How to comment

Begin by opening the VoiceThread and navigating to the slide on which you’d like to record a comment.  At the bottom of that slide, you’ll see a “+” icon. Click on this to see all of the commenting options.

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Audio from a microphone

  1. Click on the microphone button.
  2. Click “Allow” on the Flash permissions box if prompted.
  3. After the countdown is complete, begin recording your comment.
  4. Click the red flashing light at the bottom of the screen to stop recording.
  5. The comment will begin playing. Click “Save” to save it or “Discard” to cancel and try again.

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Text

  1. Click on the “ABC” button.
  2. Type your text comment.
  3. Click “Save”.
    Note: You can enter  URL in a text comment, and it will be hyperlinked automatically.

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Video from a webcam

  1. Click on the camera icon.
  2. Click “Allow” on the Flash permissions box if prompted.
  3. After the countdown is complete, begin recording your comment.
  4. Click the red flashing light at the bottom of the screen to stop recording.
  5. The comment will begin playing. Click “Save” to save it or “Discard” to cancel and try again.

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Audio from a telephone

  1. Click on the telephone icon.
  2. Enter your 10-digit phone number (US and Canada only).
  3. Click “Call Me”.
  4. When your phone rings, pick it up, and record your comment when prompted.
  5. Hang up to save.

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Audio or video from a pre-recorded file

  1. Click on the upload icon.
  2. Browse for the video or audio file you wish to upload, and select it.
  3. Wait for the file to finish processing. You’ll know it’s done because the spinning wheel over your Identity image on the left will disappear.

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