Join a meeting using ‘Run a temporary application’
How do I join Webex meetings without installing a browser plug-in or extension?
How do I join a meeting without ActiveX from the browser?
Using the ‘Run a temporary application’ option will enable you to join Webex meetings even if your browser extensions (Chrome, Firefox) cannot load.
To join meetings using ‘Run a temporary application’:
You will be able to join the meeting by visiting the join page.
Then click on the Join button.
If you put your mouse over the link to Run a temporary application, you will be taken to a new page that appears:
Depending on your browser, you can choose from the following options:
As soon as the prompt window appears, click on the Save File button:
You can then click on the downloaded .EXE file by clicking on the arrow in the upper-right corner of the browser window.
To run the .EXE file, click the .EXE file in the lower-left corner of the browser:
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I run Webex as temporary application?
An add-on installation window may appear when you join or start a Webex meeting. Admin rights are required to install the add-on, so you cannot use it without them.
The temporary application will be run once you click on it
Download the file and save it to your Downloads folder
A temporary application will be launched when you click on run.
Why can’t I join my Webex meeting?
Try this: Navigate to https://signin.webex.com if you cannot start or join a meeting with the meeting invitation link. In the Meeting Number field, enter the number of the meeting, session, or event. The meeting password should be entered along with your name and email address.
How do I join a meeting number in Webex?
You can access Webex by going to https://www.webex.com. To join a meeting, click the button on the top right corner.
In the field Enter the meeting information field, type the name of the meeting, group session, or event number, and then click the Enter key.
Please enter the password for the meeting.
Make sure to enter your email address and name.
Can a Webex meeting run without the host?
The ‘Join before the host’ feature enables attendees to join a meeting before the host is in attendance, even if the host himself is not present. In the event that this setting is enabled, there may be unintended consequences, among them the misuse of minutes during teleconferences. Webex standard sites are the only sites that can be configured with this setting.
How do I join a Webex meeting automatically?
When using a Webex room or desk device, or a standards-based video system, tap the Join button in order to join the meeting. The meeting will be automatically joined once you click the join button. As long as your app is set up to connect automatically with room devices, you will be able to automatically join the meeting once someone joins it from a device in the room.
How long before a Webex meeting can you join?
It is possible to select an option on this menu that reads ‘Attendees can join up to [ ] minutes before the planned time’ by checking the box. During the meeting you can choose whether you would like to enable this feature to enable it for the meeting, then you can choose how soon the guests can join before the host, with a maximum of 15 minutes allowed.
How do I join a Webex meeting without a meeting number?
Whenever the time comes for you to join the meeting, open the email invitation and click the Join Meeting link. Click on the Join Meeting button once you have entered your name and email address. A desktop app installer for Webex Meetings is downloaded to your computer.
Can attendees join a Webex meeting before the host?
The following steps can be taken in the site admin to enable Join Before Host:
Click on the Configuration tab, then the Common Site Settings tab, then the Options tab. During the process of scrolling down, you will find the Security Options section, which then has a subsection named Meetings:. You can check the box in the Meetings, Training and Events section that allows attendees or panelists to join before the event is hosted.
How do I join a Webex meeting without logging in?
In Cisco Webex Meetings Online, there is an option called “Join as a Guest”. What does that mean?
In the Participants panel for your meeting, you will see the name you entered in the name field. Your email address and the meeting password (if necessary) can also be entered in this field.
You will find a button that says ‘Join’. Click it.
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