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Provider: How to install Secure Video Client on Mac computers

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Please follow the steps below to download and install the Secure Video Client desktop application. The desktop app will allow you to complete online video appointments from your Mac desktop or laptop computer.

Please note: if you are having difficulties, or if you prefer not to download the OnCall desktop app please click Join Call at the time of your scheduled appointment and then click "Click here to join now via web browser" at the bottom of your screen.

 

There are 2 ways to download the Secure Video Client app:

1. Download the desktop app in advance of your next online video appointment. (Recommended.)

1. To download the desktop app in advance of your next online video appointment, please log into your account and click "Test my webcam and microphone" in the bottom left corner of the screen. 

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2. Follow the steps onscreen and click to download the app when prompted.

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The desktop app will begin to download, this may take a minute or two. Click the download in the bottom left corner to open.

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3. You will be walked through several steps to install the desktop application.

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Please note: After installing the app, you will have the opportunity to "Open the Test Window" and ensure everything is working as it should be. Just follow the steps onscreen!

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4. At the time of your next online video appointment, log into your OnCall Health account by following the Click here to visit your account link in any of the e-mail reminders you have received and click "Join Video Session" when it's in blue

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5. You will be prompted to open the Secure Video Client application, please click on "Open Secure Video Client"

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6. Complete your online video appointment as scheduled. During the appointment, you will be able to share file attachments and text messages through your web browser.

7. When finished, be sure to hang up and/or quit the Secure Video Client desktop app. The app must be closed between appointments, and will relaunch the next time you click Join Call.

2. Download the desktop app at the time of your next online appointment.

1. Log into your OnCall Health account from your preferred web browser and create your online video appointment.

For a quick refresher on creating an online video appointment, see here.

2. At the time of your scheduled appointment, click Join Video Session when it's in blue.

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3. If you have not downloaded the Secure Video Client desktop application in the past, or if you are unsure, click "Click here to download the Secure Video Client."

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4. The desktop application will begin to download, this may take a minute or two. Click the download in the bottom left corner to open.

5. You will be walked through several steps to install the desktop application.

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6. The Secure Video Client desktop application has now been downloaded. Return to your preferred web browser to click "Click here to join your video session"

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7. You will be prompted to open the Secure Video Client application, please click on "Open Secure Video Client"

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8. You have now joined your online video appointment. If you are the first participant to join, do not close the window, simply wait for additional participants.

You will have the ability to share file attachments or text messages from your web browser.

9. When you are finished, hang up and/or close the Secure Video Client desktop application. The app must be closed between appointments, and will relaunch the next time you click Join Video Session.

10. You will have the opportunity to Complete your appointment, and add any additional notes or file attachments for your client to review from your web browser.

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If you have any further questions, please contact support@oncallhealth.ca or 1(888) 687 9288 ext 1

 

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