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Join Webinars via iOS

You can use the GoToWebinar app for iOS to join webinars while on the go!

Topics in this article:

Sign in via social media account

Sign in using your GoToWebinar account

Join a session

View upcoming sessions (sync your calendar to the app)

Set up automatic registration

View past recordings

Mute and unmute yourself

View additional features

Sign in via social media account

  1. Download the GoToWebinar app from the App Store.
  2. Open the app and tap Attend a Webinar.
  3. Tap one of the social media options (Facebook, LinkedIn, Google).
  4. Sign in with your account email address and password.
  5. A list of webinars you registered to using the same social media account will be displayed. You can also allow the app to access your Calendar app to sync webinars.

Sign in using your GoToWebinar account

You do not need a GoToWebinar account to join webinars as an attendee.

  1. Download the GoToWebinar app from the App Store.
  2. Tap Host a Webinar and sign in to your GoToWebinar account.
  3. Tap the Person icon in the lower toolbar and then Switch to Attendee.
  4. A list of webinars you have registered for or have added to your device calendar will be displayed.

Join a session

  1. Download the GoTowebinar app from the App Store.
  2. Join a webinar in any of the following ways:
  • Tap the Join URL of the session found in your Email app, Message app, etc. to automatically launch the app.
  • If you are not signed in to the app, tap Join with Webinar ID. Enter the webinar ID and tap Join.
  • If you are signed in as an attendee, tap on the desired webinar listed on the Home screen. Webinars you have registered for or have added to your calendar will be listed.
  1. You may be prompted to register for the webinar if you have not yet done so. You can sign in with your GoToWebinar account (if you have one) or one of your social media accounts to skip this step. Note that you must accept the organizer's webinar disclaimer before registering if prompted to.

View upcoming sessions (sync your calendar to the app)

  1. On the Home screen, tap Connect to your calendar.
  2. When prompted, tap OK. This will allow the app to access your device's calendar and pull information about upcoming webinars.
  3. Any event in your Calendar app that includes a Join URL will be automatically listed in the Attend a webinar home screen.

Set up automatic registration

  1. Skip the registration screen for qualifying webinars in the following ways:
  • Sign in with your GoToWebinar account (if you have one) or one of your social media accounts (Facebook, LinkedIn, Google).
  • Tap the Person icon in the bottom toolbar and enter your name and email in Personal Information.
  1. The app will use this information to automatically register you the next time you join a webinar.
  2. Note that you will still be prompted to register manually before joining if a webinar has custom registration questions or includes multiple sessions.

View past recordings

  1. Sign in to your account from your mobile device.
  2. Tap the Clock icon in the lower toolbar.
  3. Tap the desired webinar to view its details including the recording, if available.

Mute and unmute yourself

  1. By default, all attendees are muted when joining a webinar. Ask the webinar organizer to unmute you.
  2. Tap the Mic icon in the top toolbar. The icon will be gray when muted and blue when unmuted.

View additional features

  • Ask a question: You can ask the organizer and panelists a question by tapping the Question icon in the upper toolbar. Type in your question and tap Send.
  • Raise your hand: Get the organizer's attention and raise your hand by tapping the Hand icon in the upper toolbar. This icon will turn blue. Tap this icon again to lower your hand.
  • View and rearrange panelist's webcams (iPad only): You can filter the shared webcams by tapping the Webcam icon in the upper toolbar. Select one of the following views:
    • All: All webcams will be displayed at the top of your screen. You can re-size the webcams by clicking and dragging the re-sizing bar.
    • Talking: Only the webcam of the panelists who are currently speaking will be shown at the bottom of your screen.
    • None: All shared webcams will be hidden.
  • View handouts: View the handouts uploaded by the organizers by tapping the Handouts icon in the bottom toolbar. Tap the desired handout and see a preview of it in the Safari app.
  • "Like" a webinar: Let the organizer know you like the webinar content by tapping the Heart icon at the bottom of your screen. There is no limit to how many times you can "like" a webinar, and you'll see floating hearts every time you click. Share your positive feedback with the organizer! 
  • Share a webinar via social media: You can instantly tell everybody about the webinar you're participating in via social media, email or text by tapping the Share icon in the upper toolbar. This will launch a list of apps you can share with (e.g., Message, Facebook, etc.). Choose an app and a pre-populated post will appear. Post, send, share!