This feature is supported on Webex Meetings and Webex Webinars. On Webex App, this feature is available on our Video Mesh-ready meeting platform.

In meetings, any attendee can be moved or exchanged between breakout sessions.

In webinars, only the host, cohosts, and panelists can be moved or exchanged between breakout sessions.

  • In meetings, the host and cohosts can also move or exchange attendees between breakout sessions.
  • In both meetings and webinars, the host and cohosts can move between breakout sessions.

1

If the Breakout session assignments dialog box isn't already open, click Breakout sessions to open it.

Breakout sessions button

 

Only one host or cohost can have the Breakout session assignment dialog box open at a time.

2

In the list of breakout sessions, locate and hover over the attendee that you want to move or exchange.

3

Do one of the following:

  • Click Move to to move the attendee to another breakout session, and then select the breakout session.

    To move the attendee to a new breakout session, click New breakout session.

  • Click Exchange to swap the attendee with an attendee in another breakout session, and then select the attendee you want to exchange.

If you move an attendee after the breakout sessions have started, the attendee sees a message on their screen.

iOS

1

Tap More Options More options > Breakout Session.


 

If the Breakout Session button is unavailable, someone else is editing the breakout sessions. Ask the host or cohost if they're making changes.

2

In the list of breakout sessions, tap the attendee that you want to move or exchange.

3

Do one of the following:

  • Tap Move to to move the attendee to another breakout session, and then tap the breakout session.
    Move to

    To move the attendee to a new breakout session, tap New Session.

  • Tap Exchange to swap the attendee with an attendee in another room, and then tap the attendee.
    Exchange
1

Tap More > Advanced > Breakout Session.

2

In the list of breakout sessions, tap the attendee that you want to move or exchange.

3

Do one of the following:

  • Tap Move to to move the attendee to another breakout session, and then tap the breakout session.
  • Tap New Session to move the attendee to a new breakout session.

  • In webinars, the host and cohosts can only move panelists between breakout sessions.
  • In both meetings and webinars, the host and cohosts can move between breakout sessions.

1

If the Breakout session assignments dialog box isn't already open, click Breakout sessions to open it.

Breakout sessions button

 

Only one host or cohost can have the Breakout session assignment dialog box open at a time.

2

In the list of breakout sessions, locate and hover over the panelist or cohost you want to move or exchange.

3

Do one of the following:

  • Click Move to to move the cohost or panelist to another breakout session, and then select the breakout session.

    To move the panelist to a new breakout session, click New breakout session.

  • Click Exchange to swap the panelist with a panelist in another breakout session, and then select the panelist you want to exchange.

If you move a panelist after the breakout sessions have started, the panelist sees a message on their screen.

1

Tap More > Advanced > Breakout Session.

2

In the list of breakout sessions, tap the panelist that you want to move or exchange.

3

Do one of the following:

  • Tap Move to to move the panelist to another breakout session, and then tap the breakout session.
  • Tap New Session to move the panelist to a new breakout session.