Webex Assistant is available in Webex Meetings version 40.4 and later. Contact your Cisco Collaboration Partner or Cisco Collaboration Account Manager to create a trial for you through the Webex Enterprise Trials program. Trials are expected to begin on June 2, 2020.

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

If Webex Assistant is enabled on your Webex site, meetings hosts can turn on or turn off Webex Assistant. When Webex Assistant is enabled, it appears in the lower left of the host's screen. Webex Assistant can’t be hidden.

Webex Assistant shows in lower left

When the host turns on Webex Assistant, it makes the audio announcement, Webex Assistant is enabled to save audio highlights.

Each participant is notified that the Webex Assistant is in the meeting when they join. They'll see the Webex Assistant in the lower left of their screen or hear the announcement, Webex Assistant is enabled to save audio highlights or both.


Attendees who join from Cisco Webex Teams or from a Cisco Webex room or desk device won’t see the Webex Assistant.

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To turn on Webex Assistant, hover over the Webex Assistant Webex Assistant and select Turn on Webex Assistant.

Turn on Webex Assistant
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To turn off Webex Assistant, hover over the Webex Assistant Webex Assistant and select Turn off Webex Assistant.

Turn off Webex Assistant
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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 Turn on Webex Assistant.

Floating bar with Turn on Webex Assistant

To turn off Webex Assistant, select Turn off Webex Assistant.

Floating bar with Turn off Webex Assistant

If the Webex Assistant is enabled on your Webex site, meetings hosts can turn on or turn off the Webex Assistant. When the Webex Assistant is enabled, it appears in the upper right of the host's screen. The Webex Assistant can’t be hidden.

When the host turns on the Webex Assistant, it makes the audio announcement, Webex Assistant is enabled to save audio highlights.


Attendees who join from Cisco Webex Teams won’t see the Webex Assistant.

To turn on the Webex Assistant, tap the Webex Assistant Webex Assistant and then tap Turn on Webex Assistant.

Turn on Webex Assistant

To turn off the Webex Assistant, tap the Webex Assistant Webex Assistant and then tap Disable Webex Assistant.

Disable Webex Assistant