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Teaching Essentials

Joining a Webex Meeting

Overview

1. Prepare Equipment

You will need a good quality pair of headphones and a computer microphone. An external microphone and/or headset microphone is ideal but a laptop webcam/microphone will work.

2. Download and Install Webex Meetings

Go to https://www.webex.com/downloads.html to download and install Webex Meetings.

Please ensure that you test the Webex Meetings application with your equipment prior to your scheduled meeting.

3. Click the link to “Join Meeting” in your email or calendar

4. Use Webex Meetings

The installed Webex Meetings program should automatically start. If it does not, open the Webex Meetings application on your computer and join using the meeting number and password in the email.

Follow the instructions for help using Cisco Webex Meetings on your device.

Webex Meetings Instructions

Connect Audio

When you join a meeting, the Audio and Video Connection dialog box appears. If you don’t choose an audio connection at the start of your meeting, you can select Connect audio and video to go back to the Audio and Video Connection dialog box.

To connect your audio during a Webex meeting, you can use your computer, or a video device.

During a meeting, you can stop or start your audio connection at any time. From the meeting control panel, you can select Mute and Unmute to turn your audio on or off.

Start Your Video

When you join a meeting, the Audio and Video Connection dialog box appears. If you don’t choose a video connection at the start of your meeting, you can select Connect audio and video to go back to the Audio and Video Connection dialog box.

During a meeting, you can stop or start your video connection at any time. From the meeting control panel, you can select Switch camera device or stop my video and Start my video to turn your video on or off.

Recording Video

Click the Record button and select In the Cloud.