Kumospace Guide

Kumospace is a virtual space to help facilitate engagement in an informal setting and that emulates sharing the same physical space as others. It allows multiple conversations to be held at the same time in a friendly virtual environment. Here you will find guidance on how to set up an account and get started with Kumospace.


For a quick demo of Kumospace, you can visit: www.kumospace.com

Please note that Kumospace works best on Chrome or FireFox, and does not work well on phones.

Steps to get an account

  1. Following a link to a shared Kumospace - you will see the welcome page.
  2. Click on “Sign in with email” to register and fill in the required details, which include your name, email and a password.
  3. Once registered/signed-in, you will be asked join the call! Click ‘Join’ and remember to allow your microphone and webcam access.

Once in Kumospace you may enter a room of your choosing and will then be given an avatar, which you may move around and engage in conversations.

Key functions

Upon entering the space, please take a moment to familiarise yourself with the most important functions:

  • Move around using your mouse or the arrow keys
  • Move closer to others so that they are within your hearing range to chat with them
  • You can navigate easily by bringing up the map using the icon on the bottom right of your screen and by zooming in and out using the '+' and '-' in the top right of your screen
  • Camera and mic can be switched on and off using the icons on the bottom centre of the screen
  • To mute when someone enters/leaves the room you are in, go to your settings on Kumospace and untick this feature
  • Exit kumospace by moving near to the door and clicking the exit sign with your mouse
  • Any further questions you may have are probably answered in the FAQs at the top right of the screen.

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