Cisco Webex Meetings App Commands for Slack

Use these commands with the Cisco Webex Meetings app to share a Join meeting button with your team for your Webex Personal Room meeting or Webex scheduled meeting, schedule a Webex meeting, or display a list of your upcoming meetings.

Command Description

/webex

Shares a Join Meeting button for your Webex Personal Room meeting in the channel, and provides a Start Meeting button that's visible only to you.

If you don't have a Webex Personal Room but you have a host account in Webex Meetings, a meeting is scheduled for the next nearest 5-minute interval, for example, if you use the command at 10:16 a.m., a meeting is scheduled at 10:20 a.m. The command shares a Join Meeting button for a Webex meeting in the channel, and provides a Start Meeting button that's visible only to you.

/webex [Personal Room host ID]

Shares a Join Meeting button for the Webex Personal Room meeting that is associated with the specified Personal Room ID, whether it’s your Personal Room ID or someone else’s.

/webex [meeting_number]

Shares a Join Meeting button for a scheduled Webex meeting that has the specified meeting number.

/webex [@display name]

Shares a Join Meeting button for the Webex Personal Room meeting that is associated with that Slack team member’s email address.

/webex recordings

Displays a list of up to 10 past recordings from Webex meetings that you hosted and recorded in the cloud. You can play or share the recordings in a channel. The list includes recordings from all the Webex sites that you use.

/webexhelp

Shows the available commands for the Cisco Webex Meetings app.

/webexhelp feedback

Displays the Feedback dialog box where you can submit feedback on an existing feature or request a new feature.

/webexhelp version

Displays the current version of your Cisco Webex Meetings app, Cisco Webex Meetings service bot, and Webex site.

/webexschedule

Displays the Schedule a Webex Meeting dialog box, which allows you to schedule a Webex meeting.

/webexschedule myroom

Displays the Personal Room Meeting dialog box, which allows you to schedule a meeting in your Personal Room.

/webexschedule [myroom] <today/tomorrow> <hh:mmAM/PM>

Schedules a 30-minute Webex meeting for today or tomorrow at the specified time, for example, /webexschedule today 10:00AM schedules a Webex meeting today from 10:00–10:30 a.m.

If myroom is included, a meeting is scheduled in your Webex Personal Room, for example, /webexschedule myroom tomorrow 1:00PM schedules a meeting in your Webex Personal Room tomorrow from 1:00–1:30 p.m.

If you schedule the meeting to start within the next 10 minutes, a Start Meeting button, which is visible only to you, is posted to the conversation.

/webexschedule list [today/tomorrow/week/month]

Example: /webexschedule list today

Displays a list of your upcoming Webex meetings today, tomorrow, the next 7 days, or the next 30 days. You can edit, cancel, start, or join a meeting from the list.

If you don't specify a time period, for example, /webexschedule list, the list includes Webex meetings upcoming in the next 30 days.

Start and Join Meetings

You can start Webex meetings that you schedule in Slack.

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Type /webexschedule list today in a channel or direct message to display a list of your upcoming meetings for today.

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In the list of meetings, click Start under the name of the meeting that you want to start.

The Start button appears up to 15 minutes before your scheduled meeting.

Your meeting opens in a new browser window.
You can use your Webex Personal Room to start instant meetings. If you don't have a Webex Personal Room but you have a host account in Webex Meetings, an instant meeting is scheduled.

The meeting is scheduled for the next nearest 5-minute interval, for example, if you click Call at 10:16 a.m., a meeting is scheduled at 10:20 a.m.

Go to the channel or conversation you want for the instant meeting and choose one of the following:

  • Type /webex.
  • Select Shortcuts > Start Webex meeting and select the conversation or channel for the meeting.

  • Click Call.
    Select Start a call with Cisco Webex Meetings

     

    Your team owner or administrator must enable calling in Slack using Cisco Webex Meetings for this option.

The meeting link appears in the channel or conversation you chose.

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Type /webexschedule list today in a channel or direct message to display a list of your upcoming scheduled Webex meetings for today. Click Join under the name of the meeting that you want to join.

When a Webex meeting starts in a channel that you're in, a meeting notification is posted in the conversation. You can click Join in the meeting notification to join the meeting.

The Join button appears up to 15 minutes before your scheduled meeting.

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Click Join on the page that opens in a new browser window.

Schedule and Manage Meetings

Before you begin


You can schedule Webex meetings and Personal Room meetings in Slack if your Webex administrator enabled Slack integration.

This feature requires Cisco Webex Meetings app version 2.0.2.0 or later, you can use the /webexhelp version command to check your app version. If your app version isn’t current enough, contact your Slack workspace administrator to upgrade the Cisco Webex Meetings app for Slack by reinstalling it.

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Do one of the following:

  • Standard Webex meeting—in a Slack channel or direct message, type /webexschedule.

    If you prefer to use shortcuts, click Shortcuts > Schedule meeting and select a conversation or channel for the meeting.

  • Personal Room meeting—in a Slack channel or direct message, type /webexschedule myroom.

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In the Schedule a Webex Meeting or Personal Room Meeting dialog box, enter the required information for your meeting and click Schedule.

The meeting information is added to the channel or direct message so that others can see the details.

A notification appears in the channel or direct message when the meeting starts, when someone joins or leaves the meeting, and when the meeting ends.

You can edit or cancel Webex meetings that you scheduled. You cancel but not edit Personal Room meetings that you scheduled.

Find the scheduled Webex meeting that you want to edit or cancel. You can type /webexschedule list in a channel or direct message to display a list of your upcoming meetings.

  • Edit a meeting—click Edit next to the meeting and edit the required information and click Save.

    Edit Your Webex Meeting dialog box
  • Cancel a meeting—click Cancel under the name of the meeting you want to cancel, then click OK.

You can show a list of your upcoming scheduled Webex meetings for today, tomorrow, the next 7 days, or the next 30 days.

Choose one of the following:

  • Type /webexschedule list [today/tomorrow/week/month] in a channel or direct message.

    For example, to display a list of your upcoming meetings for tomorrow, type /webexschedule list tomorrow.

    If you don't specify a time period, for example, if you type /webexschedule list, our app displays a list of upcoming meetings for the next 30 days.

  • Select Shortcuts > Show upcoming meetings and select the channel or conversation to view the meetings list.

The list shows up to 10 upcoming meetings.

Meeting Notifications and User Status

Learn about the notifications and reminders you get for your Webex meetings in Slack.


To use the meeting reminders and in-progress notifications features, make sure that you've installed a version of the Cisco Webex Meetings app for Slack from August 1, 2019 or later. If you installed the app before that date, contact your Slack workspace administrator to upgrade the Cisco Webex Meetings app for Slack by reinstalling it.

You'll receive a meeting reminder when you're hosting or are invited to a Webex meeting scheduled in a channel. The reminder appears in the channel 10 minutes before the meeting is scheduled to start.

Meeting reminder

Meeting reminders only appear for meetings scheduled in channels. They don't appear for meetings scheduled in direct messages.

If the meeting was scheduled less than 10 minutes before its start time, you won't receive a meeting reminder, instead you receive a private message.

When a Webex meeting starts in a channel that you're in, a meeting notification is posted in the conversation. You can click Join in the meeting notification to join the meeting. The notification updates in real time to show the duration of the meeting and the profile photo of each person who joins the meeting.

After the meeting ends, the notification updates to show when the meeting ended, the meeting duration, and how many people joined the meeting.

Notifications appear for Webex meetings and Personal Room meetings that are started by using the Call button or the /webex command or scheduled by using the /webexschedule command.


This feature requires Cisco Webex Meetings app version 2.0.4.0 or later, you can use the /webexhelp version command to check your app version. If your app version isn’t current enough, contact your Slack workspace administrator to upgrade the Cisco Webex Meetings app for Slack by reinstalling it.

This feature is available for workspaces that are on a paid plan.

In Slack, you can see when members of your workspace are in a Webex meeting that was started from Slack. This makes it easy to know if others are available to respond to messages.

In the sidebar, the telephone receiver emoji next to someone’s display name indicates that they’re in a Webex meeting that was started from Slack.

In a conversation, the phrase, " In a Webex meeting" appears next to someone’s display name when they’re in a Webex meeting that was started from Slack.

Play and Share Recordings


This feature requires Cisco Webex Meetings app version 2.0.2.0 or later, you can use the /webexhelp version command to check your app version. If your app version isn’t current enough, contact your Slack workspace administrator to upgrade the Cisco Webex Meetings app for Slack by reinstalling it.

When the meeting host records a Webex meeting that they scheduled from Slack, a recording notification is posted in the conversation, sometime after the meeting ends. The notification includes the meeting topic, date, time, duration, and a Play Recording button.

There are two ways to access your list of recordings:

  • You can use the /webex recordings command in a channel or conversation.

  • You can use the shortcut by clicking Shortcuts > List recordings and selecting a channel or conversation to view the list.

Both choices display a list of up to 10 past recordings from Webex meetings that you hosted and recorded in the cloud in the past 10 days. From this list, you can play a recording or share it in a channel. The list is visible only to you and includes recordings from all the Webex sites that you use.

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To play a recording. do one of the following:

  • Select Play Recording in the recording notification when it's posted in the conversation.
  • Select Play Recording under the title of the recording that you want to play from your recordings list.
The recording opens in a new browser window.
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To share a recording:

  1. Select Share Recording under the title of the recording that you want to share from your recordings list.

  2. Select or type the channel where you want to share the recording, and select Share.