(Optional, Personal Computers Only) Installing Jabber:

  1. Download the appropriate Jabber installer for your platform: [ macOS ] / [ Windows ]
  2. Open the installer and follow the on-screen instructions.



Logging into Jabber:


Mac:

# Direction Screenshot
1 Open Jabber located on your dock.
2 Enter your full district email address (firstname.lastname@wayzataschools.org) and then click Continue.
3 Enter your district password and click Sign In.



PC:

# Direction Screenshot
1 Double click the Jabber icon on your desktop.
2 Enter your district password and click Sign In.



Set "Use My Computer For Calls":


Mac:

# Direction Screenshot
1 In the lower left corner of Jabber, click the icon that looks like a computer monitor. Click the option Use my Computer for Calls if it doesn't already have a checkbox next to it.


PC:

# Direction Screenshot
1 Near the lower left corner of Jabber, click the icon that looks like a computer monitor. Under "Device for calls" set it to Use my computer if it is not already selected.



Disable "Always start my calls with video"


MAC:

# Direction Screenshot
1 Click Jabber in the finder bar located in the upper left corner of the screen. Then click Preferences... from the drop down menu.
2 Click Calls along the top of the "Calls Preferences" screen. Then uncheck the box for "Always start my calls with video". Click the red circle in the upper left corner of the window.


PC:

# Direction Screenshot
1 Click your profile icon in the upper left corner of the Jabber window. Then click Settings.
2 Click Calls along the left side of the "Settings" window. Then check the radio button next to "Never start calls with video" if it is not already selected. Lastly, click OK near the bottom of the window.



Making a Phone Call:


Mac:

# Direction
Screenshot
1 Calling a number that is out of district (Parents, etc):

Along the left side of Jabber, click the Phone icon. Then click the Dial Pad icon. Dial the number you are trying to reach. IMPORTANT: You must dial a "9" first, before dialing the rest of the number. Then click the green phone icon to call.


2 Calling a number that is within district (Teachers, etc):

Near the top of Jabber, type the first and last name of the person you are trying to call. A drop down menu will appear. Find the appropriate name and click the phone icon to call.




PC:

# Direction
Screenshot
1 Calling a number that is out of district (Parents, etc):

Along the left side of Jabber, click the Phone icon. Then click the Dial Pad icon. Dial the number you are trying to reach. IMPORTANT: You must dial a "9" first, before dialing the rest of the number. Then click the phone icon to call.


2 Calling a number that is within district (Teachers, etc):

Near the top of Jabber, type the first and last name of the person you are trying to call. A drop down menu will appear. Find the appropriate name and click the phone icon to call.



Receiving a Phone Call:


Mac:

# Direction Screenshot
1 When someone calls your work phone number, a pop-up will appear on your computer. Click Answer to receive the phone call.


PC:

# Direction Screenshot
1 When someone calls your work phone number, a pop-up will appear on your computer. Click Answer to receive the phone call.



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