What’s new

Meetings 41.11 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Change app name

As a part of the rebranding efforts, we’re changing the app name from Cisco Webex Meetings to Webex Meetings.

Improvement in the meetings mobile app

We’ve made improvements to the More Menu in the Mobile app.

Meetings 41.10 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Events- Panelist and Attendee Chat Enhancements

In iOS, attendees can chat with individual panelists, all panelists, and everyone in Webex Events (new).​ Panelists can chat with all panelists and everyone in an event.

Support for 1080P Video​ in a Meeting

iOS apps support receiving 1080p video in a meeting.

Support available for new iPhone models

Webex meetings are supported on new Apple iPhones. Users will have a seamless meetings experience when they upgrade their devices to the latest.

Support available for Apple iOS 15

Webex Meetings will be supported on Apple iOS 15.

Meetings 41.9 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Video layout improvement for tablet and iPad

iPad Pro and higher end iPads can now enjoy enhanced video stage layouts during their meetings.

For more information, see the highlighted features for this update.

Support for Slido

iOS apps now support Slido.

For more information, see the highlighted features for this update.

Immersive sharing as an attendee

iOS app users can view immersive share as an attendee. Currently, mobile app users can’t choose immersive share when presenting.

For more information, see the highlighted features for this update.

Support Raise Hand in meetings breakout sessions

Like the desktop app, iOS apps now support Raise hand and Lower hand in breakout sessions.

  • Hosts and cohosts can lower all participants' hands in the same breakout session.

  • All participants can raise and lower their own hands in the breakout session.

For more information, see Raise your hand in Webex Meetings and Webex Events (new).

Prevent cohosts from accidentally ending meetings

Like the desktop app, iOS apps have implemented user experience improvements to prevent instances of ending the meeting by mistake.

For more information, see Interact during Webex meetings from a mobile device.

Support for iOS 15

As part of our readiness for the upcoming iOS 15 update, Webex Meetings is now supported on the iOS 15 (beta version), for those customers who would like to begin their testing early.

Meetings 41.8 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Side-by-Side mode for dual camera support

Users can share live content through the back camera of their device while remaining a video participant through the front camera of their device. When users use Side-by-Side mode for dual camera, their front and back camera video is combined to one video side by side. The other meeting participants see the participant video that placed the user’s front video and back video side by side at the same time.

Keyboard shortcut optimizations

iPad users now have access to the following core meeting functionality from a Bluetooth keyboard:

  • Space—Mute or Unmute

  • Shift + V—Start or Stop your video

  • Command + D—Share content

  • Command + P—Stop sharing

Press Command during the meeting to see the list of keyboard shortcuts.

Full mobile support for Webex Outlook add-in

Full mobile support is now added for the Webex Outlook Add-in. Users can now schedule meetings directly from either the iOS Outlook mobile apps.

Meetings 41.7 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Improved end-to-end encryption

Similar to desktop, mobile will also support Zero Trust Security for Meetings and Webex Room Devices.


This feature will be available on an independent release cycle. Check status.webex.com/maintenance to see when it will be available on your site.

Sync the stage from mobile

Similar to desktop, hosts and cohosts on the mobile app can customize the stage by dragging a participant’s video on to the stage area and syncing the stage for everyone in the meeting to see.

Webex Events to support up to 10K users

Similar to desktop, the mobile app will support Events (new) with up to 10,000 attendees, dependent on the event's capacity.

Meetings 41.6 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Enhancements to the guest join experience

This feature enhances the join experience for a guest user. Similar to desktop, mobile app will also streamline the guest join flow for a user when they click a link to join a meeting.


This feature will be available on a delayed release cycle. Check status.webex.com/maintenance to see when it will be available on your site.

Slido integrated into Meetings

Webex has integrated Slido for mobile users to respond to Slido polls and Q&A within the Meetings app.


This feature will be available on an independent release cycle. Check status.webex.com/maintenance to see when it will be available on your site.

Sync the stage from mobile

Similar to desktop, hosts and cohosts on the iOS mobile app can customize the stage by dragging a participant’s video on the stage area and syncing the stage for everyone in the meeting to see.

Meetings 41.5 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Stop video from mobile devices

Similar to desktop, the host can now stop video coming from a participant.

PSTN for attendees joining Events (new)

In Events (new), participants can use PSTN for their audio connection.

  1. As host, you can schedule a meeting that allows PSTN calls.

  2. As participants (both host and attendees), you can use the Call in or Call me options when you join a meeting or switch your connection during a meeting.

Q&A, chat, and polling added to Webcast mode

In this update, chat, polling, and Q&A will be available for end users during a webcast in all new events. In the mobile app, the chat, polling, and Q&A will be available on a standalone web page.

Recording tab show and hide behavior to align with web app

The mobile app will align with the web page to show or hide the recording tab, based on the user's options. For example, if a user doesn't have cloud recording storage, the recording tab won’t be shown.

Stage view layouts ssupport

Mobile participants (both host and attendees) can add a ‘spotlight’ on a specific participant. The user could move a participant’s video to the stage area (by tap or drag and drop). If sharing is on or under the active speaker layout, the drag and drop will use the mid-right area as the stage, and the user sharing, or active speaker will be to the mid-left area.

Meetings 41.4 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

SDK integration for Facebook Portal using Smart Camera

Attendees on Facebook Portal devices will now take advantage of the Facebook Camera SDK improvements for a better self-video experience. The default camera state will be "desktop mode," which allows the camera view to be optimized for meeting participation.

iPhone breakout room host support

Similar to desktop and Android, iOS users will now be able to host and assign breakout sessions directly from their mobile apps on their iPhone devices.

OS Support for 14.4 and 14.5 iOS

Meetings on mobile now officially supports OS versions iOS 14.4 and 14.5.

Meetings 41.3 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Q&A added to Meetings

Similar to Events, mobile hosts and attendees in Meeting will now be able to fully participate in Q&A sessions.

iOS

Pre-meeting lobby in Meetings

Similar to desktop, mobile users will now be taken to a pre-meeting lobby if the host hasn’t yet joined a scheduled meeting.

Active Speaker view discoverability


It was initially communicated that this feature would be available with 41.3. However, it will be available in a future update.

Mobile users will now see a clear icon indicator of how to get to active speaker focused view, for better discoverability.

Escalate SIP call to Meetings

Mobile Webex app users will experience an intuitive transition into their meeting on the Meetings mobile app, if the calling user chooses to move their SIP call into a Webex meeting.

Customized layouts attendee support

Similar to desktop, mobile attendees will now be able to select a preferred default layout (grid view vs focus or active speaker view) for their own meeting. After selecting it, they will be able to switch between different views again at any point within the meeting.

Profile picture support for Control Hub-managed sites

iOS users are now able to upload their profile picture directly from their mobile apps when signed in to their Webex Control Hub-managed Webex sites.

Display only video participants in grid view for iOS

Similar to desktop, iOS attendees will now have the option to only see participants sending video while in Grid view. Non-video participants will still show up in the participant list.

Meetings 41.2 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Support for Meetings registration

Mobile invitees will now be able to register for their meetings sessions directly from their mobile device, instead of having to navigate to a desktop or laptop for that action.

Improvements to the remote control rotate

For mobile users, rotate and remote control functions have been moved from the application bar to within the shared content screen.

Blackberry MDM official support

Official mobile app (both iOS and Android) support for the Blackberry MDM SDK. To access these capabilities, customers must sign up for our MDM community to direct access to our Meetings app for Blackberry.

  • If your customer is a Blackberry MDM user and needs access to the SDK, read this link:​ Use mobile device management to configure Meetings.

  • Next, reach out to this mailer for additional instructions: ​ webex-mobility-ios-support@external.cisco.com

Moderated mute mode

Similar to the Meetings desktop app, mobile hosts will now also be able to mute and unmute attendees without prompting those attendees, if the admin has this capability set up and the meeting is scheduled with this capability turned on.

Show video on video devices

Show video participants on video devices only, whenever video devices are paired to the meeting from mobile. Currently we duplicate the meeting on both devices, which wastes both the bandwidth and CPU.

iOS 10 OS no Longer supported

In case you missed the iOS 10 OS will no Longer be Supported announcement that came in the 41.2 update, Meetings will no longer support iOS 10 OS. OS 10 users will no longer be able to install or update their Meetings app versions. No functionality will be turned off. However, we’ll no longer release patch fixes or updates specific to this OS version.

Profile picture support for Control Hub-managed sites

iOS users are now able to upload their profile picture directly from their mobile apps when signed in to their Webex Control Hub-managed Webex sites.

Display only video participants in grid view for iOS

Similar to desktop, iOS attendees will now have the option to only see participants sending video while in Grid view. Non-video participants will still show up in the participant list.

Meetings 41.2 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Improvements to the remote control rotate

For mobile users, rotate and remote control functions have been moved from the application bar to within the shared content screen.

Blackberry MDM official Support

Official mobile app (both iOS and Android) support for the Blackberry MDM SDK. To access these capabilities, customers must sign up for our MDM community to direct access to our Meetings app for Blackberry.

  • If your customer is a Blackberry MDM user and needs access to the SDK, read this link:​ Use mobile device management to configure Meetings.

  • Next, reach out to this mailer for additional instructions: ​ webex-mobility-ios-support@external.cisco.com

Support for Meetings registration

Mobile invitees will now be able to register for their meetings sessions directly from their mobile device, instead of having to navigate to a desktop or laptop for that action.

Moderated mute mode

Similar to the Meetings desktop app, mobile hosts will now also be able to mute and unmute attendees without prompting those attendees, if the admin has this capability set up and the meeting is scheduled with this capability turned on.

Show video on video devices

Show video participants on video devices only, whenever video devices are paired to the meeting from mobile. Currently we duplicate the meeting on both devices, which wastes both the bandwidth and CPU.

iOS 10 OS will no longer be supported

Starting with the 41.2 update, Meetings will no longer support iOS 10 OS. ​​No functionality will be turned off. However, we’ll no longer release patch fixes or updates specific to this OS version.

Meetings 41.1 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Let anyone join a breakout session

Mobile users can now join any breakout session that they choose, if the host allows it, without having to be assigned to a breakout session first.

Moving raise hand into reactions interface

Mobile users will now see their raise hand function moved from their participant list to the top of their overflow menu, for easier access and discoverability. In addition, the raise hand status will also be displayed in the self-video windows of video participants.

Ability to hide meeting link for attendees in a meeting

Similar to the Meetings desktop app, if the site administrator chooses to hide the meeting link from attendees, then the mobile app will also avoid showing the meeting link to mobile attendees.


Mobile attendees on earlier versions of the mobile app continue to see the meeting link, until their mobile app versions are upgraded to this version.

Improvements to the in-meeting control bar icon access

Mobile users will see some of their icons or functions rearranged to be more logical:

  1. Title of the meeting will be persistent towards the top of the screen, to keep the user aware of what meeting they're in.

  2. The annotations button will be moved into the main control bar, next to the share content function.

  3. The Webex Assistant will be moved towards the bottom of the screen.

Blackberry MDM official Support

Official mobile app (both iOS and Android) support for the Blackberry MDM SDK. To access these capabilities, customers must sign up for our MDM community to direct access to our Webex Meetings app for Blackberry.

If your customer is a Blackberry MDM user and needs access to the SDK, read this link, Use mobile device management to configure Meetings.

Next, reach out to this mailer for additional instructions: ​ webex-mobility-ios-support@external.cisco.com

Improvements to the participant List

Mobile users will see an improved participant list layout that gives more intuitive access to their participant list functions.

In-meeting media health quality indicator

Similar to the Meetings desktop app, mobile users will now also see an in-meeting media quality indicator that informs the attendee of their current meeting conditions.

Host support to initiate a Facebook or YouTube stream

Similar to the Meetings desktop app, iOS hosts are now able to initiate a stream to Facebook or YouTube.

For more information, see the Highlighted Features for this update.

Meetings breakout session pre-assignment support

Mobile support for editing and re-using a scheduled pre-assignment within the meeting.

  • iPad host and cohosts can now leverage pre-assignment breakout sessions that were created by the scheduler while in the meeting.

  • iPad host and cohost can recreate and edit their breakout sessions based off this pre-assignment. They can optionally also reset to the default after use.

  • If the Breakout Session is started, pre-assigned invitees will join the Breakout Session automatically after they join the meeting. (includes reconnected and rejoin cases).

MDM support for configuring default audio preference

MDM Mobile administrators can now leverage appconfig to set the default audio preference (Use internet for audio or Call Me or Call In) for their mobile MDM managed devices.

Meetings 40.12 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Reclaim host support

If a mobile meeting host has left the meeting and had their role reassigned to another host, that mobile host can now re-enter their meeting on mobile and reclaim their host role.

Animated in-meeting reactions alignment with desktop app

Similar to Meetings desktop app, mobile will also support animated in-meeting reactions.

Remove background noise from meetings

Similar to Meetings desktop app, mobile users will now be able to take advantage of our new background noise detection and filtering feature that was released for Desktop in 40.10.

For more information, see the Highlighted Features for this update.

Attendees using smartphone and tablet will have a different participant list icon

When viewing the participant list, we’ll now differentiate attendees using Android and iOS phone and tablet with different icons. All attendees across platforms will see this change.

Support for a native Apple ID login flow

iOS users will now be able to use their Apple ID to log into their Meetings app directly, instead of being taken to their mobile browser for login.

Long press iPad keyboard to unmute

iPad users will be able to long press their bluetooth keyboard's space bar to mute or unmute temporarily.

If a user is in the muted state, long pressing the spacebar will pop-up a “speaking” dialog and put the user in a temporarily unmuted state. After the user lets go, they will automatically be muted again.

If the user is in muted state, short pressing the spacebar will unmute the user until they tap to mute again.

If the user is in unmuted state, short or long pressing the spacebar will mute the user until they tap to unmute again.

Airplay and Apple TV Support

iOS users can now stream their Meeting (including video and shared content) to their Apple TV or other AirPlay-enabled devices to mirror their iOS device's entire screen.

For more information, see the Highlighted Features for this update.

Dynamic assignment in breakout sessions for meetings that have started

iOS hosts and cohosts can now remove or move their attendees between meeting breakout sessions.

iOS attendees can be now be removed or moved between meeting breakout sessions after they start.

Meetings 40.11 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Notify host button available in the mobile Personal Room meeting lobby

Meetings mobile app attendees waiting in the Personal Room meeting lobby will now be able to tap a button to notify the host that they are waiting, similar to desktop app users.

Modern view mobile page redesign

Mobile users who navigate directly to their site (for example, company.webex.com) from a mobile browser will now see a modernized experience. As part of this experience, we’re offering a new sign in flow to give users access to their personal meeting list. Users will continue to have access to their old functionality, including public meeting lists.

Old View

New View

iOS 14 Widget Support

Mobile iOS 14 OS users will now be able to use a Meetings widget on their iPhone or iPad app screens. The user experience will match the experience of our previous home screen widget.

iPhone 12 official support

Apple's new iPhone 12 devices will be officially supported in this update.

Shake the phone in the meeting to Improve your meeting

Smart meeting audio adjustment - While in a meeting, iOS users can now shake their phones to attempt to improve their audio quality conditions. In this release, shaking your phone while you’re on VoIP internet audio will automatically switch you to PSTN audio (but not the other way round).

Support to edit profile name and password

Similar to Android, iOS users can now edit their names and password directly from their app.

Meetings 40.10 for iOS


See the Meetings mobile app resources for more info on the Meetings mobile app.

Grid view support for up to 5x5 (landscape) and 3x7 (portrait)

Meetings mobile app users will now be able to experience 5x5 grid view (landscape mode) and 3x7 grid view (portrait mode) on their tablets, including iPads and Chromebooks.

Leave meeting while in audio-only mode

Meetings mobile app users will now be able to leave the meeting directly from their mobile Audio-Only mode screen, instead of having to exit out of Audio-Only mode first.

Practice sessions for panelist in Events

iOS Meetings mobile app users will now be able to participate in a Events practice session directly from their mobile app.

Redesign of pre- and post-meeting guest view and host view

In this update, iOS users will see a redesigned pre- and post-meeting navigation experience in their mobile meeting app. The bottom pagination becomes tabs with clear references to Home, Meetings, and Recordings. In addition to swiping, mobile app users can tap directly on the desired tab to get to the screen that they want.

Apple Watch Series 5 in non-standalone mode support

This is the official update for supporting Apple Watch Series 5 in non-standalone mode.

Continue sending video while in split-screen mode

When iOS users go into split screen mode to multitask while still in a meeting, one of those screens will now support the continuation of sending and receiving video in the Meetings.

Official support for Apple Pencil iOS 14

iOS users can now officially use their Apple Pencil to annotate on content directly from the iOS device, while in a meeting.

Support for mirror self-video

Mobile app users can now mirror their self-video, including their virtual backgrounds, similar to desktop app users.

Microsoft Intune native SDK support

We are announcing official iOS mobile app support for the Microsoft Intune SDK. To access these capabilities, users must sign up for our MDM community to directly access to our Meetings app for Microsoft Intune.

For more information, see​ Use Mobile Device Management to Configure Cisco Webex Meetings​.

Next, reach out to this mailer for additional instructions: ​webex-mobility-ios-support@cisco.com.

Additional reactions available in Events and Training

iPad users will have access to additional "reaction" icons while in a meeting, event, or training. These reactions will get displayed to the other hosts and attendees in the meeting.

Custom virtual background disabled

If customer sites had disabled their picture uploads previously, then iOS users would have their custom virtual background selection disabled. However, they were still able to continue to use their blur backgrounds. Starting with the 40.10 update, we will be aligning with the rest of the platforms and disable blur background support if virtual backgrounds is disabled in general.

Resolved issues

See the Open and resolved bugs for the latest Meetings releases for a list of the open and resolved bugs in the latest releases and if any were affecting the Webex Mobile App for iOS.

Bug fixes in version 10.5

Bug number

Description

CSCvh68830

Fixed an issue on the lock screen where rotating the view would result in the user's video being displayed upside down.

CSCvh54141

Fixed an issue where the video would stop showing after exiting fullscreen mode in TelePresence.

Bug fixes in version 10.2

Bug number

Description

CSCvh68830

Fixed an issue in iPhone where the video would appear upside down if the iPhone screen was locked in portrait view and the phone was rotated to lanscape view.

CSCvh54141

Fixed an issue where the video was blank after exiting full-screen video on a TelePresence-connected device.

Bug fixes in version 10.2

Bug number

Description

CSCvg71888

Fixed a Video Callback issue where the video display on iPhone wass blank if the user was the only person in the meeting and attempted a video callback.

CSCvg95466

Fixed an issue where a user's self video would freeze after rotating an iPad from portrait to landscape mode.

CSCvg99203

Fixed an issue where the message “Content Shared is not Supported” was wrongly displayed when an iPhone was viewing shared content.

CSCvg69869

Fixed an issue when sharing a photo then turning on video, where a user's self video was not being sent.

CSCvg80982

Fixed an issue where users could not maximize their sharing window (while sharing a PPT) after switching from the share to video, landscape to portrait, then back to the share to maximize.

Bug fixes in version 10.1

Bug number

Description

CSCvf39162

Fixed an issue where the Terms of Services were not localized in Japanese Environment of Webex for iPhone.

CSCvf39150

Fixed an issue where the Third Party Licenses page was not localized in Webex for iPhone in Japanese Environment.

CSCvf39130

Fixed an issue where the Attendee ID option was not localized in Webexfor iPhone in Japanese Environment.

Bug fixes in version 9.7

Bug number

Description

CSCvc16985

Fixed an issue where, on iPhones, the Webex app would become unstable after the user tapped the “Invite” button, and on iPads “Loading” would display briefly but would not open the “Invite Attendee” window.

CSCvb88866

Fixed an issue where the call in sequence was formatted incorrectly for Personal Room pre-meetings.

CSCvc17144

Fixed an issue where users were allowed to navigate to the Login or Join Meeting pages when the Settings page Coach Marks overlay was still visible.

HD0009322079

Fixed an issue where TelePresence devices could not view the iOS device user, due to the 90p limitation set by Apple using cellular service. Now that the limitation was removed, Meetings 9.7 supports greater than 90p, and Meetings 9.6 and later versions supports greater than 90p on WBS31 and later sites.

Bug fixes in version 9.6

Bug number

Description

CSCvb83853

Fixed an issue where the telepresence application would freeze at the last frame of video when the meeting participant on an iOS device sent video while the meeting app was in the background.

CSCvb81674

Fixed an issue where the meeting app would sometimes show the message "You cannot share content from your mobile device because a breakout session is in progress" when sharing content from the iOS device in Training Center.

CSCvb81547

Fixed an issue where the app would become unstable when the host ended a meeting after an iOS app call disconnected while viewing the participant list.

CSCvb81356

Fixed an issue in iOS 8 where the application would become unstable when sharing from an iPhone and the user would tap More in the participant list.

CSCvb79537

Fixed an issue where participants using an iOS device could not see shared documents after the desktop meeting application shared a Webex Recording file (WRF).

CSCvb68619

Fixed an issue when sharing from an iPhone where the message to upgrade from a W11 low touch site to a premium site was not being displayed.

CSCvb67077

Fixed an issue in T31R2SP8 where video would not work on an iOS device when joining a Personal Room meeting hosted by telepresence.

WO0000000122202

Fixed an issue where video captured in a recording would not be displayed when using an iPad to join a meeting.

Bug fixes in version 9.5

Bug number

Description

CSCva25257

Resolved an issue where, a host would join a meeting using iPhone and use network-based recording (NBR), but the server would not receive the NBR audio.

CSCuz75441

Resolved an issue where the mute upon entry for call back feature was not working.

Supported devices and operating systems

For more info on support devices, languages, and features for the Webex Meetings mobile app, see: Support for Meetings mobile app.