Webex is an all-in-one business communication app that includes a rich feature set, including placing and receiving audio and video calls with colleagues. You can get Webex for your computer, mobile device, or web browser. Install it on multiple devices and switch between them, hassle-free. Your content stays in sync because everything is stored in the cloud. This guide provides instructions on how to install Webex onto your Windows computer and covers the application’s main features.
To download the Webex app to your computer, you must first activate the email address that you want to use with your ProConnect account with Cisco. Ask your site administrator or account manager for your activation link.
Note: You only have to do this the first time you log in to your Webex account. Activation links your email address to your ProConnect account.
Note: If you have forgotten your password, contact your company administrator to have it reset.
Once you are logged in, you can see your Webex Dashboard, where you can create a Space, initiate chats, make phone calls, access your calendar, join meetings, and more.
Welcome to Webex!
Some of the main areas of this application:
In the app header, click your profile to update your picture or name, access your settings and preferences, and set your availability.
In the app header, click search, meet, and call to search through the history of your conversations to find people you're talking to, spaces you're in, messages you received, and files you need.
People and Spaces appear on the main screen after login. Click the Messaging icon at any time to return to this screen. At the top, are your latest active spaces. If you've been added to a new team or space by anyone, you'll see it here too. You will see a bold space name when someone has posted a new message in the space.
Use the Navigation Menu to switch easily among your message, team, call, and meeting views. Messages appear by default, but your teams, contacts, calls, and meetings are just a click away.
Your group work takes place in spaces, either in groups or in direct messages with another person. At the top of any space is a helpful activity menu that organizes the information you’ve shared.
Your profile depicts only your initials within a circle before you upload one. To upload your picture:
Note: If you already have a profile picture, click Change Picture to change your current image.
You can change the name of your Webex Profile to show your preferred name. To update your display name:
Create and post the status you want so that your colleagues know what you're up to. To set a custom status: