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How do I set up Slido with my presentation using only one Windows computer?

Equipment setup

  • Your Windows computer
  • A projector connected to the computer
  • Stable internet connection

 

Connecting your computer to a projector

Connect your laptop to a projector and press Win + P on your keyboard to activate the extended screen mode.

  1. Open your browser, type in Slido.com and enter the event code
  2. Click Present view in the bottom left corner
  3. Move the window to the extended screen and press F11 to enter fullscreen

 

Setting up the presentation

  1. Open your presentation
  2. Move the window to the extended screen
  3. Press F5 to enter fullscreen

 

Switching the screens

Now, click the browser icon in the taskbar to display Slido or click the PowerPoint icon to show the slides on the Extended screen.

 

Manage questions and polls

Finally, open a new browser window and log in to Slido to access the Admin view to activate polls and moderate questions. Keep the window on your main computer screen. The final setup should look like this:

 

Computer screen (Admin view)

 

Extended screen (Present view)

 

💡You can also use your secondary computer or a smartphone to moderate questions and activate polls

 

Downloads

  • Switcher guide - download a guide on how to set up Switcher on your computer
  • Polling time slide - download a slide to incorporate into your presentation to know when a poll should be activated

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