Students don’t need to create an account to connect with teachers on FarPlay. When a teacher with a subscription creates a session, the session has no time limit and allows more than two people to join—even if the teacher is the only participant with a subscription. Visit our pricing page to learn about subscriptions.
Share instructions with students
Please feel free to customize the message template below when introducing students to FarPlay.
I’m so excited to make music with you using FarPlay! Let’s meet at _:_ _ am/pm to set up.
You’ll need two items:
Connect your computer directly to your router with an Ethernet cable (https://a.co/d/cSdGxZ4). If your computer doesn’t have an Ethernet port, use an Ethernet adapter (USB-C Ethernet adapter https://a.co/d/aNwCvZX or USB-A Ethernet adapter https://a.co/d/en1Fzpl). It’s totally fine to use a long Ethernet cable (Ethernet cables are designed to be 300 feet in length without signal degradation). Turn off Wi-Fi on your computer.
Make sure you use wired headphones, preferably with an external mic. If you have the Apple EarPods (https://a.co/d/4agNOHQ) that used to come with iPhones, those are great and include an external mic!
Please watch the quickstart video tutorial at https://farplay.io/quickstart/. You can do all the steps in the section labeled Step One: Get Ready at that page before we meet.
I’ll open my personal meeting room on FarPlay a few minutes ahead of time. My personal meeting room ID is [replace with ID].
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