Spacebar unmute feature

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I set myself to mute by default and then use the spacebar to unmute when I need to speak up. I think it's a great feature and I think it should be featured more prominently to encourage people to feel free to mute without forcing themselves to miss out.

However, there's a delay of 1 or 2 seconds from pressing the spacebar to being audible. It doesn't allow for the realtime back and forth that I think the feature was designed for. Tightening up performance here and better highlighting the feature would really improve the experience.
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Nathan Maharaj

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Posted 4 years ago

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Brett Smith

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@Nathan - Very glad you use this feature to control your endpoint, but also to coach others about best practices. We will certainly relay this directly to product/engineering and see if we can fine tune this performance here. 

Stay tuned for a response from them. 

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I've noticed lately that using this feature on fast-moving calls seems to lead to microphone failure that requires me to exit and rejoin the meeting. Really annoying when I'm in a loud environment and need to participate dynamically.
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Kris Olson

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Why spacebar?   Why not a more obscure key so we don't do it accidentally!!!  AND we need a way to TURN IT OFF
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Hello Kris,

If you click out of the meeting UI, either the app or the browser, this will make it to where the spacebar function will not work.