You can add a video chat to your virtual tour using the following steps:
Watch the video here:
Here’s the same but with pictures:
Activate the Video Chat AddOn
Click on “addons & then “browse”
Choose the “live video chat” addon and click on “install” and confirm the installation
Choose the photographers that will have access to the Video Chat (optional)
Log out and back in again to start using the Live Video Chat
First click on the virtual tour you would like to activate the chat on
MM Management > Overview
Click on the tour
Click on the tab “virtual tours”
Activate the chat on the tours you wish to use in the chat
When the chat icon is green it is enabled. Hoever over the icon to see the status and click on it to change the status.
When the chat icon is grey it is disabled, hover over it to see the status, click on it to change the status.
Copy the virtual tour link to send to your client
Click on “video chat” in the menu bar
You will now see your tour in the right sidebar, active users in the center and active or closed chats in the left sidebar.
Activate your online status for the tour you wish to use (you can activate multiple if you wish) and wait for your client to access the tour and start a chat. (send them the link you copied in previous steps).
Once the client comes online you will see this in the center of your screen
The left panel will show your active & closed conversations.
You can only chat to people that are active (green). You have to wait until your user initiates the conversation.
Click on the “chat” icon next to the “active user to start a chat.
Click on the chat icon next to the users name to chat with them.
Tell the user to click the “video chat” icon
The user can now click on the “video” icon to start the video chat with you. (Below image is what the user sees)
You will hear a ringing sound and should see the “accept” or “decline” buttons in the center screen of the chat.
Click on “accept”
Your screen should change into the virtual tour that your client is viewing.
Both your videos should start and you can hear each other.
You can stop your video, mute the sound, start a chat or terminate the call
To control what the client sees: Click on the arrows in the top center
To Let the client has control: Click on the “eye” icon in the top center
To close this tour: click on the X in the top center of your screen.
You will be directed back to the main video chat window.
When you close the main video chat window, your status will automatically set to “offline”. Your clients will see an offline message and they can leave an offline chat but they can not initiate a call.