Use the Webex desktop app to join your meeting from your Windows or Mac computer.

You'll be able to connect using computer audio and video, switch layouts between grid and active speaker views, chat, and share content.

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Open your email invite, and click Join.

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If this is the first time you're joining a Webex meeting, Webex automatically downloads the app. Click the installer file to install the app.


 

You can also download the Webex Meetings app manually.

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Enter your name and email address, and click Next.

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If you're asked for a meeting password, enter the meeting password - it's in your email invitation - and click Next.

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Next, you choose how you want to hear.

  • Use computer for audio (default) ̶ Use your computer with a headset or speakers.
  • Call in ̶ If you prefer to use your phone for audio, dail in when the meeting starts. A list of the global call-in numbers is available in your meeting invite. Choose this option if your Internet connection is slow.
  • Call me ̶ Enter a phone number and Webex calls you. Depending on your Webex plan, you may or may not see this option.
  • Don't connect audio̶ Use this option when you need to join a meeting and share content, and don't need audio. For example, you're in a conference room with your team, or someone already connected to the meeting from a video device.
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By default, your microphone and camera are turned off. The video and microphone buttons are both red.

To join with your video on, click Start video

To join with your microphone on, click Unmute

To connect to a compatible video device, click Use video system.

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Click Join Meeting.

If you're on the go, you can join your meeting from your Apple or Android phone, tablet or Apple watch using Webex mobile app.

You'll be able to use video, chat with other participants, and share content.

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Tap Join in your email invitation when it's time to join the meeting.

Tap Join
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Tap Download to install the Cisco Webex Meetings app and join the video conference.

To join the meeting by phone only, tap the number on your screen.

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Tap Open after the app is installed and accept the Terms of Service and Privacy Statement.

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Tap Join Meeting, enter the meeting number—it's in the email invitation—and tap Join.

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Enter the meeting password—it's in the email invitation—and tap OK.

When the Webex Meetings app opens, your video preview lets you see how you'll look to others before you join the meeting.
Use Internet for Audio
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Change your audio and video settings before joining your meeting.

  • Use Internet for audio (default) ̶ Use your phone with a headset or speakers.
  • Call in ̶ If you prefer to use your phone for audio, dail in when the meeting starts. A list of the global call-in numbers is available in your meeting invite. Choose this option if your Internet connection is slow.
  • Call me ̶ Enter a phone number and Webex calls you. Depending on your Webex plan, you may or may not see this option.
  • Don't connect audio̶ Use this option when you need to join a meeting and share content, and don't need audio. For example, you're in a conference room with your team, or someone already connected to the meeting from a video device.
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Click Connect to a device to join the meeting from a compatible video device.

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Tap Join.

Tap join

Use the web app to join a Webex meeting from your browser. This is the easiest way to join if you're using a Chromebook, a Linux computer, or you simply don't want to download anything.

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Open your email invite, and click Join.

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Webex starts preparing to connect you to your meeting. Select Join from your browser.

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Next, you choose how you want to hear.

  • Use computer for audio (default) ̶ Use your computer with a headset or speakers.
  • Call in ̶ If you prefer to use your phone for audio, dail in when the meeting starts. A list of the global call-in numbers is available in your meeting invite. Choose this option if your Internet connection is slow.
  • Call me ̶ Enter a phone number and Webex calls you. Depending on your Webex plan, you may or may not see this option.
  • Don't connect audio̶ Use this option when you need to join a meeting and share content, and don't need audio. For example, you're in a conference room with your team, or someone already connected to the meeting from a video device.
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By default, your microphone and camera are turned off. The video and microphone buttons are both red.

To join with your video on, click Start video

To join with your microphone on, click Unmute

To connect to a compatible video device, click Use video system.

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Click Join Meeting.

If you're experiencing bandwidth issues, this is the way to go.

When you dial into a meeting, you can hear everyone in the meeting, but won't be able to see anyone or what they share during the meeting.

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Open your meeting invitation and call one of the numbers under Join by phone. Depending on the host's meeting plan, your email invite provides a list of call-in numbers,

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Enter your meeting number and password - it's in your invite.

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Once you join the meeting, you'll be able hear everyone in the meeting but won't be able to see anything that's being shared.


 

Join using a compter or mobile device to see what's being shared in your meeting.

Frequently Asked Questions

You don't need a Webex account to join meetings that you're invited to. You do need an email invitation that provides the information you need to join the meeting.

Reach out to your meeting organizer for the invite.

Join a test meeting to make sure your audio and video devices work as expected before your meeting.

When you join a test meeting, it automatically downloads the Webex Meetings app - so it's easier to join your next meeting.

When you click the join link in your email invite, the Webex Meetings app automatically downloads. You can also download it from webex.com.

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  • You may not be the host or alternate host of the meeting. If you were invited to the meeting, request the host to record.

  • Recording may be disabled. Contact your Webex site administrator.

  • Your site may be out of recording space. Contact your Webex site administrator.

  • For free users, recording is currently only available from the desktop app. If you start a meeting from the web app using Chromebook, you can't record it.