When you're ready to close interactions from your crowd on your Experience, you should "Finish" and finalize it. This will stop all interactions and update the crowd's mobile devices and Projector View with a message that the "Experience has ended." Finishing your Experience is useful when you no longer want your crowd to use the Experience and you want them to focus their attention back on your presentation, another topic, etc.
Finishing Your Experience
To finish your Experience, simply click the smaller circular yellow "Stop" button under the "Control Center" heading on the Experience Dashboard. This will stop all interaction from your crowd.
Resetting Your Experience
Now that your Experience is finished, to run it again, either as another "dry run" for testing purposes or for your actual live event, you need to reset it. Resetting will set your Experience back to the "Ready" state. This will update the crowd's mobile devices and Projector View to a "Welcome, the Experience will start soon" message. Below, we'll learn about options for handling existing crowd responses.
To reset your Experience, simply click on the circular blue "Reset" button under the "Control Center" heading on the Experience Dashboard. This will open the "Reset Experience..." dialog where you'll have two button options:
Clear Crowd Responses
Click the "Clear Crowd Responses" button if you want to clear out all the current crowd responses. If you want to reset your Experience to a clean state so it can be ran again as a "fresh" Experience, click on this option. It will also set your game's state to "Ready". This is the most common type of reset.
Keep Crowd Responses
Click the "Keep Crowd Responses" button if you want to reset the Experience's state back to "Ready" but want to keep the existing crowd responses. There are some cases where this is useful, for example, when you want to re-run a trivia game for new players in your crowd but have them compete against previous players' scores.
After clicking on one of the above buttons, your Experience is now reset. To start it again you'll need to click the green "Play" button.
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