Setup Interactive Sessions Standalone App

The Interactive Sessions Standalone App is only required for projects that don't have the App Element. With the App Element, the Interactive Sessions Element works in conjunction with your event App.

1) Create your project 

  1. Contact your Entegy Distributor

2) Create sessions 

3) Make sessions interactive

  1. Navigate to Interactive Sessions > View Sessions from the Navigation Menu
  2. Select Make a Session Interactive from the right-hand options
  3. Tick the relevant sessions
  4. Click Save

4) Configure Interactive Sessions display settings

To configure Interactive Sessions settings

  1. Navigate to Interactive Sessions > Settings from the Navigation Menu
  2. Enter the following:
    1. Page Name Will appear in the header of the App
    2. Event Subtitle Will appear in the header of the App under the Page Name
    3. Copy Will appear under the header and can contain information about the App
  3. Select relevant colours for App design by either entering a Hex Colour code or using the colour picker
  4. Click Save

To upload interactive sessions holding screen

  1. Navigate to Interactive Sessions > Settings from the Navigation Menu
  2. Navigate to Interactive Session Background and click +
  3. Select the image to upload
  4. Click Save

5) Do you want to track who is participating and use demographic data for polling results?

Note: Live polling responses can only be submitted once per question per attendee device.

YES - Profile login required

Attendee Profiles will need to be added to the Core 

Manage App privacy options 

  • Ensure App set to ‘Profile Login’

Manage login and authentication settings 

  • Ensure ‘Show Privacy Settings on First Login’ set to No

NO - Public Access, no login required

Setup App with public access 

6) Create an Interactive Sessions user account

It is recommended to make this a generic email address, so this user account can be shared. It is also recommended to set a basic generic password for sharing.

  1. Navigate to Project Configuration > Users from the Navigation Menu
  2. Click +
  3. Input the Email Address of the new user Click Next
  4. Input other required details. If this is pre-filled, this person already has a user account
  5. Click Save
  6. Select Interactive Sessions as the User Role
  7. Click Save

6) Configure Interactive Session features

To enable Ask a Question/Submitted Questions

  1. Navigate to the Facilitator Panel
  2. Select the event
  3. Click Facilitator for the relevant session
  4. Navigate to Submitted Questions from the top menu
  5. Toggle to Enabled

To create a Live Polling/Audience Polling question

  1. Navigate to the Facilitator Panel
  2. Select the event
  3. Click Facilitator for the relevant session
  4. Navigate to Audience Polling from the top menu
  5. Click Create a New Question
  6. Input question and the style of answers
  7. Click Create Question
  8. Click No to store the question for another time, or Click Yes to ask the question

To enable Live Discussion

  1. Navigate to the Facilitator Panel
  2. Select the event
  3. Click Facilitator for the relevant session
  4. Navigate to Live Discussion from the top menu
  5. Toggle to Enabled

To set a session to Live

  1. Navigate to the Facilitator Panel
  2. Select the event
  3. Click Facilitator for the relevant session
  4. Navigate to Session Status and select Live
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