Devices on Your Network

Your administrator can configure devices on your network in various ways. You can have on-premises devices or cloud devices. These devices can appear the same and you can connect to them using ultrasound.

Connecting to Devices

Features for Connected Devices

When you connect to a device you can use it in the following ways:

  • Share your screen locally, you can only share audio and optimize video when you use a cloud device. For more information, see Share Content Wirelessly from Webex to Cisco Webex Devices .

  • Call somebody using the device and you can use the Webex app to control the device. For more information, see Webex | Call Someone from a Direct Message .

  • Answer a call from somebody using the device and you can use the Webex app to control the device. For more information, see Answer a Call in Webex .


    Some Webex devices that you connect to may not be enabled for calling. If you try to make a call while connected to this kind of device, you'll see an error message in Webex telling you to disconnect and use another device or your app to make the call instead.

  • Start a meeting in a Webex space using the device and you can use the Webex app to control the device. For more information, see Start an Instant Webex Meeting from a Space .