Re: [Tools-discuss] Meetecho on Android

"John R. Levine" <> Wed, 10 March 2021 16:35 UTC

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Subject: Re: [Tools-discuss] Meetecho on Android
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> Is there something I'm missing? I looked for a thick client and couldn't
> find one, so I assume the browser client is what's available.
> I do note that the sound doesn't drop* if I keep the screen on, but this is
> wasteful of battery when I'm only interested in the audio.

FYI, I'm using Meetecho on a 2015 vintage Galaxy Tab A and it works fine. 
It's not a performance issue, looks like it needs some tuning to recognize 
when it's on a phone and recognize things like you'd want to leave the 
audio on and the video off.

> *Usually. Sound drops and requires me to manually recycle it whenever my
> connectivity changes, e.g., from wifi to LTE or vice versa.

I'm amazed it can keep the session up at all across connectivity changes 
since your IP address changes too.

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