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.
While you’re muted, an icon remains on the screen letting you know that no one in the meeting can hear you. This icon appears even when the meeting controls
If you use internet for audio and have notifications for Webex Meetings turned on, you can mute or unmute yourself from your
device lock screen.
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
. To unmute all participants, tap .
Only the host of a meeting can mute and unmute other participants.
As a host of a scheduled Webex meeting, you can select Mute On Entry to enable participants being on mute when they join a meeting. This feature is available for Webex Meetings and Training.
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.
As a host of a scheduled Webex meeting, you can turn off Anyone Can Share to enable only the presenter to share content during meetings.
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.
Record a Meeting
To start a recording, tap More
and then tap Record
. While you record, you can tap to pause the recording, and then to continue recording.
When finished recording, tap
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 the battery life of your device, and yourself from distractions during the meeting.
While connected to the audio portion of the meeting, tap Back or swipe right.
. To disable Audio-only mode, either tap
If you enable Audio-only mode while muted, you remain muted.
The app can also detect if the battery of your device 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
. To unlock your locked Personal Room, tap .
When you lock your Personal Room and a participant enters the lobby, a red indicator appears above Participants
As a host of a scheduled Webex meeting you can lock your meeting to control who can join your meeting.
To lock your scheduled meeting, tap
. To unlock your scheduled meeting, tap . This feature is available for Webex Meetings and Training.
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.