The Webex Productivity Tools can be removed at any time if you decide that you no longer wish to have them installed on your computer.
End of Support for Mac Productivity Tools
In mid-May, Microsoft plans to block injection-based plugins on Mac Outlook which means that the final release of Productivity Tools for Mac will be 41.5. Customers who are using Microsoft Outlook for Mac are encouraged to move over to Cisco Webex Scheduler to use Webex.
It is important to note that Webex Productivity Tools is not the same as the Webex Meetings desktop app that was released with version 39.10. Taking into account the latest version of Productivity Tools, there will no longer be integration support for IBM Lotus Notes, IBM Sametime, Microsoft Lync, Internet Explorer, and Skype for Business.
Uninstall Webex Productivity Tools from Windows
Using the Start menu commands or by using the Control Panel, you are able to uninstall Webex Productivity Tools at any time you want.
You can uninstall the Productivity Tools and all shortcuts associated with it from your computer by uninstalling it. In the Preferences dialog box, when you click on the Productivity Tools tab, you have the option of keeping some Productivity Tools but disabling others.
The following methods are available for you to choose from:
The simplest way to uninstall Webex Productivity Tools is to select it from your Start menu and choose Uninstall from the list of available options.
By using the Control Panel, you can uninstall Webex Productivity Tools by following these steps:
Go to Start > Settings > Control Panel and select it.
Click on the Programs and Features tab.
Select the Webex Productivity Tools you would like to use.
Then select Uninstall from the menu.
- If you accept the uninstall request, Webex Productivity Tools will be uninstalled. Make sure you select Yes to confirm this.
Uninstall Webex Productivity Tools from the Mac
End of Support for Mac Productivity Tools
In mid-May, Microsoft plans to block injection-based plugins on Mac Outlook which means that the final release of Productivity Tools for Mac will be 41.5. Customers who are using Mac Outlook on Macs will need to keep the Cisco Webex Scheduler when using Webex.
It is important to note that Webex Productivity Tools is not the same as the Webex Meetings desktop app that was released with version 39.10. From version 41.2 onwards, Productivity Tools will no longer be able to integrate with IBM Lotus Notes, IBM Sametime, Microsoft Lync, Internet Explorer, or Skype for Business.
- From the Finder, choose Go > Applications, then choose Webex > Productivity Tools > Uninstall, and then click the Uninstall button.
Your password may be asked when you try to log in.
- Click on the OK button.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I Uninstall Webex productivity tools on Mac?
Go to Finder and select Go > Applications, then choose Webex > Productivity Tools > Uninstall. If you are asked for a password, please enter it. Then click on the OK button.
How do I completely Uninstall Webex?
The Webex Meetings Desktop App can be easily uninstalled from your computer if you no longer wish it to be installed on your computer and no longer wish to use its features. Go to the Start menu > Settings > Apps on your computer and select Apps from the list. You will need to select the Webex Meetings Desktop App. Choose the Uninstall option from the menu.
How do I install Webex productivity tools?
Access your Webex site by logging in to it. Select Downloads from the navigation bar on the left side of the screen. Choose Download from the Cisco Webex Productivity Tools section on the Downloads page of the Cisco Webex web page.
How do I update Webex productivity tools?
The Productivity Tools will be automatically updated when Microsoft Outlook is restarted. It is possible to manually check for updates by clicking Schedule Meeting > More > Check for Updates in the group for Webex from the Home ribbon in Microsoft Outlook.
How do I enable Webex productivity tools in Outlook?
Is there a way to add Webex to the toolbar in Outlook?
If you open Outlook, go to the “File” tab and click on “Options”
On the left side of the screen, click on “Add-Ins”
In the Manage drop-down menu, select “Disabled Items” and click the “Go” button to get to the disabling pages
If you click on “Enable” at the bottom of the “Disabled Items” window, you will see that “Cisco Webex Meetings” will be enabled.
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