Join a Meeting, Event, or Training Session

The Cisco Webex web app supports the following browsers:

  • Chrome

  • Chromium

  • Edge

  • Firefox

  • Internet Explorer

  • Safari

Join from an Email Invitation

When you receive an email invitation to a Webex meeting, event or training session, it'll look something like this.

Email invitation.
  1. Click the green Join meeting button in the email invitation.

  2. In the new browser window that opens, click Join from your browser if you're joining a meeting from Mac or Windows.

    If you're joining an event, click Join by browser.

    If you're using Linux or ChromeOS, the web app opens directly after you click Join meeting.

    Join from your browser link

Join from the Meetings Page on Your Webex Site

  1. Select Meetings from the left navigation panel in your Cisco Webex site, and click the name of the meeting you want to join.

  2. Enter the meeting password provided in the email invitation, if necessary.

  3. On Mac and Windows, select the drop-down arrow on the right side of the Join Meeting button, and then select Use web app.

Join Using the Search Bar on Your Webex Site

If you're signed in to your Webex site and know the meeting, event, or training session information, such as the Personal Room ID or meeting number, you can use the search bar at the top of your Cisco Webex site.

  1. Click on the search bar and enter one of the options to search for the meeting.

  2. Enter the meeting, event, or training session password provided in the email invitation.

  3. Click the highlighted area.

  4. Select the drop-down arrow on the right side of the Join Meeting button, and then select Use web app.

Connect to Audio and Start Your Video

You can easily connect your audio and video in the preview window before you join a meeting, event, or training session. That way, you can make sure that everything sounds and looks good.

  1. Click the audio drop-down menu.

    Select the audio connection options
  2. Choose how you want to hear the audio in the meeting.

    Choose how you want to connect to audio
    • Use computer audio—Use your computer with a headset or speakers. This is the default audio connection type.

      You can change your headset, speakers, and microphone.

    • Call me at—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 is available after you join the meeting.

    • 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 but want to use your computer to share content in the meeting.

  3. 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 the meeting.

  4. To join the meeting with your video turned off, click Stop video Stop video.

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

  5. Click Join meeting.

The Webex web app is easy to navigate, with shared content or video in the center and meeting controls underneath.

In-meeting controls

Share Screen with Others

To share your screen or an application with other participants, click Share Share content.

See Other Participants

To see who else joined the meeting, event, or training session, click Participants Participants.

Chat with Other People

If the host settings permit it, you can chat with other people in the meeting, event, or training session.

Click Chat Chat to open the chat panel. By default, your chat messages go to everyone in the meeting.

To chat privately with someone, select their name from the Send to: drop-down list.

Switch to the Desktop App

If you need more functionality, you can switch seamlessly to the desktop app on Mac and Windows. Click More More, and then click Switch to desktop app.

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