Virtual Classroom Support -

Virtual Classroom Support

For Queries About
A course, assignment or resource by a student /parent
A technology-related problem/issue or any other issues
related to virtual learning
The relevant teacher (Subject teacher/ Class teacher)
Refer to troubleshooting guidelines here.
Reach out to

Technical Requirements for Virtual Classrooms

  • Operating Systems Requirement – Current version or 2 previous major releases of the operating systems listed below
  • Mac OS X – Mac 10.12 Sierra and above
  • Windows – 7 or above

For Windows users, press “Window” key + R. A dialog box appears. Type Winver and Enter. For Mac users, go Apple icon on top left corner and then go to About this Mac.

  • Other Requirement – Current version or one previous major release of the following browsers:
  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Internet Explorer (IE)
  • Safari
  • Firefox
  • Broadband connection to the Internet. (Minimum 4-5 MBPS)
  • USB web camera. Other devices, like virtual cameras, may not work.
  • Headset

Technical Requirements For Virtual Classrooms

Test the web camera and Mic using WEBCAMTESTS

Technical Requirements For Virtual Classrooms

Check if your laptop is able to upload/download at the rate of 10 mbps or more. To check this, kindly perform this test at

Fix audio or video call problems for Hangout

If the person you’re calling can’t hear or see you, try these steps.

Step1: Check your hardware

Make sure your microphone, camera, and speakers are plugged in to your computer and turned on (microphone isn’t muted). If you connect any of your hardware using USB, check if you need to install software from the device manufacturer. Make sure other programs on your computer aren’t using your microphone, camera, or speakers. At the bottom of the video call window, make sure you’ve turned on the microphone HIXS-microphone or camera HIXS-video .

Step2: Check your Hangouts settings

At the top/bottom of your video call window, click Settings. Make sure the correct device is selected for each setting (change it using the Down arrow): Camera HIXS-video : If your camera is working, you’ll see your video on the top right. Microphone HIXS-microphone : To test your microphone, speak out loud and ask if the other person can hear you.

Speakers HIXS-speakers : To test your speakers, click Test.

Check your Hangouts settings

If you do not have an external webcam then you do not have to select anything. If you have connected an external headphone then you have to select your headphone in Microphone and speaker option. Showing below should continue with speaker option.

Step3: Restart your call and computer

Exit and rejoin the video call. Make sure that you allow hangout to use camera and microphone.

Restart your call and computer

Restart your computer.

Report issues or send feedback about Hangouts

You can send comments, suggestions, or technical issues about Hangouts video calls to your class teacher/form teacher.

(S)he will help you resolve the issue

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