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Create 8x8 Meet Breakout Rooms


Create and assign participants to breakout rooms while in a meeting managed by meeting moderators

Applies To

  • 8x8 Work for Desktop
  • 8x8 Work Mobile v10.14 or above
  • 8x8 Meet

Create Breakout Rooms

  1. As a moderator in a meeting, click the participants icon to bring up the participants panel Untitled1.png
  2. Click Add Breakout Room


3. Each Breakout room you add will now display in the participants panel

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Add participants to a breakout room

When breakout rooms are created by the moderator, participants can join a room, or the moderator can assign a participant into a room

  1. As a moderator, you can assign participants to a room from the participants' settings then selecting the breakout room

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2. As you add Participants to a Breakout Room, they will appear under the room list

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Close Breakout Rooms

The moderator has the option to close Breakout rooms. When a room is closed, all participants will return to the main meeting room.

1. Click the Breakout Room Settings

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2. Close the Breakout room. 

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Additional Information

Further information can be found in the Breakout Rooms FAQ

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