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Zoom.app is a cloud-based video conferencing service with web apps and native apps available on iOS, iPadOS and macOS. Questions on this app on other platforms souls be off topic.

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How do I change my username on Zoom, on my iPhone, without logging into Zoom?

I need to change my username in Zoom. It's incorrect. I can't log in because I don't have a zoom account. All instructions I can find on the Zoom website or on other sites (which seem to have ...
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Why does the orange dot persist after quitting Zoom on macOS?

I've noticed that macOS (Monterey) is showing an orange dot in the status bar that is attributed to Zoom. I understand that this is a new security and privacy feature in macOS indicating that an ...
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Is Zoom listening when screensaver is active?

I've just noticed that when screensaver activates macOS shows a little orange circle in the upper right corner. It's a sign that something is used, usually a microphone. I went to look what that was ...
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Create Zoom link shortcut

I am looking for a way to automatically add a Zoom link to my meetings which I create with Apple calendar. The option to add a video conference seems to be for FaceTime only. Is there a way to ...
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How can I use macOS Monterey's new "Mic Mode" feature with Zoom?

I want to use the new Mic Mode to block background noise, but the option is greyed out when using Zoom. How can I use this new feature with 3rd party apps?
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How can I use the rear facing camera on video conferencing apps like Skype and Zoom?

I use an iPhone 8. By default, Skype and Zoom use the front camera. But my rear camera has higher resolution and quality, correct? How can I order video conferencing apps like Skype and Zoom to use ...
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How to stop repeating sound effects?

I got this Macbook Air in mid-2020. I don't remember when it started, but I feel like I've been tolerating this sound effect issue since I got this laptop. The issue is that sound effects repeat 3 (...
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Zoom, Gallery mode - force to always show users with video first, and then users without videos

Most times Zoom (on iPad) in Gallery mode shows all users with videos first, and then users without videos. But sometimes Zoom shuffles users with videos with users without videos. This is very ...
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How to disable Zoom from launching at startup

I'm trying to prevent Zoom to stop launching automatically when I start my Mac. It's also not listed in ~/Library/LaunchAgents or /Library/LaunchAgents. Could someone suggest a way to prevent it from ...
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Is there a way for the host of a Zoom meeting running the Zoom app on a Mac to admit everyone from the waiting room via keyboard not mouse?

If I am the host of a Zoom meeting and people arrive at the meeting late and I want to admit them to the meeting without interrupting the flow of my presentation, is there any way to "Admit all ...
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Use HomePod for Zoom Calls on Mac?

I've tried to use a HomePod connected to my Mac to participate in Zoom calls. I wanted to take advantage of the clear audio and the echo suppression one has on the HomePod when, for example, having ...
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Open Zoom meeting email link (URL) on iPad Air

I am not a regular iPad user. On Windows I can open a Zoom meeting directly from the link I receive with the invitation email. I just click on that link, the Browser opens and Zoom starts connected ...
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combine two audio inputs (microphones) for Zoom

I am trying to combine two microphones (usb & bluetooth, so no hardware option exists probably) to feed the combined audio to Zoom. I tried this with the Audio MIDI app (creating 1 aggregate ...
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Integrating Zoom with default Calendar

I have Calendar events with Zoom links in them. Is there a way so that when I click on the link, Zoom desktop client is used to open them instead of my default web-browser? I am using MBA M1 with ...
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How to fix Zoom borking computer audio? [duplicate]

I've noticed when in Zoom meetings, all audio playing on my computer, even to audio outputs which Zoom isn't using, gets distorted and becomes monophonic. I often want to listen to high quality music ...
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How to prevent screen saver from preventing Zoom meeting from starting?

I'm not really sure if this is a Zoom issue or a Mac issue but maybe someone else knows. I have regular Zoom sessions several times per week. I usually fire up my computer ahead of time and sign into ...
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Why does Facetime echo and Zoom does not?

Huge echo with my living room setup when using Facetime on a Mac Mini with external camera (nice Logitech). Zero echo using Zoom. Or really, anything else. Even Skype seems fine. The echo is heard by ...
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How to diagnose sudden and fleeting hang of computer? [duplicate]

Two days ago, I launched a Zoom meeting with the Zoom client. The client launched but did not show a GUI window and did not respond. I tried from the browser and both Google Chrome and Chromium had ...
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After Zoom install: macOS forwards various requests to localhost

right on the day since I installed (and uninstalled) Zoom, various URLs began to be forwarded to localhost. Like: $ traceroute -I googleadservices.com traceroute to googleadservices.com (127.0.0.1), ...
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Did the latest iOS or Zoom update break screen sharing when in split-screen mode?

I use Zoom every day for teaching online classes, and I always use the Zoom app for iPad to screencast my Notebility app, which I use as a digital chalkboard. Frequently I will also open a second app ...
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How to start my personal Zoom room using Siri on macOS?

I want to be able to say. . . Hey Siri, open my Zoom room . . . and have it open my personal Zoom room on my Mac. How can I achieve this? macOS doesn’t yet have Siri Shortcuts.
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MacBook Air camera's not working

When I turn on the Photobooth or Zoom app, the green light keeps on blinking and the screen just shows gray color. What to do?
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Make zoom use system proxy

I'm in China, and Zoom on my Mac often gets stuck because of unstable connection to Zoom server. I have a http(s) proxy that works great (I get 0% packet loss with this proxy, and 30%-40% otherwise). ...
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Show Keynote presenter view but share only slides via Zoom?

Back when I was in the office, I'd connect my MacBook Pro to a conference room's large display via HDMI cable and, using Keynote, show only the slides on the large display, but the presenter view (...
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Keep Zoom Screen Share Active

I am using Zoom on my iPad and sharing my screen. Anytime the iPad screen blanks zoom stops sharing. Then when I wake up the screen again I have to tell zoom to share. Zoom does not stop, just the ...
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How to enable the sound while screen recording a Zoom meeting on iPhone?

I'm trying to record the screen while attending a Zoom meeting on iPhone, but the video after the recording seems to have no sound! Before I started recording, I have turned the microphone on! But It ...
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Is there way to crop the output of a camera for a video chat?

I'd like to use Zoom, Google Meet, etc. with my built in camera, or an external webcam. However, the camera is too wide and shows parts of my setup that I'd prefer it not to. Is it possible to crop ...
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How can one mute Zoom on iPad?

How can one mute Zoom on iPad? Turning down the volume doesn't work. I don't mean muting the microphone but muting the other interlocutors. I am an attendee. I just want to mute the others for myself,...
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Phone front-facing camera is better than one in MBP. Am I missing anything?

After having to call my significant other using camera build into my MBP 15-Inch "Core i7" 2.2 Touch/2018 (profile on everymac.com), I tried calling from my phone and was blown away by how phone video ...
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How to uninstall Zoom outlook client from outlook 365 from Mac

I have searched everywhere but cannot find any way to remove this Outlook addin. It is a very annoying and keep on sending update alerts every 5 minutes. I have contacted the MS Office Support and ...
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