Joining a Breakout Room When the Host Allows Participants To Choose Their Rooms

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Last Updated: February 15, 2021
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Hosts can allow participants to choose a breakout room to join, but participants sometimes either do not see the tool tip or the breakout room button to join one.
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This article will explain how participants can find the Breakout Room button on a computer and on an iPhone/iPad:

On a computer

If your computer screen is NOT maximized, you can locate the Breakout room button under the More option:
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1.  Click on More > Join Breakout Room.

2.  Click Join next to your selected room.
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On an iPhone or iPad:

Participants will NOT see the Breakout room button until they tap anywhere on their screen, to wake it up a bit:

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1.  Tap your screen

2.  Tap the Join Breakout Room button

3.  Tap your selection and then tap the Join button to go into your selection.

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