Clickers: Enabling Mobile Responses from Students (Instructors)


Step-by-step instructions for enabling Mobile responses on the TurningPoint Desktop application.


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Mobile Responses must be enabled for participants to use the PointSolutions App as a response device. Below are step-by-step instructions for enabling mobile responses in PointSolutions Desktop. For further instructions, faculty can register for OIT's Self-Paced Clicker Training Resource course on Canvas. 

PointSolutions Desktop

  1. Open PointSolutions Desktop and sign in to your account. Your PointSolutions Dashboard will open.
  2. Click Enable in the upper right corner of the PointSolutions Dashboard, under Mobile Responses.

    The Mobile Responses Session window opens.
  3. Select the Session ID from the drop-down menu. If Random is selected, a session ID will be randomly generated.
    To reserve a unique session ID follow the steps below:
    1. Enter a unique session ID between 4 and 14 alpha or numeric characters, but must contain at least one letter.
    2. Click Reserve.
    3. Click Start Session. The Mobile Responses Session Status window opens.
    4. Click Close to return the PointSolutions Dashboard.
      The Mobile Responses Session Status window does not need to be open for mobile responses to be enabled. Mobile responses will remain enabled until PointSolutions is closed or until End Session is selected from the Mobile Responses Session Status window.
    5. Select either PowerPoint Polling or Anywhere Polling from the PointSolutions Dashboard.
    6. Provide participants the Session ID to join the session. The students will need to use the PointSolutions app (available on the Apple App Store and Google Play Store) or use a browser and



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