Zoom Waiting Room
When you enable the Zoom Waiting Room, participants cannot join the meeting until you individually admit them.
View your Zoom - Enable Waiting Room instructions in the brief video below or use the step by step instructions for the platform of your choice.
Open the Zoom app and select Schedule.
In the Schedule Meeting options, ensure Enable waiting room is checked in the Advanced Options section.
Open Outlook and select Schedule a Meeting in the Zoom group.
In the Schedule Meeting options, ensure Enable Waiting Room is checked in the Advanced Options section.
After logging in to your Zoom account, select Schedule A Meeting.
In the Meeting ID section of the Meeting options, ensure Enable waiting room is checked.
Admitting Participants to the Meeting
Once the host starts the Zoom meeting, they will be able to admit participants to the meeting from the participants list.
The Participant List will display how many and who is waiting. The host will select Admit next to the participant to admit.
The participants will wait in the virtual waiting room until the host admit them to the meeting.