Muting Student Audio

Muting Student Audio

Mute student devices on your channel to disable the speaker(s) on each device. This feature is useful when you want to lecture without the distraction of students playing music or audio (such as a video) on their devices.



How to Mute student devices
  1. Select one or more student thumbnails (if none are selected, all screens will be muted).
  2. Select the "Mute" button in the toolbar.
The student devices speakers will turn off. This will also turn off audio if they have headphones plugged in.

To stop muting the devices, select the "Mute" button again to toggle this feature off.




    • Related Articles

    • Troubleshooting Student Thumbnail Status

      Thumbnail  Status The student's device is communicating with the Teacher Console. When viewing large or medium thumbnails, Student's Name and Computer Name display below the thumbnail. When using Class Lists, this means that the Teacher Console never ...
    • Troubleshooting Missing Student Thumbnails

      Troubleshooting missing student thumbnails without class lists Peer to peer Check the channel that the teacher and student are configured to communicate on.  To find the channel on the Teacher Console go to the Administer menu>>Preferences>>Network ...
    • Installing LanSchool Student for macOS

      The following instructions will assist you in installing LanSchool on a student's Mac: Copy the student.dmg from the customer download to the student's machine. Double click the student.dmg to mount it. Double click on lanschool_student.pkg Read the ...
    • Installing LanSchool Student for Windows

      Overview The following instructions will assist you with manually installing LanSchool Student on a single Windows student device. For information on installing the teacher client or mass deploying LanSchool throughout your organization, see Setting ...
    • Installing LanSchool Student on iOS

      Overview With the LanSchool Student app for iOS devices, teachers using the LanSchool Teacher Console can engage and interact with students using iPhones and iPads in the classroom. Due to the design of Apple iOS devices, not all LanSchool features ...
    • Popular Articles

    • Installing LanSchool Teacher for Windows

      Overview The following instructions will assist you with manually installing LanSchool Teacher on a single Windows teacher device. For information on installing the student client or mass deploying LanSchool throughout your organization, see Setting ...
    • Latest Release Notes

      LanSchool Classic Release Notes Customers with an active LanSchool subscription will have access to download the latest version from the LanSchool Customer Portal. For instructions, see Downloading LanSchool Installers. LanSchool Classic 9.1.0.42 ...
    • Limiting Application Use

      Overview Teachers can control the applications that are allowed to run on the student computers. The application limiting policy can stop ALL applications from running except for those specified in an "allow list" or can allow all application except ...
    • Limiting Website Use

      Overview Limit the websites that can be accessed by one or more student computers. The teacher can choose to restrict all web activity, allow only certain websites, or block only certain websites. This is often used to keep students focused or to ...
    • Configuring and Troubleshooting Wake on Lan

      Wake on Lan Configuration Your device manufacturer will be able to assist you with the Wake on Lan configuration.  That information is proprietary to the devices and is not provided by LanSchool. LanSchool utilizes Wake on Lan to power on the student ...
    • Recent Articles

    • LanSchool Teacher Channel Assignment Using Group Policy

      Overview LanSchool provides an option to utilize a PowerShell script at teacher login to change the LanSchool Teacher channel to a unique channel from a CSV file. This is recommended for customers who are not using a LanSchool Connection Server or ...
    • Logging On or Off Students Remotely

      Overview The LanSchool Teacher console has the ability to only log on wired and wireless Windows devices using Log On Students. The LanSchool Teacher console has the ability to log off wired and wireless Windows and Mac devices using Log Off Students ...
    • LanSchool Classic Video Tutorials

      For detailed information on how to use each feature of LanSchool Classic, visit the Using LanSchool Classic in the Classroom section of our Help Center. For quick, video demonstrations of each feature in action, visit our "LanSchool Classic Features" ...
    • Deploying LanSchool Using Group Policy

      Overview  The LanSchool Group Policy deployment guide is designed to assist with some basic settings and deployment using Active Directory Group Policy settings.  Please note that our support team can only provide limited assistance with configuring ...
    • Adding the LanSchool Teacher Console Shortcut to Desktop

      By default, the LanSchool Teacher Console will always be running the Windows system tray. To make it easier for teachers to launch, consider creating a shortcut for the LanSchool Teacher Console to place on the Desktop or pin to the Taskbar. Open the ...