Join a Meeting, Event, or Training Session

For more information about joining a meeting from a web browser, see Join a Cisco Webex Meeting.

The Cisco Webex web app supports the following browsers:

  • Chrome

  • Chromium

  • Edge

  • Firefox

  • Internet Explorer

  • Safari

On the Meeting Information page, select the arrow on the right side of the Join button, and then select one of the following options:

  • Use desktop app—Opens the Webex Meetings desktop app, if you have it installed.

  • Use web app—Opens the Webex web app in your browser. You don't need to install anything for this option.

To start, select the Join by browser link

Connect to Audio and Start Your Video

You can easily connect your audio and video when you join a meeting, event, or training session. Select the drop-down arrow under Join meeting:

  • To join the meeting with your audio muted, tap Mute my microphone.

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

  • To join the meeting with your video turned off, tap Turn off my video..

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

When the Webex web app opens, you can check your video preview before you start the meeting.

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

In-meeting controls

If you don't want people to hear you, select Mute.

Change your mind and don't want to be on video? Select Turn off my video.

Share Screen with Others

To share a file or an application with other participants, select Share your screen. to Share File or select the application from the list of open applications.

See Other Participants

To see who else joined the meeting, event, or training session, select Show the Participants panel.

Chat with Other People

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

Select Chat to chat with everyone in the meeting.

To chat privately with someone, hover over their name in the Participants panel and select Chat beside their name.

Switch to the Desktop App

If you need more functionality, you can switch seamlessly to the desktop app on Mac and Windows. Select More to switch to the desktop app.

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