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Version: 2.0.x

Start or Join Meeting - iOS

After the successful installation of VideoSDK, the next step is to integrate VideoSDK features with your webApp/MobileApp.

To Communicate with other participant's audio or video call, you will need to join the meeting.

This guide will provide an overview of how to configure, initialize and join a VideoSDK meeting.

1. Configuration

To configure a meeting, you will need generated token and meetingId, we had discussed in Server Setup. This code snippet calls API from local server

Scenario 1 - Suppose you don't have any meetingId, you can simply generate meetingId by invoking create-meeting API.

Scenario 2 - Suppose you have meetingId, now you don't have to call create-meeting API to generate meetingId, instead you can call validate-meeting API to validate meetingId.

Token generation API is necessary for both scenario.

// Update server url here.

class APIService {

class func getToken(completion: @escaping (Result<String, Error>) -> Void) {
var url = URL(string: LOCAL_SERVER_URL)!
url = url.appendingPathComponent("get-token")

URLSession.shared.dataTask(with: url) { data, response, error in
if let data = data, let token = data.toJSON()["token"] as? String {
} else if let err = error {

class func createMeeting(token: String, completion: @escaping (Result<String, Error>) -> Void) {
var url = URL(string: LOCAL_SERVER_URL)!
url = url.appendingPathComponent("create-meeting")

let params = ["token": token]

var request = URLRequest(url: url)
request.httpMethod = "POST"
request.httpBody = try? params, options: [])

URLSession.shared.dataTask(with: request) { data, response, error in
if let data = data, let meetingId = data.toJSON()["meetingId"] as? String {
} else if let err = error {

2. Initialization

After configuration, you will have to Initialize

meeting by providing name, meetingId, micEnabled, webcamEnabled & maxResolution.

// import sdk
import VideoSDKRTC

class MeetingViewController: UIViewController {

// meeting
private var meeting: Meeting?

override func viewDidLoad() {

// Configure authentication token got earlier
VideoSDK.config(token: <Authentication-token>)

// create a new meeting instance
meeting = VideoSDK.initMeeting(
meetingId: <meetingId>, // required
participantName: <participantName>, // required
micEnabled: <flag-to-enable-mic>, // optional, default: true
webcamEnabled: <flag-to-enalbe-camera> // optional, default: true

3. Join

After configuration & initialization, the third step is to call join() to join a meeting.

After joining, you will be able to Manage Participant in a meeting.

// join

API Reference

The API references for all the methods and events utilised in this guide are provided below.

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