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How do I change the number of people whose webcam video appears at the same time during a Collaborate session?

These instructions assume you are using Collaborate and not Collaborate Ultra.

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These instructions assume you are in Blackboard Collaborate.

To set the simultaneous cameras limit:

  1. Open the Tools menu.
  2. Within the Tools menu, open the "Video" sub-menu.
  3. Choose "Maximum Simultaneous Cameras..."
  4. In the "Maximum Simultaneous Cameras" window that opens:
    1. Move the slider to the maximum number of simultaneous cameras you wish to allow during the session.
    2. Click the "OK" button.

Please note:

  • The maximum value for simultaneous cameras is 6.
  • Lowering the simultaneous cameras limit benefits participants using slow Internet connections.

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