Restcomm WebRTC Demo enables fast and convenient set up of Restcomm platform over web interface. With Restcomm’s WebRTC Demo, Restcomm has evolved from its previous client, described here telestax.com/livechat-and-video-call-with-restcomm/.

This tutorial will show you how to use the new Restcomm WebRTC Demo to take advantage of Restcomm’s telephony features.

Pre-requisites

A valid account on restcomm.com. if you don’t have one, Signup for an account or login to an existing one.

Calling Restcomm with WebRTC

First, let’s see how we can make a call to Restcomm and hear a simple announcement

  • Open a browser to https://{mydomain}.restcomm.com/login and Sign in with your credentials

  • Click on your Username at the top right of the screen and click on WebRTC Demo

  • WebRTC demo will ask you to login with your default client. The password is the same that you used to login to your main Restcomm account.

  • When the main screen is presented:

    1. Click on the Contacts icon

    2. Click on number ‘1235’

    3. Click dial to make a call to Restcomm and hear the announcement associated with ‘1235’

    4. WebRTC Demo will request access to Microphone and Camera and then will present the main screen

You could follow these steps to call any Restcomm number by either selecting a number from the list or adding a new one in contacts.

Call from another Restcomm Client

If you want to test Peer to Peer WebRTC Calls, please follow the steps below:

  • First, create a new Restcomm client from the Restcomm Console under the Clients Tab. For more information, please read Restcomm Clients

  • Use a separate tab to login to Restcomm WebRTC Demo as described before but this time Sign in with the new Restcomm Client you just created

  • After you sign in:

    1. Click on the Contacts icon

    2. Click on the + icon to add a new contact

    3. Enter the username of the new Restcomm Client you just created.

    4. Click on the new contact you just created

    5. Click on the video call icon

    6. WebRTC Demo may request access to Microphone and Camera and then will present the main screen

At this time, Restcomm WebRTC Demo will start to ring in the other Client’s window:

  • Pick up from the other tab and you are ready to talk!

Chatting with another Restcomm Client

  1. Click on the Contacts icon

  2. Click on the new contact you just created or called before

  3. Click on the chat text field, enter your message and press Return to send your message ot the other Restcomm Client