Tour the 8x8 Meet interface

8x8 Meet offers an intuitive meeting interface that you can adapt to better suit your presentation or participation needs.

While in a meeting with 8x8 Meet, you have a variety of tools at your disposal to make your meetings more efficient. Share high-definition audio, video, and on-screen content, stream your meetings to a large audience, record meetings for future reference, and much more!

For details on 8x8 Meet features available to different user types, click here.

Meeting control Availability Description
(1)  / Expand/collapse Only apps Expand the app interface to navigate the rest of your app while in a meeting with 8x8 Meet, or collapse the app interface to use your entire app window for the meeting.
(2)  Mute/unmute All apps and browsers Mute or unmute your microphone. Unless disabled prior to joining a meeting from your app, by default, your microphone is enabled automatically when you join a meeting.
Click the arrow next to the Mute/unmute option to open a selection menu for your accessible audio devices.
(3) Start/stop camera All apps and browsers Share or stop sharing video from your camera. Unless disabled prior to joining a meeting from your app, by default, your video is switched on automatically when you join a meeting.
Click the arrow next to the Start/stop camera option to open a selection menu for your accessible video devices.
(4) Share screen Only desktop apps and desktop browsers Select which screen or application window to share in the meeting. The shared content you select will be made visible to everyone in the meeting until you toggle the control again to stop sharing your screen.
(5)  Open/close chat All apps and browsers Open or close the meeting chat panel. If you join via desktop browser and are asked to enter a chat nickname, enter your name for easy identification by other participants.
(not pictured) Toggle camera 8x8 Meet mobile app for iOS
(on all other mobile apps, found under More actions)
Toggle between your front and back-facing mobile cameras while sharing video.
(6)  Raise/lower hand All apps and browsers
(on mobile, found under More actions)
Make yourself more visible to a presenter by displaying a raised hand indicator on your participant tile. This allows you to request attention from the presenter without interrupting them, or even while you are muted. If your question is answered before the presenter calls on you, you can toggle the control off by clicking it again.
(7)  Tile view All apps and browsers
(on mobile, found under More actions)
Toggle between two views of your meeting screen:
  • The default view, which displays the current speaker or presenter in a large central tile, and all other participants in a tile strip on the side of the screen.
  • The tile view, which displays all participants in tiles of equal size.
(8) Invite people Only apps
(on mobile, found under More actions)

Want to invite more people to your meeting? Invite them ahead of time by sharing meeting details with participants regardless of user type, or, depending on your user type, invite them during the meeting:

  • As an 8x8 Work user: Invite participants by name (for company contacts), by dialing out to their phone during a meeting, or by copying meeting information to send to them.
  • As an 8x8 Meetuser: Invite participants by dialing out to their phone during a meeting, or by copying meeting information to send to them.
(9)  More actions All apps and browsers Open to access advanced meeting controls and settings, including the ability to:
(10)  Leave All apps and browsers Leave the meeting.