Zoom is continuously releasing new and improved features for their application. Therefore it is important that you have the latest version installed.
To update through the desktop-client:
Open the Zoom application on your system and select “Check for Updates...” from the zoom.us drop-down menu
To download and install new versions through the Zoom site:
Zoom-bombing is the term for when individuals "gate-crash" Zoom meetings. These uninvited guests share their screens to bombard real attendees with disturbing pornographic and/or violent imagery.
If you share your meeting link on social media or another public locations anyone with the link can join your meeting. Here are some tips you can use to help when needing a public meeting space:
Security icon(link is external): Zoom’s security features, which had previously been accessed throughout the meeting menus, are now grouped together and found by clicking the Security icon in the meeting menu bar on the host's interface.
You can also lock the Screen Share by default for all your meetings in your web settings.
If someone tries to join your event and isn’t logged into Zoom with the email they were invited through, they will receive this message:
Cheney School District Zoom instance has been configured to allow *.cheneysd.org users who are authenticated in when this setting is selected.
When you lock a Zoom Meeting after it has started, no new participants can join, even if they have the meeting ID and password (if you have required one). This setting can be found via the security icon in the settings bar.
Meetings and webinars can require passwords for an added layer of security. Passwords can be set(link is external) at the individual meeting level or enabled at the user, group, or account level for all meetings and webinars. Instructions on setting passwords
From the Participants menu, hover over a participant’s name, and several options will appear, including Remove.
In-meeting file transfer allows people to share files through the in-meeting chat. Turn this off(link is external) to keep the chat from getting unwanted content.
You and your attendees can doodle and mark up content together using annotations during screen share. You can disable the annotation feature(link is external) in your Zoom settings to prevent people from using it.
Zoom has in-meeting chat for everyone or participants can message each other privately. Restrict participants’ ability(link is external) to chat with each another during your meeting. This prevents anyone from getting messages during the meeting.
When attendees join a meeting, place them in a waiting room and require the host to admit them individually. Enabling the waiting room automatically disables the setting for allowing attendees to join before host
Meeting hosts can customize Waiting Room settings for additional control, and you can even personalize the message(link is external) people see when they hit the Waiting Room so they know they’re in the right spot.