Zoom

Controls & Settings guide

Zoom conferencing platform has a range of security features such as password-protected meetings, waiting room functions, and participant management that can ensure that your family’s experience is more secure.

What do I need?

A Zoom Account (email address and password).

Restrictions you can apply

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Step by Step instructions

1

Password protect your meeting 

– Log in to Zoom

– Click on the Schedule icon.

– For free versions of Zoom by default the ‘Meeting Password’ under ‘Password’ will be set

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Authenticate people who participates

This is available for the paid zoom option.

You can choose only to allow signed-in users to participate.

3

Lock down your meeting

Once you have started your meeting do the following:

– Tap ‘More’

– Go to ‘Meeting settings’

– Under ‘Security’ tap  ‘Lock Meeting ‘ as soon as all participants have arrived

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Turn off participant screen sharing

– Tap ‘More’

– Go to ‘Meeting settings’

– Under ‘Allow Participants to’ Disable ‘Share screen’

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Use Waiting Rooms

This will allow you to screen people before they enter the meeting.

Once you have started your meeting do the following:

– Tap ‘More’

– Go to ‘Meeting settings’

– Under ‘Security’ enable  ‘Waiting Room’

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Disable ‘Join before host’ option

Do not allow people to join the meeting before you.

– Tap on the Schedule icon.

– Under ‘Meeting option’ disable ‘Allow join before host’

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