The current situation has made video conferencing apps a necessity for everyone. There are a lot of apps that provide video conferencing services with better features. The privacy and security concerns differ from each app. Putting privacy and security of the user at the forefront, the developers at the Brave browser added a video conferencing feature in the name of Brave Talk to their web browser. In this guide, we show you how to use Brave Talk for private video conferencing.
Brave browser has gained its popularity mainly due to its features that protect user privacy from trackers. It gives the user better speeds and a top contender of good browsers available for the user. Now, Brave browser is offering a private video conferencing feature putting the privacy concerns of users in mind. Let’s see how to use Brave Talk.
How to use Brave Talk for private video conferencing
Brave Talk is a feature that can only be used on the Brave browser. If you don’t have Brave browser installed on your PC, download and install it. Then,
- Open talk.brave.com on Brave browser
- Click on Start free 1:1 call
- Enter your name in the text box
- Click on Join Meeting
Let’s get into the details of the process.
Open Brave browser on your pc and enter talk.brave.com in the address bar or click on the camera widget on the bottom-right of the browser homepage.
It will take you to the Brave Talk web page from which you can start video conferencing. Click on Start free 1:1 call to start a meeting.
You will be asked to allow camera and microphone usage by the Brave browser. Allow them. Then, you will be taken to the Join meeting page. Enter your name in the text box and click on Join meeting.
It will take you to the meeting. Brave Talk has similar features with every other video conferencing app that is available. Once, we are in the meeting, we can easily know what to do if we have used a video conferencing app before.
This is how you can use Brave Talk for private video conferencing. You can also use Brave Talk for business meetings or other meetings which have many participants with premium subscriptions. Visit talk.brave.com to check it out.
How do I invite people to a free call, or join a Brave Talk call?
After joining a meeting following the above steps, copy the link in the address bar and share it with the person you want to add as a participant to the meeting or call. In the same way, you can join a call using the link shared by the host of the call. Since Brave Talk is a browser-based video conferencing service without a standalone app, the link in the address bar works to invite or join a call.
How many people can I add to a meeting in Brave Talk?
If you are using Brave Talk for free, you can only have 1:1 video calls or meetings. If you want to add more participants to the meeting or call, you have to upgrade to the premium plan that allows 100+ participants.
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