To connect your Skype for Business application to the meeting, you must obtain a Skype for Business video address specific to your application. As a matter of fact, Microsoft Lync was formerly known as Microsoft Skype for Business.
On the meeting information page, on the email invitation to the meeting, or on the page of your own Webex Personal Room, you will find all the information you need for starting and joining the meeting.
- Make sure that you are logged into your Skype for Business account.
- By selecting the Camera button on the screen, you will be able to dial the appropriate video address:
When using Cisco Webex for a standard meeting: You can reach the meeting at 123456789@/webex.com or by sending a meeting number to the above address.
Meetings in Cisco Webex Personal Rooms can be scheduled in the following ways: In this case, we will use the following address as an example: email@example.com for the PMR ID.
- If you are prompted to enter a password for the meeting, please enter a numeric value.
- There is no need to use a numeric password for a Webex standard meeting; the password is required only for a Webex personal meeting.
- Let’s start a video call.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I start a Cisco Webex meeting?
1. In order to join a scheduled meeting, click the “Join” button on the app’s My Meetings page or in the notification you receive from the app. 2. Using the Start Meeting button, your own room will be available for you to have an ad hoc meeting.
How do I join a Cisco Webex team meeting?
It appears that right before the start of a Microsoft Teams meeting in which Webex devices are included, a join button will appear on the device as soon as it is scheduled. Alternatively, users can also join by simply clicking a button on their device if they have the Webex app installed on their device. If you decide to join the meeting either way, you simply need to tap the Join button.
How do I join a Webex meeting for the first time?
In the email invite you received, you will find a link to the Join WebEx meeting that you need to click on. 2. It will automatically download the app to your device if this is your first time participating in a WebEx meeting. To install the app, click on the installer file and follow the instructions.
Do I need an app for Webex to join a meeting?
It is still possible to join the meeting using a browser if you cannot download the installer beforehand. Using your web browser, you are able to launch the application without having to install anything.
Do you need a Webex account to join a meeting?
In any case, if you haven’t downloaded the Webex Meet app on your phone, it will open a web page in your browser asking you to do so. Click on the link for the meeting again, after you have downloaded the app, to join the meeting. Creating an account is not necessary in order to participate in a Webex meeting. In order to enter the meeting lobby, you will only need to enter your name and email ID.
How do I join a Webex meeting on Skype?
The first step in using Skype for Business (Lync) is to open the application. If you’re joining a scheduled Webex meeting, you need to dial the appropriate video address, which is: conferencenumber.sitename@lync.Webex.com (For example, 123456789.example@lync.Webex.com)
How do I join a Cisco Webex meeting from my desktop?
Joining a meeting is as simple as entering the meeting link, meeting number, or video address in the Join a Meeting field, then clicking Join, and you will be automatically invited to that meeting. In the Upcoming Meetings list, next to the name of the meeting, click the Join button to join the meeting. Before the scheduled start of the meeting, you will be able to join by clicking on the Join button.
What software do I need to join a Webex meeting?
Using the web app, you are able to join a meeting right from your browser. If you are using a Chromebook, or if you are using a Linux computer, or you don’t wish to install any software or download anything, then this option is for you. Did you know you can use it even if you don’t own a Chromebook? Click on the Join Meeting button in your email invitation after you have opened the email. As soon as you click on the Webex icon, your meeting will begin to be prepared for you to connect.
Do I need to download Webex before a meeting?
It is necessary to install a WebEx extension on your computer in order to be able to participate in a WebEx session. Installing the WebEx extension prior to the start of the meeting is possible at any time. As long as you are using the same computer and browser for future sessions, once you have downloaded it for a specific browser, you will not have to download it again for subsequent sessions.
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