After connecting your device's audio to the meeting, tap Mute to mute yourself. Tap Unmute to unmute yourself.

While you’re muted, an Unmute icon remains on the screen letting you know that no one in the meeting can hear you. This icon appears even when the meeting controls don’t.

Mute Background Noise

If you joined the meeting using the Internet for audio, the Webex Meetings app can detect and remove background noise. Removing background noise helps limit distractions and prevents disruption while allowing your voice to be heard clearly.

For more information, see Remove Background Noise During a Webex Meeting or Event.

Mute and Unmute Other Participants

If you're the meeting host or cohost, you have options to help you moderate your meeting. You can mute individuals or everyone at once, prevent participants from unmuting themselves, and mute participants automatically when they join. Muting participants is useful when you hear background noise or when participants speak out of turn.

To mute a specific participant, tap Participants , and then tap Mute next to the name of the person that ou want to mute. Tap Unmute when you want to unmute someone. Tapping Unmute sends a request to the participant that asks them to unmute themselves.

To mute all participants, tap Participants > Mute Control > Mute all. When asked if you want to allow attendees to unmute themselves, tap Allow and Mute All or Don't Allow and Mute All. To unmute all participants, tap Participants > Mute Control > Unmute all. Tapping Unmute all sends messages to participants letting them know that they can unmute themselves.

You can also mute participants as they join the meeting. Tap More > Meeting privilege > Mute on entry.

Moderated Unmute Mode

Moderated Unmute mode allows hosts and cohosts to unmute participants directly instead of prompting users to unmute themselves. For example, a teacher may unmute a student when they call on them. Meetings in Moderated Unmute mode have an indication at the top of the meeting window to let everyone know.

If your administrator has enabled Moderated Unmute mode, you can schedule meetings with it, or enable it for Personal Room meetings.

After connecting your device's audio to the meeting, tap Mute to mute yourself. Tap Unmute to unmute yourself.

While you’re muted, an Unmute icon remains on the screen letting you know that no one in the meeting can hear you. This icon appears even when the meeting controls don’t. If you try to speak while muted, a message appears to remind you to unmute yourself first.

Unmute message

If you use Internet for audio and have notifications for Webex Meetings turned on, you can mute or unmute yourself from your device lock screen.

Mute Background Noise

If you joined the meeting using the Internet for audio, the Webex Meetings app can detect and remove background noise. Removing background noise helps limit distractions and prevents disruption while allowing your voice to be heard clearly.

For more information, see Remove Background Noise During a Webex Meeting or Event.

Mute and Unmute Other Participants

If you're the meeting host or cohost, you have options to help you moderate your meeting. You can mute individuals or everyone at once, prevent participants from unmuting themselves, and mute participants automatically when they join. Muting participants is useful when you hear background noise or when participants speak out of turn.

To mute a specific participant, tap Participants , and then tap Mute next to the name of the person that you want to mute. Tap Unmute when you want to unmute someone. Tapping Unmute sends a request to the participant that asks them to unmute themselves.

To mute all participants, tap Participants > Mute Control > Mute all. When asked if you want to allow attendees to unmute themselves, tap Allow and Mute All or Don't Allow and Mute All. To unmute all participants, tap Participants > Mute Control > Unmute all. Tapping Unmute all sends messages to participants letting them know that they can unmute themselves.

You can also mute participants as they join the meeting. Tap More > Meeting privilege > Mute on entry.

Moderated Unmute Mode

Moderated Unmute mode allows hosts and cohosts to unmute participants directly instead of prompting users to unmute themselves. For example, a teacher may unmute a student when they call on them. Meetings in Moderated Unmute mode have an indication at the top of the meeting window to let everyone know.

If your administrator has enabled Moderated Unmute mode, you can schedule meetings with it, or enable it for Personal Room meetings.