How to host an audio-only Webex meeting

This article details how to use the Join by phone information in a Personal Room to host a phone conference without the need for the web interface.

If you are using audio-only conferencing, creating a personal conferencing number will be extremely helpful for scheduling and/or delegating hosted meetings.You can create and store up to three Personal Conference number accounts. When scheduling a Personal Conference meeting, select one of your Personal Conference number accounts to use for the audio portion of the Personal Conference meeting. You can also use your Personal Conference number account to start an instant audio conference from any phone without scheduling it first. For each account, you can generate host and attendee access codes.

Your Personal Conference number account also specifies the host access code that you want to use to start the audio portion of the Personal Conference meeting, and the attendee access codes that attendees can use to join the audio portion of the meeting.

You can delete a Personal Conference account at any time.

To set up your personal conferencing account:

1. Login to your account: uichicago.webex.com

2. Go to My WebEx > Preferences in the Classic View (Modern View is the default).

 red box around classic view

3. Next to the Audio section, select Set up.

click Preferences, then audio setup

4. Under Personal Conferencing, select Generate account.

You can create up to three Personal Conferencing accounts. Personal Conferencing accounts include a host access code that is used to start the audio portion of a Personal Conference meeting. They also include an attendee access code so others can join. Select one of your Personal Conferencing accounts when scheduling a Personal Conference meeting. You can also use one of these accounts to start an instant Personal Conference meeting from any phone, without first scheduling it.
You can delete a Personal Conferencing account at any time.

Example of Personal Conferencing Accounts

5. Select Save.

 

 





Keywords:audio conference, meeting, telephone conference   Doc ID:81148
Owner:William S.Group:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
Created:2018-03-27 09:40 CDTUpdated:2018-08-23 21:58 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois at Chicago ACCC
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