Ending a collaboration session when you disconnect

When you end a session in which collaboration is started, you can choose to stay in the session or disconnect from the session.

About this task

You can end a remote control session in the following ways:

  • Click the Connection icon in the taskbar.
  • Click the X in the upper right of the controller window.

If collaboration is started in the session and you are the master controller of the session, you are warned that collaboration is in progress. The following message is displayed. A Collaboration session is in progress. If you disconnect, the session will end. Keep the session open?

You can choose to disconnect and end the session or choose to remain in the session as the master controller.


When you click Cancel, the collaboration session continues and you are still the master controller.
Disconnect session
When you click Disconnect session, the collaboration session ends and all participants are disconnected.