Zoom Rooms Controller Features Follow


Zoom Rooms must be associated with a controller,  which can be hosted on an iPad, an Android tablet/Crestron Mercury (which has the same features as an Android tablet) or a Windows 10 tablet. The only exception is for Zoom Room for Touch, which has limited controller features built into the touch screen. Zoom Rooms for Touch can function with or without a controller, but for full functionality, Zoom recommends pairing it with a controller.

Note: There is a known issue with iOS 12 where the iPad will go to sleep when in Guided Access mode. We recommend waiting to update to iOS 12 until this is fixed or disabling Guided Access on iPads running iOS 12. 


The Zoom Rooms app runs on the following devices:

  • Apple iPad, iPad Pro, or iPad Mini running iOS version 8.0 or later
  • Android tablet running version 4.0 or later
    Zoom recommends that you use a device with a screen that is 7 inches or larger
  • Windows tablet running version 10.0.14393 or later
  • Crestron Mercury
  • Polycom Trio


Download the Zoom Rooms app for the iPad from the Apple store.

Download the Zoom Rooms app for Android from the Zoom download page or from the Google Play store.

No download is required for embedded Android controllers like the Crestron Mercury or Polycom Trio

Download the Zoom Rooms Windows Controller from the Microsoft Store.


The following table shows which features are available on each type of controller.

Note: The Zoom Rooms Scheduling Display is available for the Zoom Rooms software for the iPad controller and Android controller. The Zoom Rooms software for the Windows controller does not support the Scheduling Display.  

Feature iPad Android Windows

Polycom Trio

Logitech Tap
Meet Now    
Meet now for a specified duration with selected participants ✔ 
Contact list display for conference rooms and participants (with presence indication)
Meeting List    
Display today’s meeting list ✔ 
Start a scheduled meeting ✔ 
Upcoming meeting alert ✔ 
Join a meeting or webinar using the Meeting ID ✔ 
Use voice commands        
Share via HDMI ✔ 
Share via Airplay ✔ 
Direct share with sharing key ✔ 
Start a meeting while in a screen sharing session ✔ 
Set the duration of a screen sharing session   ✔ 
Optimize full-screen video sharing ✔ 
Start a phone call while in a screen sharing session ✔ 
Direct share with proximity detection
Note - Proximity sharing on the Android Zoom Room Controller is supported on the Galaxy Tab A 8" & 10.1"
Dial out using the keypad ✔ 
Switch from a phone call to a full Zoom video meeting ✔ 
Show call history ✔ 
Show a list of countries to call out to ✔ 
In-Meeting Controls    
Mute/Unmute microphones in the room ✔ 
Show/Hide local video ✔ 
Change video layout
Choose Thumbnail (for iPad and Android), Gallery, or Active Speaker
Switch to a different camera from a list (iPad and Android) or rotate through all available cameras (Windows) ✔ 
Allow remote control (Zoom client can control Zoom Room's camera) ✔ 
Enable mirroring effect for the camera   ✔ 
Control the meeting volume ✔ 
Make another participant the host ✔ 
Remove a participant from the meeting ✔ 
Allow participants to record the meeting ✔ 
Pin a participant’s video   ✔ 
Spotlight a participant   ✔ 
Move and resize the on-screen video thumbnail during screen share (only available for single screen Zoom Rooms)   ✔ 
Record the meeting to the cloud ✔ 
Mute participants on entry ✔ 
Ask a participant to start their video ✔ 
Stop a participant’s video ✔ 
Claim or reclaim host control of the meeting ✔    ✔ 
Show closed caption text   ✔ 
Device Settings    
Select a microphone ✔ 
Select a speaker ✔ 
Select a camera ✔ 
Lock settings ✔ 
Support Multiple MXL USB microphones   ✔ 
Switch to Scheduling Display  ✔      
Power on/off CEC TVs   ✔  ✔ 
Reduce excessive sound reverberation ✔ 
Web Settings    
Transform all meetings to private ✔ 
Hide host and meeting ID from private meetings ✔ 
Choose a default call-in country ✔ 
Display end-of-meeting experience feedback survey     ✔ 
Specify telephone only for audio        
Specify 3rd party audio        
Specify operation time for the controller (CEC)     ✔ 
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