Enable or Disable Automatic Detection of Nearby Video Devices

By default, your app automatically tries to discover and connect with nearby video devices. You can change this setting so that you have to manually connect to a device every time.

You can change these settings by going to Settings > Device, and then tap Discover Devices to enable or disable automatic detection of nearby video devices.


If you have automatic detection enabled, you can choose whether to Always Show or Connect to Show if a video device is connected.

Manually Connect to a Nearby Video Device

You can manually connect with a video device even if you're connected to another device or have automatic connection disabled.

Open the app and tap Connect to a Device . Then, tap on the video device's name to connect to it.


If you're already connected to a video device, you can tap the device name and then tap Use a Different Device. If the device you want to connect to isn't appearing in the list, tap Enter Device Name and search for the device's name.

Share Content to a Device

Similar to the Webex Meetings desktop app, you can share your screen to a video device directly from your mobile app.

After connecting to a video device, tap the video device name and then tap Share on Device. Tap Start > Start Broadcast to begin sharing your screen. To stop sharing, tap the red clock icon and then tap Stop.

Connect to a Meeting from a Video Device

After connecting to a video device, you can connect to a meeting without having to join the meeting from your mobile device. After connecting, you can access the meeting controls directly from your mobile device.

Enable or Disable Automatic Detection of Nearby Video Devices

By default, your app automatically tries to discover and connect with nearby video devices. You can change this setting so that you have to manually connect to a device every time.

You can change these settings by going to More > Settings > Device, and then tap Discover Devices to enable or disable automatic detection of nearby video devices.


If you have automatic detection enabled, you can choose whether to Always Show or Connect to Show if a video device is connected.

Manually Connect to a Nearby Video Device

You can manually connect with a video device even if you're connected to another device or have automatic connection disabled.

Open the app and tap Connect to a Device . Then, tap on the video device's name to connect to it.


If you're already connected to a video device, you can tap the device name and then tap Use a Different Device. If the device you want to connect to isn't appearing in the list, tap Enter Device Name and search for the device's name.

Share Content to a Device

Similar to the Webex Meetings desktop app, you can share your screen to a video device directly from your mobile app.

After connecting to a video device, tap the video device name and then tap Share Screen. To stop sharing, tap the Webex icon, and then tap Stop Sharing.

Connect to a Meeting from a Video Device

After connecting to a video device, you can connect to a meeting without having to join the meeting from your mobile device. After connecting, you can access the meeting controls directly from your mobile device.

Start a Meeting while Sharing to a Video Device

You can start a Webex meeting while sharing your screen to a video device. When the meeting starts, you're already sharing content.

After connecting to a device, tap Share Screen. When you're ready to start the meeting, reopen the app and tap Move Meeting to Device.