Create a Room

Who can use this guide?

  • Room Owners
  • All Plans

Owning a Room

Every Whereby meeting takes place in a "room" with its own customizable link that doesn’t change ( unless you change it). Share your room link or join a meeting with a single click. Guests knock to enter and hosts let them in. When you create a room you're assuming ownership of the virtual space, and you'll have the ability to:


Beginning in fall of 2021 we've started updating security features relating to rooms. The room owner must be present to host a meeting, even if the room is unlocked. To learn more you can review our article here

Create a Room on Desktop

Create an account if you do not have one already by going to our Signup Page.
After you have created an account or logged in, you will be directed to the Dashboard where you will be able to create new rooms or see any current rooms you own.
From here, click the Create My Room button, this opens a box where you can type in your desired room name. After your room is created, share the link with anyone you'd like to meet with! 

Create a Room on iOS

To create a room on iOS, start by logging in to your account.
From the home page, tap the Create Room button, and type in the room name that you want to Create.

After clicking Create room, you'll be taken directly to the room where you can copy the link and invite your guests!

Create a Room on Android

Start by going to on your phone's browser, and log in to your Whereby account if you haven't already (we recommend using Chrome)
If you don't have any rooms attached to your account, you'll automatically be prompted to create a room. If you have a Pro account and you're creating additional rooms, click the Add Room button and go to Step 3.
In the popup window, type the name of the room you want to create and click Add room. We'll let you know if the room already exists!
Once you're in the room, you can invite users by tapping on the Share Link button, or by copying the room URL and sharing it.