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Invitation

Description

 

The invitation feature provides a simple way to share your connection information using a shareable link. If you want to take control of the remote computer, the remote user should create and send you the invitation link. It contains the Source ID of the computer, a one-time password and the Wayk Den public address. This link can be opened directly from Wayk Now to join the session.

 

Creating an invitation link

 

If you want someone to take control of your computer, you have to create and send that person the invitation link.

 

To create an invitation link, please follow these steps:

 

1. From the Wayk Now Main Window Menu, click the Invitation tab, then click Create invitation.

 

Main Window Menu - Create Invitation

Main Window Menu - Create Invitation

 

2. Click on the Copy Link button to copy the link to the clipboard.

 2.1 You can click the circle arrow to generate a new link.

 

Invitation Link - Copy Link

Invitation Link - Copy Link

 

3. Send your link to the other person.

 

Opening an invitation link

 

If you want to take control of the remote computer, the remote user should create and send you the invitation link.

 

When Wayk Now is not installed on your computer

If you are using the Windows executable version of Wayk Now, you must open the invitation link manually in the Invitation tab of the Wayk Now Main Window Menu. To do so, please follow these steps:

 

1. From the Wayk Now Main Window Menu, click the Invitation tab, then click Open invitation.

 

Main Window Menu - Open Invitation

Main Window Menu - Open Invitation

 

2. Paste the link shared by the remote user, then click Open Link.

 

Wayk Now Invitation - Open Link

Wayk Now Invitation - Open Link

 

3. If you are asked to validate the certificate, click Accept.

 For more information about the certificate, please read the Certificate Validation section.

 

Wayk Now - Certificate Exceptions

Wayk Now - Certificate Exceptions

 

4. The session is now active.

 

When Wayk Now is installed on your computer

If you have Wayk Now installed, you can click directly on the link so it opens an invitation page in a Web browser.

 

1. Click on the link shared by the remote user.

 

Clickable Invitation Link

Clickable Invitation Link

 

2. A Web page opens. Click on the Open Invitation button to join the session. This button works using a special wayk:// hyperlink that is registered with the browser to launch Wayk Now.

 

Wayk Now Invitation Web Page

Wayk Now Invitation Web Page

 

3. If you are asked to validate the certificate, click Accept.

 For more information about the certificate, please read the Certificate Validation section.

 

Wayk Now - Certificate Exceptions

Wayk Now - Certificate Exceptions

 

4. The session is now active.