Once you set up an automated webinar, it will be started automatically by itself at the scheduled time, which means you, as the organizer, cannot manage it when the webinar is going on. If you want to answer chat questions from the audience as the host, the only way is that you join the webinar as an audience and named yourself as the host. Here are the steps:
Step 1. When you send the invitation email or webinar link to others, you can send it to your own email as well. If you have another email, then it is better to send it to the other email box.
Step 2. Click on the webinar link to register for the webinar or just join if no registration is required.
Step 3. When you click on the webinar link, it will ask you to fill in the first name and last name, which you can name yourself and add (host) as the end of the last name. Please see the example below:
Step 4. Then join the webinar and when someone ask questions, you can answer the questions and people will see your name as below: