Enabling Immersive view

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Recreate the feel of your class or conference room by placing up to 25 video participants onto a single virtual background. Participants are automatically placed onto provided scenes and the host can adjust the arrangements as needed. The host can also use their own custom background for a unique scene. While this does not require use of the Virtual Background feature, it does work best when everyone has this functionality. 

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Prerequisites for enabling immersive view

  • A Zoom account

Enabling Immersive view

Note: By default, this setting is enabled for Free and single Pro accounts, and disabled for all other account types.

Account

To enable the Immersive View feature for all users in the account:

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal as an administrator with permission to edit account settings.
  2. In the navigation panel, click Account Management then Account Settings.
  3. In the Meeting tab under the In Meeting (Advanced) section, click the Immersive View  toggle to enable or disable it.
  4. If a verification dialog displays, click Enable or Disable to verify the change.
  5. (Optional) If you want to make this setting mandatory for all users in your account, click the lock icon , and then click Lock to confirm the setting.

Group

To enable the Immersive View feature for all members of a specific group:

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal as an administrator with permission to edit user groups.
  2. In the navigation panel, click User Management then Groups.
  3. Click the name of the group, then click the Meeting tab to access Settings.
  4. In the Meeting tab under the In Meeting (Advanced) section, click the Immersive View toggle to enable or disable it.
  5. If a verification dialog displays, click Enable or Disable to verify the change.
    Note: If the option is grayed out, it has been locked at the account level and needs to be changed at that level.
  6. (Optional) To prevent all users in the group from changing this setting, click the lock icon , and then click Lock to confirm the setting.

User

To enable the Immersive View feature for your own use:

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation panel, click Settings.
  3. In the Meeting tab under the In Meeting (Advanced) section, click the Immersive View toggle to enable or disable it.
  4. If a verification dialog displays, click Enable or Disable to verify the change.
    Note: If the option is grayed out, it has been locked at either the group or account level. You need to contact your Zoom admin.

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