How to Add a Contact Follow

Overview

You can add any Zoom user as a contact to chat, share images and files, and meet instantly. They will need to approve your contact request. 

This article covers how to add and approve a contact on each operating system.

Prerequisites

  • Zoom Account
  • Zoom client for PC, Mac, or Linux
  • Zoom app for iOS or Android

Instructions

  1. Login to the Zoom client.
  2. Click on Contacts.
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  3. Click on Add Contact
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  4. Enter one email address at a time.
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  5. Click Add.
  6. Repeat with any additional contacts.

You can add multiple contacts at a time by clicking on Copy Invitation and sending it out via email. 

Approving a Contact

Before you can meet instantly with a contact or chat with them, they will need to approve your request. 

  1. Login to the Zoom client.
  2. Click Chats.
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  3. Click on System Notification.
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  4. Click on Accept to add this contact to your list. 
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  5. This contact will now appear on the Contacts page, under Other Contacts for both users. 
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  1. Login to the Zoom client.
  2. Click on Contacts.
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  3. Click on Add Contact (or +, then Add a Contact on a mobile device). 
  4. Enter one email address at a time.
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  5. Click Add.
  6. Repeat with any additional contacts.

You can add multiple contacts at a time by clicking on Copy Invitation and sending it out via email. 

Approving a Contact

Before you can meet instantly with a contact or chat with them, they will need to approve your request. 

  1. Login to the Zoom client.
  2. Click on Chats.
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  3. Click on System Notification.
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  4. Click on Accept to add this contact to your list. 59df36cb-b610-431a-a4b8-12d5b1040b81.png
  5. This contact will now appear on the Contacts page, under Other Contacts for both users. 
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  1. Login to the Zoom client.
  2. Click on Contacts.
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  3. Click on Add Contact
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  4. Enter one email address at a time.
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  5. Click Add.
  6. Repeat with any additional contacts.

You can add multiple contacts at a time by clicking on Copy Invitation and sending it out via email. 

Approving a Contact

Before you can meet instantly with a contact or chat with them, they will need to approve your request. 

  1. Login to the Zoom client.
  2. Click on Chats.
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  3. Click on System Notification.
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  4. Click on Accept to add this contact to your list. 
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  5. This contact will now appear on the Contacts page, under Other Contacts for both users. 
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  1. Login to the Zoom app.
  2. Tap Contacts.
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  3. Tap +.
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  4. Tap Add a Contact
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  5. Enter one email address at a time.
  6. Click Save.
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  7. Repeat with any additional contacts.

Approving a Contact

Before you can meet instantly with a contact or chat with them, they will need to approve your request. 

  1. Login to the Zoom app.
  2. Tap System Notification.
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  3. Tap the check mark (✓) to accept the contact.
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  4. This contact will now appear on the Contacts list for both users. 
  1. Login to the Zoom app.
  2. Tap Contacts.
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  3. Tap +.
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  4. Tap Add a Contact
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  5. Enter one email address at a time.
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  6. Click Add Contact.
  7. Repeat with any additional contacts.

Approving a Contact

Before you can meet instantly with a contact or chat with them, they will need to approve your request. 

  1. Login to the Zoom app.
  2. Tap System Notification.
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  3. Tap the check mark (✓) to accept the contact.
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  4. This contact will now appear on the Contacts list for both users. 
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