Beta Launch

by Virtual United

First access to help us test our platform!

Keep this page open and return here to give feedback

and follow schedule

Your first time networking on Virtual United? Check out the tutorial

About This Event

8:45 AM Beta Test Overview

New Features:

  • Video Quality has been improved

  • Movement has been re-done so that broadcasting and screensharing are coming soon

  • Profiles have been improved

Known Bugs:

  • The display may glitch for one or two seconds at the beginning

  • Inviting people to a current conversation may have issues

  • Phone number does not appear in profiles

8:55 AM Beta Test VU - How we will use VU today (Click these links to jump)

9:05 AM Return to Zoom

  • Recap

  • Feedback

More Resources:

Features for Beta Test

Today we will be testing:

Joining the event

Joining conversations

New conversations

Inviting to conversations

Join Event​​

  1. Use Google Chrome

  2. Click 'Join Event' above on this page​

  3. Enter in profile information. Only 'Name' is needed

  4. Click 'Enter'

  5. Enable Camera and Microphone when prompted in the upper left part of screen. If having trouble view this link.

  6. Mute Camera and Audio by clicking icons on bottom bar

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Join Conversations

  1. Click 'Join' from explore page​

  2. To switch to a new conversation Click the people icon in the upper right to return to explore page

  3. Click 'Join' on a new conversation

  4. To leave your conversation, Join a new one OR Click 'Leave' in upper-right

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Start New Conversations

  1. Click the people icon in the upper right to return to explore page(above #2)

  2. Scroll down to the bottom where it says 'Connect'

  3. Click on someone's profile

  4. Click 'New'

  5. They will receive a request saying 'Benny wants to start a new conversation'​

  6. They will click 'Join'

  7. You will be in conversation if they click Join

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Invite Others to Join your Conversation

  1. Click the people icon in the upper right to return to explore page

  2. Scroll down to the bottom where it says 'Connect'

  3. Click on someone's profile

  4. Click 'Invite'

  5. They will receive a request saying 'Benny invited you to join their conversation'​

  6. They will click 'Join'

  7. You will be in conversation if they click Join

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Feedback on Beta

Testing to make improvements!

Anything you can share we love to hear!

Feedback is open ended. Please let us know if you had any problems or ideas for improvements.

Please fill out the Feedback Form Here

Are you a wizard with tech?

If you are comfortable it is also extremely helpful if you:

  • Record your screen and send us a link to view the recording. Loom.com works great for this.

  • Include your computer Model/Year

  • Include details on CPU performance

These can be included on the feedback form or shared with benny@virtualunited.events

 

Troubleshooting

How to find us and helpful links

Find Us During The Event

You can find us in three ways!

1 Benny Pekala will be in Virtual United.

  • Go to the Explore page by clicking the people icon in the upper right

  • Click 'Benny Pekala' or 'Benjamin Hansen'

  • Click 'New' to start a new conversation with us

2 Return to Zoom. Click this link or the one above and find us in the original Zoom call.

3 Phone Call. Call Benny at 608-473-1246 he will be standing by.

 

Video Tutorials

Using Virtual United to build strong connections

Move around and interact with each other freely, the way you would at in-person events.

Features that give you the ability to network with intention and meet authentically

Choose Your Conversation

Move around the event, starting 1-1 conversations or joining groups

Find Who You're Looking For

Click on profiles to learn more about other attendees

Make Introductions

Invite your connections to meet each other

Short Intro to Virtual United

Moving around and making introductions

Know the features so you can make the most out of every second

Detailed Tutorial

Getting started

     0:18 Event Landing Page

     0:32 Your Profile

     0:42 Camera and Audio Settings

 

Joining the event

     0:59 Joining Conversations

     1:16 Starting New Conversations

 

Moving around

     1:38 Switching conversations

     1:50 Leaving conversations

 

Networking

     2:04 Getting to know attendees

     2:17 Using Invites to make introductions

Some Features Not In Video.

View above instructions for:

Enabling Microphone and Camera

Switching to Zoom event

Feedback

 **Currently Not Available on Mobile