Cisco Webex How-To

Cisco Webex is a web conferencing platform that enables you to collaborate virtually for meetings, classes or events.

Getting started with Webex?

See Webex essentials for working remotely to quickly learn

  • Scheduling
  • How to start or join a meeting
  • How to set your audio and video preferences
  • How to share your screen

Schedule Webex meetings from Outlook

You can schedule Webex meetings from Outlook by installing Webex Productivity Tools.

Access Webex

McGill staff and faculty can schedule and create meetings either through a web browser or the Cisco Webex Meetings Desktop App.

From the web

  1. Go to https://mcgill.webex.com.
  2. Click the Sign in button.
  3. Enter your McGill email address.
  4. Enter your McGill credentials on the sign in page.

From your desktop

Once logged in to https://mcgill.webex.com, you will be provided with the option to download the Cisco Webex Meetings desktop app, which will allow you to start and join meetings without going to the Webex site.

From a mobile app

  1. Download the mobile app.
  2. Open the app and click the Sign in button.
  3. Enter your McGill email address and click Next.
  4. Select the site mcgill.webex.com
  5. You will be taken to the McGill credentials page. Enter your McGill credentials and click Sign in to complete the process.

Support and training

  • Visit the Webex Help Center for self-serve training resources or to request live support.
  • Contact the IT Service Desk for access/authentication issues.
  • Register for LRN 610 for instructor-led training on web conferencing.
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