Account Types Follow

Overview

The features available for your Zoom meetings will vary based on your account, user type, and how your account is configured by your Zoom account owner or admin (if applicable). 

You can access your Zoom account through one or more of the following login options: email and password login, Facebook login, Google login, or Single Sign-On. 

This article covers:

Types of Accounts

There are 4 types of accounts: 

  • Basic (Free)
  • Pro
  • Business / Enterprise
  • Education

Account Roles

There are 3 roles in the accounts:
  • Owner (all privileges)
  • Admin (add, remove or edit users. Can manage advanced features like API, SSO and Meeting Connector)
  • Users (no administrative privileges)

Note: Custom roles can also be created for your account. Learn more.

Types of Users
 
There are 3 types of users: 
  • Basic: A basic user is user without a paid license. A basic user can host meetings with up to 100 participants. If 3 or more participants join, the meeting will time out after 40 minutes. They cannot utilize user and account add-ons such as large meeting, webinar, or conference room connector. 
  • Pro: A pro user is a paid account user who can host unlimited meetings on the public cloud. By default, they can host meetings with up to 100 participants and large meeting licenses are available for additional capacity. Pro users have these additional features available:
    • Customize Personal Meeting ID
    • Record to the Zoom cloud
    • Be an alternative host
    • Assign others to schedule and schedule on behalf of
    • Utilize account add-ons such as conference room connector
    • Be assigned user add-ons such as large meeting, webinar, or personal audio conference
    • Customize Personal Link, if on a business or education account
  • Corp: A corp user is a paid account who can host unlimited meetings with the on-premise meeting connector. Corp users have these additional features:
    • Customize Personal Meeting ID
    • Use the recording connector, if configured for their account
    • Be an alternative host
    • Assign others to schedule and schedule on behalf of
    • Utilize account add-ons such as room connector
    • Be assigned user add-ons such as large meeting, webinar, or personal audio conference
    • Customize Personal Link, if on a business or education account

Inviting Others to Your Account

An account owner or admin can add/invite other users to his/her account. 

  • In doing so, the account owner/admin is responsible for setting the user type (basic, pro or corp)
  • The user will receive an email and can accept the invitation to belong to the owner/admin account. 
  • The user can ignore the invitation and stay on his/her own account, unless managed domain is being used and this user's email is under one of your managed domains. 
  • Account owners and admins can manage features and settings through Account Settings.
  • IT Admins can also manage features with mass deployment and configuration options on Windows or Mac.
 
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