About 8x8 Meet /

8x8 Meet offers you a flexible web and audio conferencing experience that turns ordinary phone calls into productive meetings. Access a personal meeting space that can be used to schedule or instantly launch meetings, dial-in access from over 50 countries, meeting streaming to an unlimited audience, and much more!

Note: The content in this guide refers to versions 7.0 and newer of 8x8 Work for Desktop. If you're using a version prior to 7.0, see our content for versions 6.9 and older.


8x8 Meet is available to the following types of users:

  • 8x8 Meet with 8x8 Work: As a user in an organization that is an 8x8 Work customer, access the full functionality of 8x8 Meet!
  • 8x8 Meet: As an 8x8 Meet user, take advantage of a powerfully collaborative meeting experience!

Features in 8x8 Meet

Based on your user type, you have access to a different variety of features. For details on all features, see the feature lists for 8x8 Work and 8x8 Meet users!


8x8 Meet feature

8x8 Meet user

8x8 Work user

Unlimited free meeting access for up to 100 participants at a time

Access to a personal meeting space

Set a personalized meeting URL with your team’s name

Integration with your preferred calendar app

Make your meeting more secure by setting a passcode, randomizing your meeting URL, or enabling a pre-meeting lobby room to screen incoming participants

Access to a list of past meetings you attended, and meeting resources such as participant lists and audio transcripts

Invite participants by copying and sending meeting details

Invite participants via email address

Invite participants by dialing out to their phone number

Record meetings

Access meeting recordings on demand

(for 60 days after recording)

(unlimited time)

View real-time audio subtitles in meetings

(in English)

(in English)

Join a meeting via phone call internationally

Stream meetings live via YouTube

Share on-screen content with participants

(from desktop apps and browsers)

(from desktop apps and browsers)

Chat with participants publicly or privately

As a desktop app or browser participant, remotely control the desktop of a desktop app participant to walk them through a computer task they have a question on

(from desktop apps or browsers to desktop)

(from desktop apps or browsers to desktop)

As a team leader or administrator, access detailed analytics on your team's 8x8 Meet usage and quality

(as a team leader via admin settings)

(as an 8x8 Work admin via 8x8 Admin Console)

As a team leader or administrator, add your organization's branding to customize your meeting spaces

(as a team leader via admin settings)

(as an 8x8 Work admin via 8x8 Admin Console)

As a team leader or administrator, control whether people outside of your organization can access in-meeting moderator settings.

(as a team leader via admin settings)

(as an 8x8 Work admin via 8x8 Admin Console)

Empower the existing hardware of a conference room with 8x8 Meet capability via 8x8 Spaces

Automatically access all people in your organization for communication and collaboration via 8x8 Meet

Launch meetings from a chat with a contact or a group of contacts

Promote phone calls to meetings

Note: If you are an 8x8 Work user but your organization does not enable creating or joining meetings in 8x8 Work for Desktop, you do not have access to meetings from within 8x8 Work.