Disabling Automatic Video on Jabber Calls

By default, Cisco Jabber will start all calls with video if your computer is equipped with a webcam. To prevent Jabber from automatically starting all calls with video, the following steps may be used:

Windows:

  1. Open Cisco Jabber.
  2. Click the settings gear and click Options
  3. Click Calls from the left pane, and select Never start calls with video.
    Jabber Settings - Windows
  4. Click Apply, then click OK to save the setting.
  5. Jabber calls will now start with video disabled. Video can be enabled manually during calls by clicking the icon to enable webcam as pictured below.
    Enabling webcam during Jabber calls - Windows

MacOS:

  1. Open Cisco Jabber.
  2. Click the Jabber menu, then click Preferences
  3. Click the Calls tab, then uncheck Always start my calls with video.
    Jabber Call Preferences - MacOS
  4. Close the Calls Preferences window
  5. Jabber calls will now start with video disabled. Video can be enabled manually during calls by clicking the icon to enable webcam as pictured below
    Enabling webcam in Jabber - MacOS
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Article ID: 123043
Created
Sun 12/20/20 9:01 PM
Modified
Thu 1/7/21 10:14 AM