Google Jamboard: FAQs

Q: What is a Jamboard?

A: Jamboard is an electronic whiteboard from Google for Education. Williams faculty, staff, and students use the web and app-based shared virtual whiteboard solution for online visual collaboration. Google also uses this term for a physical device, or kiosk, which is not available at Williams.

Q: How do I start a Jamboard?

A: You can start and share a Jamboard through the web interface, Google Drive, or via the mobile phone or tablet apps. Google has provided a handy getting started guide for groups.

Q: How do I share a Jamboard?

A: Jamboard is a part of Google for Education and uses the same familiar sharing interface as other applications in Google Drive. A QR Code or shortened link can be helpful for sharing with tablets or mobile devices.

Q: How do I access the Jamboard Apps?

A: Jamboard Tablet and Mobile Apps are available for download from the Play Store for Android devices or from the App Store to an iPad or iPhone.