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Need "Tone" audio notification that someone is in the lobby waiting to enter the meeting. There is only a visual.

This is for the Visually impared IBMers who may miss the visual only notification

  • Guest
  • May 20 2020
  • Future consideration
  • Kelly Nelson commented
    5 Dec, 2022 12:55pm

    I have a go live bridge that is open from 8 - 10 hours on go live days. I spend most of the day sitting in the bridge with no one there. It's just an option for our clients. I will work on other things and minimize the WebEx to work on other things during this time. Not having the option for a pop up or a sound is extremely frustrating as sometimes I'll get calls or emails from clients telling me that they have been waiting. As mentioned in other comments, this needs to be a priority.

  • Joseph Fry commented
    5 Oct, 2022 06:02pm

    Why isn't this implemented yet. Also should pop up someting in the middle of the window that isn't easily ignored.

  • Tushar Agrawal commented
    13 Sep, 2022 07:56pm

    Yes this is an essential feature in my opinion and should have its own turn on/off setting because sometimes you may not want beeps for people who can enter without getting into the lobby while you still want to hear the beep for people who are required to go through the lobby.

  • Guest commented
    1 Aug, 2022 02:55pm

    The criticality of this feature cannot be overstated. E.g., I'm hosting a solid 7 hour "virtual office hours" for a critical enterprise system implementation, where addressing issues immediately is key. I can't effectively do other work because i have to constantly watch for participants entering the lobby. PLEASE implement! Thanks.

  • Guest commented
    29 Jun, 2022 02:53pm

    Easy on zoom. If you're sharing your screen, you don't notice the alert. Needs to be a sound (like a door bell).


  • Mark Robson commented
    13 Jun, 2022 11:14am

    100% needed now that the settings have changed for all exteral parties to sit in the lobby


  • karl Blachnicki commented
    4 Apr, 2022 02:24pm

    essential feature!

  • Vineet Kumar commented
    4 Apr, 2022 12:07pm

    Yes, this is must option and shd be enabled asap.

  • Guest commented
    25 Mar, 2022 05:35pm

    This is a must have feature, mainly when you are sharing and working on two screens.

  • Guest commented
    24 Mar, 2022 06:15pm

    Totally agree.

  • Guest commented
    2 Mar, 2022 05:14pm

    I need this feature too. I do not want a client just sitting in the lobby because I missed the visual notification.

  • Flemming Petersen commented
    16 Dec, 2021 01:32pm

    I second this. Especially the need for a more visible alert, as the host is not always monitoring this closely. For instance could be presenting. Maybe integrate into the Win10 Notifications.

  • Lauren Doninger commented
    23 Nov, 2021 02:21pm

    I REALLY need this feature!


  • Ian Dowglass commented
    19 Oct, 2020 03:21pm

    I totally support the need for an audible and visual alert for visitors waiting in the lobby. This is important if the host is working in other active windows and not the webex app

  • Diana Alvarez commented
    30 Aug, 2020 03:53pm

    I agree! An option for an audio tone would be wonderful.

  • Kalib Bernard commented
    21 May, 2020 05:05pm

    There needs to be a big flashing sign somewhere and not the micro text that can be easily ignored/overlooked.