Learn to use 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone

Familiarize yourself with the basics and features of 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone, and learn how you can experience 8x8 Video Meetings as:

  • A guest: Launch and join 8x8 Video Meetings at any time, and collaborate with up to 50 people at once!
  • A registered user: In addition to the above, take advantage of additional features specific to registered users, such as meeting recording, calendar app integration, making meetings more secure by adding a passcode, and much more!

Meet instantly as a guest

Looking for a collaboration tool that allows you to meet with your team instantly? 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone has your back! Launch a meeting in a single click at any time, and send colleagues the meeting URL to invite them to a powerful audio and video collaboration experience!

For access to additional features and the ability to organize your team, sign up for free at any time!

To launch a meeting as a guest:

  1. In your browser, open https://8x8.vc/.
  2. In the 8x8 Video Meetings page that opens, click Start meeting to launch a meeting via a randomized URL.

    Before you start your meeting, you can preview the randomized meeting name or enter a custom name for your meeting; for example, enter <BrainstormSession> to launch a meeting with a full URL of <8x8.vc/brainstormsession>.

    Important: If you enter a custom meeting name instead of using a randomized name, ensure that your meeting name is completely unique.

  3. Once you are in the meeting, simply copy the meeting URL in your browser bar and email or message it to the desired participants!

Register for 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone

Register as an 8x8 Video Meetings user at any time—for free!

Sign in with your email address to register. If you are a team leader and want to invite teammates and enable them to use 8x8 Video Meetings, then follow the steps here:

If you were invited to a team in 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone directly by a meetings admin, you register as a user from the email invite you receive. If your administrator enabled email domain detection, you can register manually as a user assigned to your organization’s existing team in 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone without needing to receive an email!

Next steps

Once you are registered:

  1. Meet instantly in your browser.
  2. For additional access to 8x8 Video Meetings, download:
  3. Schedule meetings.
  4. Join meetings.
  5. Learn about your in-meeting experience.