Install Cisco Webex Add-In

What You Need

  • System requirements:

    • Mac—MacOS 10.10 or later

    • Windows PCs—Windows 10 or later

  • Webex account—For more information, see https://www.webex.com/products/teams/index.html.

  • Microsoft Office 365 subscription

  • Supported Microsoft versions:

    • Microsoft Excel, Word, or PowerPoint desktop version 16.0.6868 or later

    • Microsoft Excel, Word or PowerPoint Online

For more information on Webex Add-In, see Webex in the Microsoft AppSource.

You can install the Webex add-in once using either Microsoft Excel, Word or PowerPoint and then the add-in is available on the other Microsoft Office applications. The following steps apply to Microsoft Word and can also be applied to Microsoft Excel or PowerPoint.

1

Open a Microsoft Word document, click Insert, click the arrow beside Add-ins and then choose Get Add-ins.

2

Choose the Store tab, enter Webex and click Search.

If you don't see Webex listed in the search results, contact your IT administrator for access.

3

Click Get it now for Webex and follow the instructions to install the Add-in.

4

In Microsoft Word, click Home and then click Webex in the ribbon menu.

5

Sign in with your Webex credentials.

Webex shows the spaces that you're a member of.

You can do the following with Webex:

  • View your recent spaces in Webex

  • Click Search and enter a space name to search for an existing Webex space.

  • Create a new space, click on , enter a name and then add people to the space.

  • Webex remembers the space you were in while working on a document, then the next time you open this Microsoft Word document and you open the Webex add-in, Webex automatically opens that space again.

  • You can sign out from Webex, click on your profile picture and then click Sign Out.

Tips About Using Webex Add-In for Microsoft Office 365

  • You can only see messages for spaces where you are a participant.

  • You can run the add-in only for the supported Microsoft Office 365 applications - Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint.

  • The add-in works best on the latest version of Microsoft Office 365. You can check for updates, click Help > Check for Updates.

  • You can add people one at a time to spaces, make sure to click Enter after adding their email address. After they are added, you can see their profile pictures.

  • Your administrator or IT department can silently and centrally deploy the add-in to your Microsoft Office 365 organization. For more information, see Determine if Centralized Deployment of add-ins works for your organization.