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Claiming host in Zoom Rooms using the host key Follow


Follow this article if you need to claim host by using the host key. Here are common scenarios where you may need to claim host:


  • Zoom Rooms for Conference Room
    • PC/Touch: 4.0 or higher
    • macOS: 4.0 or higher
  • Zoom Rooms Controller
    • Android: 4.0 or higher
    • iOS: 4.0 or higher


  1. Using a Zoom Room, start or join a meeting that you're a host for.
  2. Tap the Manage Participants icon on the Zoom Rooms Controller.
    The participants list will display.
  3. Tap Claim Host at the bottom of the participants list.
    A pop-up will display allowing you to claim the host role.
  4. Enter your 6-digit host key, then tap OK.
    The Zoom Room is now the host of the meeting.
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