Consider the Number of Participants and Speakers That You Need to Host
Maximum Number of Participants
Up to 500 participants can connect to the audio conference using WebEx teleconference or VoIP only.
Turn Off Entry and Exit Notifications
To turn off beeps and name announcements, do the following:
When scheduling an event or training session, go to No Tone.and select
When scheduling a meeting, click Change audio conference (Quick Scheduler) or go to Audio Conference (Advanced Scheduler) > Entry and exit tone and select No Tone.
Connect to Audio
After you join your meeting, event, or training session, use one of the following ways to connect to audio:
Select Call Me to receive a call at any number, such as your work or home phone. Use this option for consistent, quality voice transmission.
Select I Will Call In to dial in from your phone. Click the link to find a list of global call-in numbers. Use this option for consistent, quality voice transmission.
Select Call Using Computer to use your computer with a headset. Make sure it's plugged in first. Use this option if you don’t have a toll-free number, or prefer a lower cost than audio over the phone.
Select Call My Video System, enter your video system address, and click Call Me.
Mute Background Noise
If you are joining the audio conference using your computer, use headphones or a computer headset instead of speakers to prevent feedback.
If background noise, such as typing or a barking dog, is detected from your microphone, you are prompted to mute it.
If you don’t ever want to be advised about background noise coming from your microphone, select Disable noise detection.
Mute or Unmute Yourself or Others
In Meeting Center, when you mute or unmute yourself from the Participants panel or your headset, your computer’s microphone and headset are both muted or both unmuted.
As a host:
Supported Computer Headsets
Any headset with a microphone works with WebEx, including USB headsets, as long as the device has drivers for the operating system. We recommend models from the following vendors:
Most models from these vendors also support muting from both the headset and the Participants panel in Meeting Center.
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