faq

What is Glimpse?

Glimpse is a social app for back-to-back, one-on-one video chats in a room. Whether it’s your old best friends or new team at work, Glimpse lets you stay connected and discover awesome people.

How do I download Glimpse?

Glimpse is available on web, iOS, and Android

Is Glimpse free?

Glimpse is free for up to 50 people in a room!

Why should I get Glimpse Premium?

Premium unlocks a ton of great features for you and your students/employees:

  • Unlimited minutes, members, rooms, and admins

  • Onboarding for your organization (we come and train)

  • 24/7 support

  • Early access to new features

  • Custom features (to an extent)

How do I share my Glimpse room?

You can share your room code or send a link. 

How do I host a Glimpse event?

Check out our Glimpse Hosting Guide to learn about hosting Glimpse happy hours, networking events, birthday parties, and more!  

How do I play games on Glimpse?

In the video call, you can tap the video game console icon to play Charades.  Ice hockey, hangman, Gibberish, Brick Breaker, Sing-a-long, and others can be added by request. 

How do I get a question on Glimpse?

In the video call, you can tap the lightbulb icon to get a question to talk about.

My Glimpse video isn't working. What do I do?

Windows computers don’t allow two video screens at the same time. Make sure you stop sharing your Zoom or other video when using Glimpse. 

 

If you run into any other issues, contact the team at helena@joinglimpse.com

Is Glimpse secure?

Every one-on-one chat with Glimpse is End-To-End encrypted with WebRTC, using Twilio to facilitate the connection, meaning your video is only shared with the person you’re talking to. There is no central server for your video, and nothing is ever recorded. 

How do I report someone on Glimpse?

If you’re on web, you can click on “report” in the bottom left corner of the video call. If you’re on mobile, tap the red flag icon in the bottom right corner. 

Is Glimpse accessible? / Does Glimpse conform to Federal Accessibility Guidelines? (WCAG)

Glimpse is working every day to increase accessibility for our users. Right now, we support level AA of the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0 and 2.1. 


See our full VPAT report here.