Webex Personal Rooms

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Your Personal Room

Your Webex Personal Room is a virtual meeting space that functions like your personal office. You can quickly invite colleagues and collaborators to participate in meetings without needing to schedule in advance.

Personal Rooms are ideal for:

Your Personal Room is located at a static URL, and its video address and call-in numbers do not change. If users enter your room early for a meeting or your room is locked, they will be directed to a virtual waiting room. 

WebEx Personal Room Interface

Once you enter your Personal Room, you will see a streamlined interface with easy to use controls.

You can view meeting information by clicking the Meeting Information icon in the upper left corner of the room. Other meeting controls are located at the bottom of the room, including:

In the right pane of the room, a list of participants will be displayed.


Set up a Personal Room pIN

When you start a Webex meeting in your Personal Room you will be identified as the host. To host and manage meetings in your Personal Room, you will need a Personal Identification Number (PIN) .

  1. Log into UMD Webex.
  2. A host PIN will be assigned to you when you log into Webex. This PIN  
  3. You can change this at any time by going to My Webex > Preferences > My Personal Room from the Classic View Dashboard. 


Start a Personal Room meeting

You can start a Personal Room meeting in several ways once you have logged into Webex:


Join a Personal Room meeting

You can join a Personal Room meeting by

After accepting the invitation or entering the meeting URL or host ID, click Join. Then, select your audio connection.


Invite people to your Personal Room

You can invite participants to your Personal Room with the Personal Room URL or the Invite and Remind tool:

Share your URL

To find the URL, Go to My Webex > Preferences > My Personal Room. Share the URL via your preferred communication method.

Invite and Remind

From the Meeting Controls in your Personal Room, click Invite and Remind and follow the prompts. 
NOTE: A CAPTCHA completion is required the first time attendees enter a Personal Room on your site.


Leave your Personal Room

To leave your Personal Room or end a meeting, click End Meeting. Once the host leaves, the meeting ends. The host can pass the host role to another participant, keeping the meeting from ending.