Mute and Unmute Participants

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


You can mute yourself from your device's lock screen if your device is connected using VoIP.

To mute a specific participant, tap Participants and on that participant's entry, tap Mute . Tap the icon again to unmute that participant.

To mute all participants, tap Participants > Mute > Mute All. To unmute all participants, tap Participants > Mute > Unmute All.


Only the host of a meeting can mute and unmute other participants.

Change Your Audio Connection Options

Tap the Audio Connections Options menu and choose to:

  • Use Internet for Audio to you use your 3G or 4G data plan unless you're on a Wi-Fi connection. When you join an audio conference that's using Webex Audio or VoIP only, you use wide-band audio.


    If a participant who doesn't have wide-band audio joins a meeting that's using wide-band audio, audio for everyone is downgraded. Webex Meetings gives no warning message before the downgrade.

  • Call Me to enter your phone number.


    If you enabled Auto Call Me in your app's settings, you receive calls automatically.

  • Call In to enter the call-in number that appears. Tap Global Call-In Numbers to view a list of call-in numbers from other regions.

  • Disconnect Audio to listen to the call.

Change Your Video Connection Options

Tap the Video Connections Options menu to choose to use your device's Front or Back camera during the meeting.

Change Your Video Background

During a meeting, you can blur your background or set a virtual background so that meeting participants can stay focused on you. When you change your background, you remain in focus while your surroundings are altered.

During the meeting, tap Video and then tap Virtual Background. Choose to:

  • Blur your surroundings while remaining in focus.

  • Add a virtual background from your device's gallery.

  • Use one of the default virtual backgrounds provided by the app.

When you're ready to send video again, tap Apply.


Your iOS device must have an A9 processor or above to support virtual backgrounds and background blurring.

Search for Participants

To search for participants, tap Participants , and in the search bar, enter the name of the participant who you want to find.

Send Chat Messages

To send a private chat message, tap Participants and then tap your message recipient. Tap Chat, enter your message, and tap Send.

To send a message to all participants, tap Participants and then tap Chat . Enter your message and tap Send.

Tap Back to close the chat window.

Change Participant Roles

To change someone's role in a meeting, tap Participants , and then tap the participant who you want to change the role for. Then, tap Make Presenter or Make Host.


If you enable Anyone Can Share when scheduling the meeting, participants can share content at any time. You can't disable this option during the meeting.

Change Participants' Displayed Names

As a host, you can change the displayed names for call-in users. Tap Participants and then tap the participant who you want to change the name for. Tap Change Name and then edit their name for better identification.


If you change a participant's name, the change is reflected for all participants in the meeting.

Invite More Attendees

Tap Participants and then tap Invite . You can type the email addresses for attendees who you want to invite, or tap Contacts to add attendees from your contacts on your device. When finished, tap Send.

Search for Participants

To search for a specific participant, tap Participants

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. In the Search bar, enter the name of the participant. If the participant is connected to the meeting, they appear at the top of the list as you enter their name.

Share and Annotate Content

For more info on sharing content during a meeting from your iOS device, see Share and Annotate Content During a Webex Meeting on Your iOS Device.

Record a Meeting

To start a recording, tap More and then tap Record . While you record, you can tap More > Pause to pause the recording, and then More > Resume to continue recording.

When finished recording, tap More > Stop to end recording. After the meeting ends, you receive an email with information about accessing the recording.


You can edit recording names by going to the Recordings page, tapping More, and then tapping Edit Name.

Enable and Disable Audio-Only Mode

In Audio-only mode, you remain connected to the audio portion of a meeting and can't send or receive video. This way, you can save your device's battery life, and yourself from distractions during the meeting.

While connected to the audio portion of the meeting, tap More > Audio-Only Mode. To disable Audio-only mode, either tap Back or swipe right.


If you enable Audio-only mode while muted, you remain muted.

The app can also detect if your device's battery will run out before an active meeting's scheduled end time, and offer to switch to Audio-only mode.

Use People Insights

See the following links for more info on using People Insights on your mobile device:

Lock and Unlock Your Personal Room

Participants can't enter your Personal Room when you're not there. Once you enter your Personal Room, you control access for who can enter.

To lock your Personal Room, tap More > Lock Room. To unlock your locked Personal Room, tap More > Unlock Room.


When you lock your Personal Room and a participant enters the lobby, a red indicator appears above Participants .

Manage Your Personal Room Lobby

To see the attendees waiting in your Personal Room lobby, tap Participants . Tap the participant to admit, and then tap Admit to allow them to join or Remove to prevent them from joining the meeting.

Leave or End a Meeting

If you're not the host of the meeting, tap End Meeting and then tap Leave Meeting. If you're the host of a meeting, you can completely end the meeting by tapping End Meeting and then tapping End Meeting.


If you're the host of a meeting and want to leave the meeting but let it continue, assign another participant host privileges.

Mute and Unmute Participants

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


You can mute yourself from your device's lock screen if your device is connected using VoIP.

To mute a specific participant, tap Participants and on that participant's entry, tap Mute . Tap the icon again to unmute that participant.

To mute all participants, tap Participants > Mute > Mute All. To unmute all participants, tap Participants > Mute > Unmute All.


Only the host of a meeting can mute and unmute other participants.

Change Your Audio Connection Options

Tap the Audio Connections Options menu and choose to:

  • Use Internet for Audio to you use your 3G or 4G data plan unless you're on a Wi-Fi connection. When you join an audio conference that's using Webex Audio or VoIP only, you use wide-band audio.


    If a participant who doesn't have wide-band audio joins a meeting that's using wide-band audio, audio for everyone is downgraded. Webex Meetings gives no warning message before the downgrade.

  • Call Me to enter your phone number.


    If you enabled Auto Call Me in your app's settings, you receive calls automatically.

  • Call In to enter the call-in number that appears. Tap Global Call-In Numbers to view a list of call-in numbers from other regions.

  • Disconnect Audio to listen to the call.

Change Your Video Connection Options

Tap the Switch Camera in your video preview to switch between your device's front and back cameras.

Search for Participants

To search for participants, tap Participants , and in the search bar, enter the name of the participant who you want to find.

Send Chat Messages

To send a private chat message, tap Participants and then tap your message recipient. Tap Chat, enter your message, and tap Send.

To send a message to all participants, tap Participants > Chat > Chat with Everyone. Enter your message and tap Send.

Tap Back to close the chat window.

Change Participant Roles

To change someone's role in a meeting, tap Participants , and then tap and hold the participant who you want to change the role for. Then, tap Make Presenter or Make Host.


If you enable Anyone Can Share when scheduling the meeting, participants can share content at any time. You can't disable this option during the meeting.

Change Participants' Displayed Names

As a host, you can change the displayed names for call-in users. Tap Participants and then tap and hold the participant who you want to change the name for. Tap Change Name and then edit their name for better identification.


If you change a participant's name, the change is reflected for all participants in the meeting.

Invite More Attendees

Tap Participants and then tap Invite . Tap Invite by Email, and then enter the email addresses for attendees who you want to invite, or you can tap Select Invitees to add attendees from your device's contacts. When finished, tap Done.

Search for Participants

To search for a specific participant, tap Participants

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. In the Search bar, enter the name of the participant. If the participant is connected to the meeting, they appear at the top of the list as you enter their name.

Share and Annotate Content

For more info on sharing content during a meeting from your Android device, see Share and Annotate Content During a Webex Meeting on Your Android Device.

Record a Meeting

To start a recording, tap More and then tap Record . While you record, you can tap More > Pause to pause the recording, and then More > Resume to continue recording.

When finished recording, tap More > Stop to end recording. After the meeting ends, you receive an email with information about accessing the recording.


You can edit recording names by going to the Recordings page, tapping More, and then tapping Edit Name.

Enable and Disable Audio-Only Mode

In Audio-only mode, you remain connected to the audio portion of a meeting and can't send or receive video. This way, you can save your device's battery life, and yourself from distractions during the meeting.

Your device can also automatically enable Audio-only mode if it detects that it's moving at faster than 25 miles per hour. For example, if you're driving while in a meeting, the app detects the device's movement and enables Audio-only mode. You can enable or disable this feature by going to More > Settings > General > Automatic Motion Detection.

While connected to the audio portion of the meeting, tap More > Audio-Only Mode. To disable Audio-only mode, either tap Back or swipe right.


If you enable Audio-only mode while muted, you remain muted.

The app can also detect if your device's battery will run out before an active meeting's scheduled end time, and offer to switch to Audio-only mode.

Use People Insights

See the following links for more info on using People Insights on your mobile device:

Lock and Unlock Your Personal Room

Participants can't enter your Personal Room when you're not there. Once you enter your Personal Room, you control access for who can enter.

To lock your Personal Room, tap More > Lock Room. To unlock your locked Personal Room, tap More > Unlock Room.


When you lock your Personal Room and a participant enters the lobby, a red indicator appears above Participants .

Manage Your Personal Room Lobby

To see the attendees waiting in your Personal Room lobby, tap Participants . Tap the participant to admit, and then tap Admit to allow them to join or Remove to prevent them from joining the meeting.

Leave or End a Meeting

If you're not the host of the meeting, tap End Meeting and then tap Leave Meeting. If you're the host of a meeting, you can completely end the meeting by tapping End Meeting and then tapping End Meeting.


If you're the host of a meeting and want to leave the meeting but let it continue, assign another participant host privileges.