There were enough stories of the perils of video conferencing during this pandemic and to top it all, #Shweta has now been a trend on Twitter after a Zoom audio call of a girl named Shweta (good her identity hasn’t been revealed) was leaked online.
Netizens are making fun of her over a leaked Zoom audio call where she forgot to mute herself on Microsoft teams call while having a conversation with her colleagues.
It’s high time that users learn from this incident and take the nitty-gritty of technology seriously these days and be a little more careful in handling video calls next time.
Almost every video calling platform provides an option to users to mute their video before or during a call, but it looks like many people don’t know how the mute feature works.
STEP 1: First, open the Zoom app on desktop and mobile app on your device
STEP 2: Click on the Settings menu
STEP 3: Then tap on the Audio option
STEP 4: Check the ‘Always mute the microphone when joining a meeting’ option displayed at the bottom of the screen
STEP 4: The mute button will be turned off automatically whenever you join a video call and one can always mute and unmute yourself by clicking the mic icon.
STEP 1: Open Skype Desktop or mobile app
STEP 2: Click on the profile photo and then on Settings
STEP 3: Select audio and video option
STEP 4: Adjust the microphone settings by clicking on the “Microphone” option on the Settings menu. You can mute and unmute yourself whenever required.