This feature is available on WBS 40.8 sites and later.

Hosts and participants can change the video layout any time during the meeting or event.

Grid View is ideal for collaboration because participants can see up to 25 participants at the same time, with up to 6 of those 25 video streams coming from video systems.. It's the default layout for Webex Meetings when no content is being shared.

Grid view

Active Speaker and Thumbnail View displays whoever is speaking in the primary video, while allowing participants to see up to five thumbnail videos of other participants. It's the default layout for Webex Events when no content is being shared.

Active Speaker and Thumbnail view

When content is shared, the default view is Active Speaker and Thumbnail View.


Choosing the default video layout doesn't affect the layout on video devices.

1

From the customer view in https://admin.webex.com, go to Services, and under Meeting, select Sites.

2

Choose the Webex site that you want to change the settings for, and then click Configure Site.

3

Under the service to change, select Default Options, and then scroll down to Default Options.

4

For Webex Meetings, choose the default video layout from the Default meeting's video layout drop-down list.

Default meeting's video layout setting

For Webex Events, choose the default video layout from the Default event's video layout drop-down list.

Default even'ts video layout setting
5

Click Update.

1

Choose one:

  • For Webex Meetings, sign into Webex Site Administration, and then go to Configuration > Webex Meetings.
  • For Webex Events, sign into Webex Site Administration, and then go to Configuration > Webex Events > Options.
2

Scroll down to Default Options.

3

For Webex Meetings, choose the default video layout from the Default meeting's video layout drop-down list.

Default meeting's video layout setting

For Webex Events, choose the default video layout from the Default event's video layout drop-down list.

Default event's video layout setting
4

Click Update.