Checklist & Tips for joining a Virtual Queue

I’ve organized step by step instructions to help you all secure a boarding group for Remy, ROTR, etc, using the Virtual Queue system. Based on Liners’ comments and advice, this can be helpful for successfully snagging a BG. Here is an image, and below is a PDF link for better viewing and printing. As always, let me know if something is inaccurate or if anything changes and I will update as needed.

Virtual Queue Checklist .pdf (414.0 KB)

*updated 10-2-21

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Very helpful, thank you! Well, my DS, DH, and DSiL thank you.

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Can anyone tell me if I have to make sure my niece is not selected when reserving a boarding group? She is under 3 and therefore not a ticket holder.

Hello! Thanks for doing this! I clicked on your link and got a message saying the file was unavailable. Would love to see it if possible!

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This is great. I was just working up the nerve to start a post asking the best way to do this.:smiley:
So excited to practice.

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After your DW trip, please report to: Poll Time! RotR BG Success Rate? and post your results after attempting to get BG’s!

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You shouldn’t have to do anything. We have a 2 YO and I didn’t have an issue with the app’s auto-select/her MDE profile/getting the BG.

OK… I tested out the ‘nearby’ ness of getting a BG this morning. I’m w/in a hour of the world and didn’t get one… because at 0700 you have to create your group b4 you can join and while it was just me I still wasn’t quick enough and was told it was full already. I didn’t time it, but some ppl got them …obviously just not me, as usual. So, I canceled my park reservation and could make one for another park.

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Thanks for the update!

I will update the instructions/pdf when I get more info. I will take any info or help from people on the ground. Thanks

So you had the extra step of checking boxes for who was going? My friends group (my family of 4) was auto populated at that step. Wonder why it was different?

It seemed to run just like the earlier version, just a lot earlier and not in the park. The cell phone signal isn’t very strong in my hotel room but I still worried about Disney WiFi. Got through with two bars though so no complaints from me.

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IDK, but it caused the delay that would never allow me to get a BG. I’ll try again another time to see if it was just a fluke.

OP is now updated following the time change and the format is tweaked

After reports of Joining at 6:59:59 and further testing, the OP has been edited.

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So you had the extra step of checking boxes for who was going? My friends group (my family of 4) was auto populated at that step. Wonder why it was different?

I’d love some extra insight on this question. It seems like this may be the determining factor. I’ll never get through if only I am automatically “checked” and the rest of the family has to be selected manually.

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This happens very infrequently. You have nothing to worry about. Just continue through the process of hitting Join without even pausing to see if everyone is selected. After you get a BG and for some reason they are not included, see a CM and they will manually add your party because this would be an error with the Disney app, not your fault.

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Thank you! That is very helpful.

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Starting this Sunday Dec 20th, the second VQ drop time will change from 2pm to 1pm.

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We have a group of 10. So just want to clarify something - on the actual days when we all have the park pass/ticket - and I (hopefully!) get to the third screen where I select my party - will that blue Join button be visible without having to scroll down? With 10 people that should be already automatically selected - will the Join button be sitting on top or will I have to scroll down to be able to see it and click? (I understand at that step I need to click Join even if I’m the only one shown selected and deal with adding others later, but just wondering where that button will be with such a large group!)