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Allow the host to rename the participant.

We are using a naming convention to properly identify the participant during large meetings. People attending in the first time does not know how to change their display name.

  • James Manalad
  • Nov 10 2020
  • Future consideration
  • Brian Kelly commented
    19 Aug, 2022 12:53pm

    The host or co-host also needs the ability to rename any participant, even those call-in numbers or conference rooms. It's difficult to identify participants especially with large groups with same first names. I want the ability to do this as host or co-host to all participants.

  • Vasanth Kumar commented
    6 Apr, 2021 09:12pm

    This is a very frequently asked use case by the Courtroom system:

    Feedback from Riverside Courts - "The Judicial Officers have requested that participants are given an easier way to rename themselves while already in the meeting. I know Webex will let a participant rename themselves in the pre-join lobby however, explaining how to do that to a potential juror who has never used Webex is very difficult. The current process to rename yourself in Webex requires you to leave the meeting, rename yourself in the pre-join lobby and join back. Again, explaining this process to someone, who has never used Webex is challenging. They mentioned that Zoom will let you rename yourself while already in the meeting. This would be a big help for the courtroom. It would also be helpful to allow the host/co-host to rename participants who join using the Webex client. Again, Zoom will do this. The potential jurors have to be renamed as they are selected (juror-1, juror-2, etc..)"

  • Arun Kumar commented
    21 Mar, 2021 06:26pm

    This is a very usefull feature that need to be in webex.