Using Waiting Room in Zoom

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This article shows how to set up a waiting room in Zoom.


The waiting room allows for the host to control when a participant joins the meeting.

Your computer requirements are PC or Mac version 4.0.x or higher

Here is how you set up waiting room:

  • Log into with your myPlymouth username and password. This should take you to your profile.
  • In your profile, click My Meeting Settings.
  • Check the box for option Waiting Room.
  • Once in meeting, the option will be enabled under Manage Participants under More
  • Once a participant joins, you will see the option to either Admit or Remove the user. Selecting Admit will allow them to join the meeting.
  • When a participant is waiting to enter the meeting, they will see Please Wait, the meeting host will let you in soon.


Article ID: 2897
Fri 10/2/20 5:17 PM
Thu 12/3/20 8:51 AM
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