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Signing in during a meeting Follow

Overview

If you have Join Before Host enabled for your meeting and you join the meeting without being logged in, you can sign in and claim host control. This will give you the ability to manage participants, record, and more.

Note: If you are already logged in, you will not have this option and it will show you as Host in the participants list. If it does not show you as host, but this is a meeting you scheduled, you may be logged into the wrong account or scheduled the meeting for another user using scheduling privilege

Prerequisites

  • Host privileges for the meeting
  • Zoom Desktop Client for Windows, Mac, or Linux
  • Zoom Mobile App for iOS or Android

To sign in and claim host control:

  1. In the meeting controls, click Participants.
  2. Click Claim Host.
  3. Click Login to Claim Host.
  4. Login to your Zoom account.
  5. You will now be listed as the host in the participants list. 

To login and claim host control:

  1. In the meeting controls, click Participants.
  2. Click Claim Host
  3. Click Login to Claim Host.
  4. Login to your Zoom account.
  5. You will now be listed as the host in the participants list. 

To login and claim host control:

  1. In the meeting controls, tap More. The meeting controls will be at the bottom of your screen if you are on an iPhone and the top of your screen if you are on an iPad.
  2. Tap Sign In as Host
  3. Login to your Zoom account. 
  4. If you tap Participants, you can see that you are now listed as the host in the participants list.

To login and claim host control:

  1. In the meeting controls, tap More.
  2. Tap Login as Host
  3. You will see a prompt notifying you that the host is not currently in the meeting. Tap OK to login as the host.
  4. Login to your Zoom account. 
  5. If you tap Participants, you can see that you are now listed as the host in the participants list.