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by Jacob Firuta
Please note that requires API access for the integration to work. The API access is not available during trial.

You can easily integrate with your LiveChat license and get the benefit of both services combined. Thanks to this integration, you will be able to start screen sharing sessions with your visitors straight from the chat window with just one click.

The set-up

To enable this integration, go through the following steps:

  1. Log in to the Control panel and go to the integration page.
  2. Click on Install application button.
Installing integration
  1. Finalize the installation by pressing Install.
Proceeding with the integration installation

Now your integration is active and you can start screen-sharing sessions with your clients from the chat window!

Starting a screen-sharing session

To start screen-sharing session with a visitor, you have to click on More in the upper right portion of the chat window and then select Access desktop.

Accessing desktop with

You will be asked for your login and password. If you already have an account, enter your credentials and proceed further. If you don’t yet have a account, click on Sign up to create one. login information

Your visitor will get a prompt in the chat window asking whether he or she would like to start a Remote desktop session. Visitors should accept the invitation and download a file.

When the download is complete, the visitor should run the file to start the session.

After the screen-sharing session has started, the operator will have access to interface which allows the operator to control the session, giving him a number of options. For example, the operator can share his own screen or take control over visitor’s screen.

Presentation options
As an operator, make sure to take your time when resolving any issues when screen-sharing. Some internet connections make take a while to show your actions and some crucial parts could be missed if the operator is blazing through the problem.

After the visitor’s case has been resolved, both the operator and the visitor can leave the screen sharing session. You can leave the session by clicking the X button.

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