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Controlling Your Sidekick Presentation from Your Phone

You can easily control your presentation using your phone, just follow these simple steps to feel the power.

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Written by Mari Trapp
Updated over a week ago

Getting Started: Setting Up Your Presentation

Before you can control your presentation with your phone, you need to set it up on your computer. Follow these steps:

Step 1: Start Your Presentation

  1. Locate and Click the Green 'Present' Button: This will initiate your presentation.

Step 2: Prepare the Presentation Display

  1. Move the New Window to Your Presentation Screen: Ensure that the presentation is displayed on the intended screen.

  2. Go Full Screen: For a more professional look, switch to full-screen mode.

  3. Begin Your Presentation: You're now ready to start!

Controlling the Presentation from Your Phone

Once your presentation is up and running, follow these steps to control it from your phone:

Step 1: Connect Your Phone

  1. Open Google Chrome on Your Smartphone or Tablet: Make sure you have Google Chrome installed.

Step 2: Access Sidekick

  1. Navigate to Sidekick: Use this link to reach the Sidekick platform.

Step 3: Log In

  1. Log In to the Same Account That You Are Using On Your Presentation Computer: This ensures synchronization between your devices.

Step 4: Select Your Presentation

  1. Select Your Ongoing Presentation from the Dashboard: Find the presentation you've started on your computer.

Step 5: Enter Presentation Mode on Your Phone

  1. Tap the Green 'Go to Presentation' Button: This will switch your phone to presentation control mode.

Step 6: Control Your Slides

  1. Use the Left and Right Arrows to Change to Previous or Next Slide: Easily navigate through your presentation.

Step 7: Access Speaker Notes

  1. Tap the 'Open Notes' Button to See the Speaker Notes for the Current Slide: Stay on track with your talking points.

Additional Tips

Remember, you can also add elements to your slides during the presentation and use your mouse to move and resize them for perfect placement.

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