built on HP Virtual Rooms technology to provide free and easy real-time communication and screen sharing. You just need a webcam, Internet connection and the free HP MyRoom software on your PC.
Start using MyRoom in four easy steps
Tips and tricks
Check audio settings
To ensure the best possible sound for your HP MyRoom chats, check your audio settings. Click on the Tools button in the upper right corner of HP MyRoom, then select Audio from the menu on the left. Ensure the default settings or your preferred devices are selected for the microphone and speaker/headset. Click Save to keep the new settings.
Check video settings
Put your best face forward by making sure your video is adjusted to your preferred settings. Click on the Tools button in the upper right corner of HP MyRoom, then select Video from the menu on the left. Select your preferred webcam here and the quality of picture broadcast. Keep in mind that the higher the resolution, the faster your Internet connection will have to be to support the picture quality. Click on the Test Video button to adjust the camera angle and placement before using it in the main room. Click Save to keep the new settings.
Change your availability or go offline if you don't want to be disturbed. Select your status preference from the drop-down menu at the top next to your name.
- Available (default)
- Do not disturb
Exit a chat
When you're done meeting with a HP MyRoom contact, use one of the following methods to exit your chat.
- Click on Exit Meeting in the HP MyRoom window.
- Right-click on the Contact name and choose Eject from room in the menu.
- Click the red box in the upper right corner.
HP's MyRoom software makes it easy to stay connected with friends and family by letting you share video, IMs, e-mail and voice messaging all from one place. Get started with HP MyRoom today.
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- 1 Internet access is required and sold separately.