Accessing and Editing Meeting Settings in Zoom

  1. Login to your Zoom account on the web at https://uqz.zoom.us/
  2. Navigate to Meeting Settings in menu on left. 
  3. Note the Meetings Settings page has 3 tabs (located at top of page): Meeting, Recording and Telephone.
  4. Click individual items on each page to toggle a setting On (coloured blue) or Off (coloured grey as in picture below).

Note: Some settings may be locked by admin (ITS). This will be noted next to the setting (as shown below).

Setting locked by system admin

Settings List

The following list includes possible settings available under Meeting Settings. Settings in bold are ones which we recommend changing from the default setting.

Meeting tab

 

Schedule Meeting

Recommended Setting

Host video

Off

Participants video

Off

Audio Type

As Required

Join before host

On

Require a password for Personal Meetings if attendees can join before host

Off

Generate and require passwords for participants joining by phone

Off

Mute participants automatically

On

Calendar Integration (further set up may be required)

As required

In Meeting (Basic)

 

End-to-end encryption

Off

Chat

On

Private chat

Off

Auto saving chats

Off

Play sound when participants join or leave

Off

File transfer

On

Feedback to Zoom

On

Display end-of-meeting experience feedback survey

Off

Co-host

Locked

Polling

On

Allow host to put attendee on hold

Locked

Always show meeting control bar

Off

Annotation

On

Whiteboard

On

Remote control

On

Nonverbal feedback (smiley faces in chat)

On

In Meeting (Advanced)

 

Breakout room

On

Remote support

Off

Closed caption

Off

Far end camera control

Locked

Virtual background

Off

Identify guest participants in the meeting/webinar

Off

Auto-answer group in chat

Off

Only show default email when sending email invites

Off

Use HTML format email for Outlook plugin

Off

Share dual camera

Off

Allow users to select stereo audio in their client settings

Off

Allow users to select original sound in their client settings

Off

Screen sharing

On

Attention tracking

Off

Waiting room

As required

Show a "Join from your browser" link

Off

Allow live streaming the meetings

Off

Email Notifications

 

When a cloud recording is available

On

When attendees join meeting before host (Note: may result in numerous emails from early arrivals)

As required

When a meeting is cancelled

As required

When an alternative host is set or removed from a meeting

As required

Other

 

Blur snapshot on task switcher

As required

Invitation Email (Note - option here to be sent preview email so you know what attendees are being sent)

English

Scheduling Privilege

As required

Recording tab

 

Local Recording

On

Cloud Recording

On

Automatic RecordingAs required

As required

Auto-delete cloud recordings after x number of days

Off

Multiple audio notifications of recording meeting

On

Telephone tab

 

3rd party audio

Off

Show international numbers link on invitation email

On

Global Dial-in Countries

Australia

 

For more information on individual functions: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115005756143-My-Meeting-Settings