Q&A sessions are available in Webex Meetings on version 41.3 and later sites and in Events (new) on version 41.4 and later sites.

Open Q&A panel

  1. To open the Q&A panel, click Panel options (Windows) or More options (Mac) and select Q&A.

  2. If Q&A is not already turned on, hosts and cohosts can enable the feature:

    • On Windows, go to Meeting > Options > General and check the Q&A check box.

    • On Mac, go to Webex Meetings > Preferences > Tools and check the Q&A check box.

Ask questions

As a meeting attendee, you can ask questions to hosts, cohosts, and presenters.

  1. Open the Q&A panel.

  2. Select who you'd like to ask from the dropdown menu.

  3. Type your question in the message box.


    Questions have a 512-character limit.

  4. Ask your question publicly by clicking Send or privately by clicking Send Privately.

Follow your Q&A

For attendees, Questions and Answers are automatically sorted into two tabs: All Q&A and My Q&A. Toggle between the two tabs to keep up with all the questions and answers or selectively check the status of your own questions and answers.

As a meetings host, cohost or event panelist, you can filter by All, Answered, Unanswered questions. You can also filter by My Q&A, which alllows you to see only questions you've answered or that have been assigned to you or Prioritized, which displays your prioritized questions.

  • All
  • Answered
  • Unanswered
  • My Q&A
  • Prioritized

Answer questions

As a host, cohost, or presenter, you can can answer attendees' questions.

  1. Select a question.

  2. Type your response in the message box.


    Responses have a 512-character limit.

  3. Answer publicly by clicking Send or privately by clicking Send Privately.


    You can keep track of the questions you answer verbally by right-clicking the question and marking it as Answered Verbally.

Moderate questions

As a host, cohost, or presenter, you can moderate questions by assigning, prioritizing, deferring, or dismissing them.

  1. To moderate a question, right-click it.

  2. Choose from the following actions:

    • To prioritze the question, hover over Prioritize and choose a High, Medium, or Low priority level. You can Clear the priority level anytime.

    • To assign the question, hover over Assign to and choose the name of the presenter, host, or cohost who you'd like to answer the question.

    • To defer the question, click Defer and Send the standard response or a custom response letting the meeting attendee know that their question has been deffered, but will remain in the queue to be answered later.

    • To dismiss the question, click Dismiss and Send the standard response or write a custom response letting the meeting attendee know that the information they requested cannot be provided by any of the hosts or cohosts.

Save Q&A

  1. To save the Q&A contents, go to File > Save or Save As > Questions and Answers.

  2. Name the file and choose the file format (.txt or .csv) and location where you want to save the questions and answers.

Open Q&A panel

  1. To open the Q&A panel, tap More options .

  2. Tap Q&A.

Ask questions

As a meeting attendee, you can ask questions to hosts, cohosts, and presenters.

  1. Open the Q&A panel.

  2. Select who you'd like to ask from the drop-down menu.

  3. Type your question in the message box.


    Questions have a 512-character limit.

  4. Ask your question publicly by clicking Send or privately by clicking Send Privately.

Answer questions

  1. Select a question.

  2. Type your response in the message box.


    Responses have a 512-character limit.

  3. Answer publicly by tapping Send or privately by tapping Send Privately.

Follow your Q&A

Questions and Answers are automatically sorted into two tabs: All Q&A and My Q&A. Toggle between the two tabs to keep up with all the questions and answers or selectively check the status of your own questions and answers.

Open Q&A panel

  1. To open the Q&A panel, click More in the panel controls .

  2. Select Q&A.

Ask questions

As a meeting attendee, you can ask questions to hosts, cohosts, and presenters.

  1. Open the Q&A panel.

  2. Select who you'd like to ask from the drop-down menu.

  3. Type your question in the message box.


    Questions have a 512-character limit.

  4. Ask your question publicly by clicking Send or privately by clicking Send Privately.

Follow your Q&A

For attendees, Questions and Answers are automatically sorted into two tabs: All Q&A and My Q&A. Toggle between the two tabs to keep up with all the questions and answers or selectively check the status of your own questions and answers.

As a meetings host, cohost or event panelist, you can filter by All, Answered, Unanswered questions. You can also filter by My Q&A, which alllows you to see only questions you've answered or that have been assigned to you or Prioritized, which displays your prioritized questions.

  • All
  • Answered
  • Unanswered
  • My Q&A
  • Prioritized

Answer questions

  1. Select a question.

  2. Type your response in the message box.


    Responses have a 512-character limit.

  3. Answer publicly by clicking Send or privately by clicking Send Privately.


You can keep track of the questions you answer verbally by right-clicking the question and marking it as Answered Verbally.

Moderate questions

As a host, cohost, or presenter, you can moderate questions by assigning,deferring, or dismissing them.

  1. To moderate a question, right-click it.

  2. Choose from the following actions:

    • To prioritze the question, hover over Prioritize and choose a High, Medium, or Low priority level. You can Clear the priority level anytime.

    • To assign the question, hover over Assign to and choose the name of the presenter, host, or cohost who you'd like to answer the question.

    • To defer the question, click Defer and Send the standard response or a custom response letting the meeting attendee know that their question has been deffered, but will remain in the queue to be answered later.

    • To dismiss the question, click Dismiss and Send the standard response or write a custom response letting the meeting attendee know that the information they requested cannot be provided by any of the hosts or cohosts.