Webinars in webcast view are only included with Webex Webinars subscriptions for 3000 or more users. Webinars in webcast view are not available for Webex for Government.

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Sign in to your Webex site and select Schedule a webinar.

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(Optional) If you have any saved webinar templates, select one from the Webinar templates drop-down menu.

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Add the following information:

  • Topic—Choose a topic that people will recognize and get excited about.
  • Date and time—Indicate when the webinar will be taking place. If you're inviting people from different time zones, click the Time zone planner so you can find a time that works best for everyone.
  • Maximum attendees—Choose the maximum number of attendees and whether you want a webinar in webcast view.

     

    For webinars that are larger than 10,000 attendees, Webcast view for attendees is required, and is automatically selected for you.

  • Panelists—Enter the email addresses of the people you’re inviting to help you run your webinar. You can have up to 500 panelists in your webinar. If they have an account on this site, you can select next to their name if you want them to be a cohost.
  • Webinar agenda—Add any context or details that you want your attendees to have about the upcoming webinar.
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In the Security section, add the following information:

  • Panelist password—Use the password that's provided or enter your own. Panelists must enter this password to be part of your webinar panel. If panelists don't enter this password when they join your webinar, they just join as an attendee.

     

    If a panelist has an account on the same site where the webinar is hosted, they'll just have to sign in. If they don't have an account on the same site, they'll be prompted to enter this panelist password.

    Check out Roles in Webex Webinars for information about the differences between the various roles.

  • Webinar password—Use the password that's provided or enter your own. Attendees must enter this password to join your webinar.
  • Join before host—Allow panelists and attendees to join your webinar and panelists to connect their audio before the webinar starts.
  • Require account—If you want attendees to have a Webex account on this site in order to join the webinar, check this check box.

    If you want to restrict the webinar to invited attendees only, check the check box. This will turn off webinar registration options.

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In the Audio connection options section, add the following information:

  • Audio connection type

     
    This audio connection type is only for the host, cohost(s), and panelists. Attendees can only use VoIP in webinars in webcast view.
    • Webex Audio—Choose to support call-in, call-back, and computer audio options. You can then also include toll-free and global call-in numbers and set entry and exit tones to hear when someone joins or leaves the webinar.

       
      When using Webex Audio with the Announce Name feature, panelists who select the Use computer for audio option can't record and announce their names
    • Use VoIP only—Limits the host, cohost(s), and panelists to using computer audio.
    • Other teleconference service—Allows you to enter third-party teleconference information.
    • None—No audio.
  • Mute panelist
    • Allow the host and cohosts to unmute participants (Moderated unmute mode)—Hosts and cohosts can unmute participants and SIP-based video devices directly without sending an unmute request.
    • Allow panelists to unmute themselves in the webinar—If you choose to mute panelists when they join, select this option to allow them to unmute themselves during the webinar.

      Don't select this option if you want only the host or cohost to be able to unmute panelists.

    • Always mute panelists when they join the webinar—Automatically mutes panelists when they join the webinar.
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To set up advanced options, such as requiring attendees to register, click Advanced options.

  1. Chat, Questions & Answers, and Polls are enabled by default for panelists and attendees. To disable any of these features, go to Scheduling options > Webinar options > Edit webinar options.

  2. Click the Panelists or Attendees tab, then uncheck the check boxes next to the options you want to disable.

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Click Schedule.

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To start your webinar in webcast view, connect your audio and video, then click Start Webinar.


 

When you start a webinar in webcast view, you're not yet streaming. Attendees cannot see or hear anything until you're streaming live.

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When you're ready to begin streaming, click Start Webinar, choose the streaming layout, then click Go Live.

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You can interact with attendees in several ways when hosting a webinar in webcast view. For more information, see Manage question and answer sessions in a webinar in webcast view and Manage polls in a webinar in webcast view. You can also disable these options if you don't want attendees to see them.

To stop streaming, click Stop Webinar, then click Stop to confirm.

 

This does not end the webinar in webcast view. To end the webinar in webcast view, click End Webinar, then click End live streaming when I leave.

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Open the Webex Meetings app on your mobile device.

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Go to your meeting list and tap Start next to your webinar in webcast view.


 

When you start a webinar in webcast view, you're not yet streaming. Attendees cannot see or hear anything until you're streaming live.

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Choose your audio and video settings.

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When you're ready to begin streaming, tap More optionsmore options icon, then tap Start Webcast.

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Choose the streaming layout, then tap Go Live.

To stop streaming, tap Stop Webinar, then tap Stop to confirm.

 

This does not end the webinar in webcast view. To end the webinar in webcast view, tap End Webinar for all.

You can host a webinar in webcast view using a video system connected to the Webex Meetings desktop app. For more information, see Connect to a video system from the desktop app.

You cannot host a webinar in webcast view directly from a video system.