How to Attend OBHS Speaker Series Programs Online

All you need to know when accessing or joining a webinar in WebinarNinja

Log in to a webinar from any browser, whether on a desktop or a mobile device, without the need to download any app or plugin! It is really simple to do - even for non-techies!

After registering for a webinar, you will receive a confirmation email and additional reminders as the webinar approaches. Open any email from the webinar and you will see a webinar link.

Click the webinar link and you will be taken to the countdown page of the webinar. This is where you can wait if the webinar has not started yet. You can enter as early as 10 minutes before the start time and a button to join will become available.

When attending live webinars, it is important to have a stable internet connection as you will essentially be streaming a live video

Log In to a Webinar From a Desktop or Laptop

You can use Chrome, Firefox, Safari, or Edge to join the webinar. Be sure that it is up-to-date!

Log In to a Webinar From a Smartphone

You can use Chrome, Firefox, or Safari to join the webinar. Android devices should be version 8 and above. iOS devices should be version 11 and above.

Important note for iOS (Apple) users: When you first log in to the webinar on an iOS device you will be asked to allow your microphone. You will need to allow it for you to be able to hear audio from the webinar. Your microphone will NOT be shared on the webinar. Even though you are giving permission for your microphone, you will not be able to speak on the webinar. Once you have given the permission, you will be entered into the webinar. Click OK on the first prompt, then click Allow on the next.

The Webinar Page

Once logged in, you will see the webinar page. The screen is where you will see the host's camera feed and presentation slides.

The chat area right next to the webinar feed is where you can communicate with the host/s and your fellow attendees. Just type in the chat field and hit send. Please interact via the live chat with friendly and appropriate messages related to the webinar topic.

Scroll down from to see the questions, polls and offers tab underneath the webinar screen. 

The questions tab is dedicated for attendee's questions so the host can easily see and answer them during the webinar. Questions can easily get lost in the chat so we encourage attendees to type in questions in the questions tab.

The polls tab is for surveys. The offers tab is where the webinar host's product or service may be presented.

Frequently Asked Questions

After registering for the webinar, you will receive a unique link to the webinar, along with all the webinar details, which can be used to join the webinar. Save the webinar date on your calendar!

You can join a webinar online on a computer or a mobile device. An up-to-date version of any browser can be used, but for optimal experience, we suggest using Chrome on a desktop or a laptop. There is currently no option to dial in via phone.

As reminders, you may receive a few more email notifications with the same webinar details as the webinar approaches.

You can opt-out of this webinar anytime by clicking Deregister from this webinar at the bottom of any email notification.

HELP - I can’t see or hear the webinar!

First check that your speakers are on and the volume is turned up.

Disconnect and reconnect – often solves the problem.

Be sure you have a stable internet connection and other people in your household aren’t trying to watch a video or play a game at the same time.

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