Use this quick start page to test your computer and learn what you will need to participate in an Adobe Connect meeting. You can also call the Adobe Connect Support at 888-523-8445.
This setup can be done at anytime prior to your participation in an Adobe Connect session. It is recommended that you go through ALL the steps below, several days before your actual session. This will allow ample time for troubleshooting any technical problems.
1. System Requirements and Equipment
a) A computer that meets faculty and staff computer standards at KUMC will run an Adobe Connect session.
b) To use the audio features of Connect you will need one of the following combinations:
Note: A head set can be purchased at your local home electronics store for around $20.
2. Browser Test
Click on the following link to check your system for all needed components to run Adobe Connect.
Adobe Connect needs Flash to run. We will automatically check if you have Flash installed. If you do, it will display which version you have in the gray box below:
|You have Flash player 10.3.181 installed.|
3. Using Adobe Connect
Once you have all the needed components installed, you can now check to make sure your audio and video will work.
a) Join the Configuration Room by going to https://connect.kumc.edu/config/
b) Follow the Directions in the room to check that your speakers, microphone and webcam work. You will be asked to go to the Audio Setup Wizard to test these items.
c) Watch the following video "Attending a Meeting" -- Click the FullScreen button on the lower right corner of the video to expand the video full sized.
d) Download the participant Quick Start guide (PDF): http://seminars.adobe.acrobat.com/vqs-participants/
Hosts can download the hosts Quick Start guide (PDF): http://seminars.adobe.acrobat.com/vqs-hosts/
Additional Video Tutorials at http://tv.adobe.com/show/learn-adobe-connect-8/
4. Getting to Your Session
You will receive a URL to browse to your Adobe Connect session from the Host (the person conducting) of the meeting. Session URLs will be something like:
where "MEETINGNAME" will be changed depending on what the host named the meeting.
If the session is part of your ANGEL course, the link to the session will be in your course where your instructor pasted the link.
Remember: it is best to login at least 10 minutes prior to the start time of the session.
If you experience any trouble with the setup or during the session, contact Teaching & Learning Technologies at 913-588-7107 or email email@example.com.
You can also call Adobe Connect technical support at 888-523-8445 or email firstname.lastname@example.org if it is outside of TLT's normal business hours (M-F 8am-5pm).