The Webex App allows you to turn off your video after you have joined a meeting or a call in the event that you do not wish to show the video to others. The video you see in the app will still be from other people who have had it turned on, but you will not be able to see the video from them.
When your video is interrupted by something in your background, or if the meeting host has to step away from you, your video can be stopped.
Windows and Mac
If you join a meeting or call with video enabled, you will see a gray icon at the top of the screen when you join that meeting or call.
You can turn off your video by clicking the . When the icon on your screen turns red, it means that your video is turned off.
If your Webex account is set up in a certain way, you will have different call and video options available to you.
iPhone, iPad, Android
Turning off your video during a meeting or a conference call can be done by tapping the screen. When the icon turns red, then you know the video has been turned off, and you need to turn it on again.
When you are making a call, answering a call or joining a meeting, you can turn off your video if you prefer to do so. To learn more about joining a meeting with audio only or answering a call, click on Join a Meeting or Call with Audio Only.
In order to join a meeting or a call without video, you must click the No video button before you join or select No video before you join. It will show a blue icon if you have selected to join via video, which will indicate your video is on when you are joining with video.
The video can be turned off by clicking on the button below. Your video will turn gray when it is turned off, so you will be able to tell by the icon.
In case you would prefer, you can turn off your video before placing a call, participating in a meeting, or answering a call. To learn more about joining a meeting or a call with audio only, please visit the following page.
Frequently Asked Questions
What’s a Webex call?
In one easy-to-use solution, Webex comes with the ability to conduct conference calls, hold meetings, send messages, and facilitate team collaboration in order to empower teams of all sizes to get the job done. An easy-to-use management system. With the simplicity you expect, you can have the control you need.
Is Webex a phone call or video?
In addition to making audio and video calls with Webex App, you can also send and receive files. As a result, you don’t have to worry if you have a bad hair day or you need a phone call while on the go, as long as you don’t want to share video and don’t have a bad hair day. However, if you want to meet face-to-face when you’re ready, a video call is just a click away when you are ready!
Can I just call into a Webex meeting?
In order to be able to join the audio conference of the meeting, you must have the call-in information provided by someone in the meeting. Calling in to the meeting requires the call-in number and the meeting number, or an access code, in order for you to join the meeting. You can find the meeting number and a call-in number inside the invitation to the meeting in order to participate in the meeting.
What is the difference between Webex Calling and Webex meeting?
There are several benefits to Cisco Webex Calling over Cisco Webex Meetings, particularly that Cisco Webex Calling combines voice and video conferencing, team collaboration, and messaging in one unified communications platform, rather than being exclusively a web conferencing platform.
How do you make a Webex call?
Upon clicking the Join link in your email invitation, you will be able to choose the audio connection options that you want to use. Enter the phone number you would like Webex to call you at, including the area code, and select the number you would like Webex to contact you at.
What do I need for a Webex call?
If you choose to take part in a Webex video meeting, you can do so using any of the web browsers, Webex desktop or mobile applications, or even just by using your phone to participate in audio-only meetings. You will need the email invitation regardless of how you plan on joining, so begin by finding it and opening it.
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