Adjusting Zoom settings for standard meetings

You can adjust Zoom settings in two different places before your meeting begins:

  • From zoom.iu.edu:
    • For meeting settings (e.g., enabling recording or waiting rooms): From the menu on the left, click Meeting Settings.
    • For profile settings (e.g., editing your Personal Meeting ID): From the menu on the left, click Profile.
  • For the Zoom client, refer to Zoom's About Settings.

Available settings for using Zoom at IU's default meeting type (i.e., not large meetings or webinars) are as follows:

zoom.iu.edu Zoom client
Accessibility
Adjust closed caption font size No  Yes (for a specific device)
Always show meeting controls No  Yes (for a specific device)
Enable/disable closed captioning Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable play sound on join/leave Yes (for all meetings) No 
Audio/video settings
Configure/test computer audio and video No  Yes (for a specific device)
Enable/disable dual camera sharing Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable far-end camera control Yes (for all meetings) No 
Turn host video on/off when joining the meeting Yes (for a specific meeting) Yes (for a specific meeting)
Turn participant video on/off when joining the meeting Yes (for a specific meeting) Yes (for a specific meeting)
Feature management
Enable/disable annotation Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable attention tracking Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable breakout rooms Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable chat for all meetings Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable polling Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable private chat Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable remote support Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable virtual backgrounds Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable waiting rooms Yes (for all meetings) No 
Meeting settings
Create recurring meetings Yes (for a specific meeting) Yes (for a specific meeting)
Edit email notification settings Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable telephony audio, VoIP, or both Yes (for a specific meeting) Yes (for a specific meeting)
Set date, time, duration Yes (for a specific meeting) Yes (for a specific meeting)
Set description Yes (for a specific meeting) No 
Set topic Yes (for a specific meeting) Yes (for a specific meeting)
Participant management
Assign alternative hosts Yes (for a specific meeting) No 
Enable/disable allowing host to put attendee on hold Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable co-hosts Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable join before host Yes (for a specific meeting) Yes (for a specific meeting)
Mute participants upon entry Yes (for a specific meeting) No 
Profile settings
Create/edit vanity URL (called Personal Link in profile settings) Yes No 
Edit Personal Meeting ID Yes No 
Set language Yes No 
Set time zone Yes No 
Recording and content management
Enable/disable automatic recording Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable chat auto-saving Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable file transfers Yes (for all meetings) No 
Record meeting automatically Yes (for a specific meeting) No 
Set recording location No  Yes (for a specific device)
Share Zoom windows in desktop sharing No  Yes (for a specific device)
Security
Enable/disable end-to-end encryption Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable generating and requiring password for participants joining by phone Yes (for all meetings) No 
Enable/disable required registration Yes (for a specific meeting) No 
Require meeting password Yes (for a specific meeting) Yes (for a specific meeting)
Zoom settings
Confirm before leaving meetings No  Yes (for a specific device)
Enable the remote control of all applications No  Yes (for a specific device)
Enter full screen automatically when starting or joining a meeting/viewing a screen shared by others No  Yes (for a specific device)
Maximize Zoom window automatically when viewing screen shared by others No  Yes (for a specific device)
Play sound when I receive a chat message No  Yes (for a specific device)
Scale to fit my Zoom window when viewing screen shared by others No  Yes (for a specific device)
Show floating notification when I receive a chat message No  Yes (for a specific device)
Show my status as offline when I am inactive for __ minutes No  Yes (for a specific device)
Show offline contacts No  Yes (for a specific device)
Start Zoom when Windows starts No  Yes (for a specific device)
Sync up status from Outlook calendar No  Yes (for a specific device)
Use dual monitors No  Yes (for a specific device)

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Last modified on 2017-11-10 13:07:37.

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