Audio connection options

For 41.10 and later sites, see Select audio settings for Webex meetings.

To see what version you're on, see Find your Webex meetings version number.

For 41.9 and earlier sites, follow the steps below.

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Click the audio connection options.

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Choose how you want to hear the audio in the meeting.

  • Use computer audio—Use your computer with a headset or speakers. This is the default audio connection type.

    You can use the system settings for your speaker and microphone, or choose which ones you want to use in the Settings menu.

  • Call me—Enter or select the work or home phone number that you'd like the meeting to call.

  • Call in—Dial in from your phone when the meeting starts. A list of global call-in numbers appears after you join the meeting. Make a note of the access code or meeting number and the attendee ID. You'll need to enter these numbers to join the meeting.

    Select one of the available numbers to join the meeting and when prompted, enter the access code or meeting number and the attendee ID. If you don't have your attendee ID, press # to wait in the lobby until someone in the meeting lets you in.

  • Don't connect to audio—You won't hear any audio in the meeting through your computer or phone. Use this option if you're in the meeting room with the other participants and want to use your computer to share content in the meeting.

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If you want to join the meeting with your audio muted, click Mute Mute.

You see Unmute when your microphone is muted. Click Unmute Unmute when you want to speak.


 

In some meetings, the host may not allow attendees to unmute. If you're prevented from unmuting, Unmute is locked until the host allows you to unmute.

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Choose to turn your video on or off. To join a meeting with your video turned off, click Stop video Stop video.

You see Start video when your video is off. Click Start video Start videowhen you want to show your video.

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If you want to set your video background, click Change background, and then choose one of the available options. You can learn more about virtual backgrounds here.

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By default, your self-view video shows in mirror view. You can turn off mirror view if you want to see yourself in your self-view video the same way that other meeting participants see you.

If you're happy with the audio and video settings that you chose for this meeting, you can save them for your next meeting.

1

Tap the audio connection options in the Webex Meetings or Webex Events app.

2

Choose how you want to hear the audio in the meeting:

  • Use Internet for Audio—Use your phone with earbuds or on speakerphone.
  • Call Me—Enter or select the number that you'd like the meeting to call.
  • Call In—Dial in from your phone. A list of global call-in numbers is available after you join the meeting. Make a note of the access code or meeting number and the attendee ID. You'll need to enter these numbers to join the meeting.

    Select one of the available numbers to join the meeting and when prompted, enter the access code or meeting number and the attendee ID. If you don't have your attendee ID, press # to wait in the lobby until someone in the meeting lets you in.

  • Don't Connect Audio—You won't hear any audio in the meeting through your phone. Use this option if you're in the meeting room but want to use your phone to share content in the meeting.
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If you want to join the meeting with your audio muted, tap Mute my microphone Mute my microphone.

You'll see Unmute my microphone when your microphone is muted. Tap Unmute my microphoneUnmute my microphone when you want to speak in the meeting.


 

In some meetings, the host may not allow attendees to unmute. If you're prevented from unmuting, Unmute is locked until the host allows you to unmute.

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If you want to join the meeting with your video turned off, tap Turn off my video Turn off my video.

You'll see Turn on my video when your video is turned off. Tap Turn on my video Turn on my video when you want to show your video.

If you're happy with the audio and video settings that you chose for this meeting, you can save them for your next meeting.

For 41.10 and later sites, see Select audio settings for Webex meetings.

To see what version you're on, see Find your Webex meetings version number.

For 41.9 and earlier sites, follow the steps below.

1

Click the audio connection options in the Webex Meetings or Webex Events web app.

2

Next, you choose how you want to hear.

  • Use computer audio (default)—Use your computer with a headset or speakers.
  • Call me at—Enter a phone number and Webex calls you. Depending on your Webex plan, you may or may not see this option.
  • Call in—If you prefer to use your phone for audio, dial in when the meeting starts. A list of the global call-in numbers is available in your meeting invite. Choose this option if your Internet connection is slow. Make a note of the access code or meeting number and the attendee ID. You'll need to enter these numbers to join the meeting.

    Select one of the available numbers to join the meeting and when prompted, enter the access code or meeting number and the attendee ID. If you don't have your attendee ID, press # to wait in the lobby until someone in the meeting lets you in.

  • Don't connect to audio—Use this option when you need to join a meeting and share content, and don't need audio. For example, you're in a conference room with your team, or someone already connected to the meeting from a video device.
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If you want to join the meeting with your audio muted, click Mute Mute.

You'll see Unmute when your microphone is muted. Click UnmuteUnmute when you want to speak in the meeting.


 

In some meetings, the host may not allow attendees to unmute. If you're prevented from unmuting, Unmute is locked until the host allows you to unmute.

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If you want to join the meeting with your video turned off, click Stop video Stop video.

You'll see Start video when your video is turned off. Click Start video Start video when you want to show your video.

The web app will remember these settings and default to them the next time you use it.