How to Prevent Participants from Turning on Their Video

You would like a meeting but no video option for the participants just audio. You do want the presenter/host of the meeting to have video.

Getting Started

  • NOTE - You need to do this at the time of the meeting (after launching the meeting as a Host/Cohost).


  • Navigate to the top menu bar and choose Meetings -> Options -> General tab -> check box for allowing or not allowing video for participants
  • Click APPLY
Turn Video off on Webex for Participants

  • Navigate to the top menu bar and choose Webex Meetings -> Preferences -> Tools -> uncheck Allow all participants to turn on video.
  • Click OK

Turn off video on a mac

Turn Off video on Mac screen 2

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Keywords:webex, prevent video, turn off, not allow, stop video, video, webex video, video options, turn off video for participants   Doc ID:88399
Owner:Shawn T.Group:Cisco Webex
Created:2018-12-12 11:49 CSTUpdated:2021-06-03 10:30 CST
Sites:Cisco Webex, DoIT Help Desk
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