Webex Assistant is available in Webex Meetings version 40.4 and later.

This feature requires Cisco Webex video platform version 2.0 with joining meetings from video systems enabled. To find out which version you’re using, see Find Your Cisco Webex Meetings Version Number.

If the Webex Assistant is enabled on your Webex site, meetings hosts can turn on or turn off the Webex Assistant during the meeting. To automatically turn on the Webex Assistant whenever you start a meeting, check the Webex Assistant option in your Scheduling preferences.

Captions Highlight panel appears on the right

If offensive words are used, asterisks replace some letters in the offensive word in the caption.

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Show or hide the panel in the following ways:

  • Hover over the Webex Assistant and select View captions and highlights to show the panel.
    View captions and highlights

    Hover over the Webex Assistant and select Hide captions and highlights to hide the panel.

    Hide captions and highlights

    You can also select in the Captions & Highlights panel to close the panel.

  • Go to More options More options > Captions & Highlights to show or hide the panel.

    Highlights are captured even when the Captions & Highlights panel is hidden.

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When you're sharing content, hover over the Webex Assistant on the floating bar at the top of your screen and select View captions and highlights to show the panel

Floating bar with View captions and highlights

Select Hide captions and highlights to hide the panel.

Floating bar with hide captions and highlights

Highlights are captured even when the Captions and Highlights page is hidden.

If offensive words are used, asterisks replace some letters in the offensive word in the caption.

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You can access the Captions and Highlights page in multiple ways:

  • After enabling the Webex Assistant, tap the Webex Assistant Webex Assistant and then tap View Captions and Highlights.

    Show highlights

  • Tap More More options, and then tap Captions and Highlights.

    Captions & Highlights

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Tap Captions or Highlights to switch between the tabs.

Captions tab

Highlights tab