Participating in Breakout Rooms Follow

Overview

Breakout rooms are sessions that are split off from the main Zoom meeting. They allow the participants to meet in smaller groups. Breakout rooms can be used for collaboration and discussion of the meeting. 

Prerequisites

  • Join the meeting by the Zoom desktop client, mobile app, phone, or Zoom Room
  • Invitation to join breakout rooms from the meeting host

Participants joined on the web or from an H.323 or SIP device cannot join a Breakout Room. 

Instructions

Join a Breakout Room
  1. The host will need to invite you to join the breakout room. 
  2. Click Join.
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  3. If you choose Later, you can join by clicking the Breakout Rooms option in your meeting controls.
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  4. Click Join Breakout Room.
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Participating in the Breakout Room

Once you've joined the breakout room, you will have full controls similar to the meeting. You can:

  • Mute/Unmute to speak
  • Start/Stop Video
  • Participants - view the Participants list
  • Share screen - read more about screen sharing
  • Chat - type messages to the other participants in your breakout room
  • Record - you can record the Breakout Room locally if the host gives you recording permission. Read more about local recording.
  • Ask for Help - request help from the meeting host

Ask for Help

If you click Ask for Help, it will notify the meeting host that you need assistance and they will be asked to join your breakout room.

  1. Click Ask for Help in the meeting controls.windows-askforhelp.png
  2. Confirm that you would like assistance by clicking Invite Host.
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Leave the Breakout Room

You can leave the breakout room and return to the main meeting session at any time, or you can leave the meeting entirely from the breakout room.

  1. Click Leave Breakout Room. 
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  2. Choose if you want to leave the breakout room or the entire meeting.
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  3. When the host ends the breakout rooms, you will be notified and given the option to return to the main room immediately, or in 60 seconds.
Join a Breakout Room
  1. The host will need to invite you to join the breakout room.
  2. Click Join Breakout Room.
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  3. If you choose Later, you can join by clicking the Join Breakout Room option in your meeting controls.
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  4. Click Join Breakout Room.
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Participating in the Breakout Room

Once you've joined the breakout room, you will have full controls similar to the meeting. You can:

  • Mute/Unmute to speak
  • Start/Stop Video
  • Participants - view the Participants list
  • Share screen - read more about screen sharing
  • Chat - type messages to the other participants in your breakout room
  • Record - you can record the Breakout Room locally if the host gives you recording permission. Read more about local recording.
  • Ask for Help - request help from the meeting host

Ask for Help

If you click Ask for Help, it will notify the meeting host that you need assistance and they will be asked to join your breakout room.

  1. Click Ask for Help in the meeting controls.Screen_Shot_2017-12-18_at_8.55.47_PM.png
  2. Confirm that you would like assistance by clicking Invite Host.
    Screen_Shot_2017-12-18_at_8.55.55_PM.png

Leave the Breakout Room

You can leave the breakout room and return to the main meeting session at any time, or you can leave the meeting entirely from the breakout room.

  1. Click Leave Breakout Room. 
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  2. Choose if you want to leave the breakout room or the entire meeting.
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  3. When the host ends the breakout rooms, you will be notified and given the option to return to the main room immediately, or in 60 seconds.
Join a Breakout Room
  1. The host will need to invite you to join the breakout room. 
  2. Click Join.
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  3. If you choose Later, you can join by clicking the Join Breakout Room option in your meeting controls.
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  4. Click Join Breakout Room.
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Participating in the Breakout Room

Once you've joined the breakout room, you will have full controls similar to the meeting. You can:

  • Mute/Unmute to speak
  • Start/Stop Video
  • Participants - view the Participants list
  • Share screen - read more about screen sharing
  • Chat - type messages to the other participants in your breakout room
  • Record - you can record the Breakout Room locally if the host gives you recording permission. Read more about local recording.
  • Ask for Help - request help from the meeting host

Ask for Help

If you click Ask for Help, it will notify the meeting host that you need assistance and they will be asked to join your breakout room.

  1. Click Ask for Help in the meeting controls.
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  2. Confirm that you would like assistance by clicking Invite Host.
    Screen_Shot_2017-12-18_at_8.53.48_PM.png

Leave the Breakout Room

You can leave the breakout room and return to the main meeting session at any time, or you can leave the meeting entirely from the breakout room.

  1. Click Leave Breakout Room. 
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  2. Choose if you want to leave the breakout room or the entire meeting.
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  3. When the host ends the breakout rooms, you will be notified and given the option to return to the main room immediately, or in 60 seconds.
Join a Breakout Room
  1. The host will need to invite you to join the breakout room. 
  2. Tap Join.
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  3. If you tap Later, you can join by tapping the Join Breakout Room option.
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  4. Tap Join.

Participating in the Breakout Room

Once you've joined the breakout room, you will have full controls similar to the meeting. You can:

  • Mute/Unmute to speak
  • Start/Stop Video
  • Participants - view the Participants list
  • Share screen - read more about screen sharing
  • Chat - type messages to the other participants in your breakout room
  • Ask for Help - request help from the meeting host

Ask for Help

If you tap Ask for Help, it will notify the meeting host that you need assistance and they will be asked to join your breakout room.

  1. Tap Ask for Help.
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  2. Confirm that you would like assistance by tapping Invite Host.
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Leave the Breakout Room

You can leave the breakout room and return to the main meeting session at any time, or you can leave the meeting entirely from the breakout room.

  1. Tap Leave.
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  2. Choose if you want to leave the breakout room or the entire meeting.
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  3. When the host ends the breakout rooms, you will be notified and given the option to return to the main room immediately, or in 60 seconds.
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Join a Breakout Room
  1. The host will need to invite you to join the breakout room. 
  2. Tap Join.
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  3. If you choose Later, you can join by tapping the Join Breakout Room.
    Screenshot_2017-12-18-17-23-31.png

Participating in the Breakout Room

Once you've joined the breakout room, you will have full controls similar to the meeting. You can:

  • Mute/Unmute to speak
  • Start/Stop Video
  • Participants - view the Participants list
  • Share screen - read more about screen sharing
  • Chat - type messages to the other participants in your breakout room
  • Ask for Help - request help from the meeting host

Ask for Help

If you Ask for Help, it will notify the meeting host that you need assistance and they will be asked to join your breakout room.

  1. Tap Ask for Help.
    IMG_4981.PNG
  2. Confirm that you would like assistance by tapping Ask for Help.
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Leave the Breakout Room

You can leave the breakout room and return to the main meeting session at any time, or you can leave the meeting entirely from the breakout room.

  1. Tap Leave. 
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  2. Choose if you want to leave the breakout room or the entire meeting.
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  3. When the host ends the breakout rooms, you will be notified and given the option to return to the main room immediately, or in 60 seconds.
Joining a Breakout Room
When joining a breakout room by telephone, you do not need to do anything to join. Once the host starts the breakout rooms, you will be notified that you have been added to a breakout room.

Participating in the Breakout Room
You will be able to mute and unmute like you can in the main session. Use *6 to mute or unmute.

Returning to the Main Room
You will be notified when the host has ended the breakout rooms and that you will be returning to the main room in 60 seconds. Press # to join the main room immediately.
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