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Using Personal Meeting ID (PMI) Follow

Your Personal Meeting Room is a virtual meeting room permanently reserved for you that you can access with your Personal Meeting ID (PMI) or personal link, if applicable. You can start instant meetings with your PMI, or you can schedule a meeting that uses your PMI.

Your Personal Meeting Room is ideal for use with people you meet with regularly. However, because it is always accessible with the same Meeting ID and personal link, it should not be used for back-to-back meetings or people you do not meet with regularly. Once a participant has the link to your PMI, they can join it at any time the meeting is in use, unless you lock the meeting or use the Waiting Room feature to admit participants individually.

Learn more about PMI and personal link.

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Prerequisites for using Personal Meeting ID

  • Free, Pro, Business, Education, or Enterprise account
  • Zoom desktop client or mobile app
  • Basic user and above

How to enable Personal Meeting ID (PMI) for Instant Meetings

You can set your Zoom profile to always use your Personal Meeting ID for instant meetings. This will lock this setting, so whether you are starting the instant meeting on the web, with the Zoom Desktop Client, or with the Zoom mobile app, it will use your Personal Meeting ID. 

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation panel, click Profile.
  3. Click Edit to the far right of Personal Meeting ID.
  4. Check Use Personal Meeting ID for instant meetings.
  5. Click Save.

Using Personal Meeting ID (PMI) for instant meetings

  1. Sign in to your desktop client.
  2. From the Home tab, click the downward arrow beside New Meeting.
  3. Verify Use my Personal Meting ID (PMI) is checked.
    Note: Now when you click New Meeting again, the meeting will use your PMI.

Using Personal Meeting ID (PMI) for scheduled meetings

  1. Sign in to your desktop client.
  2. From the Home tab, click Schedule.
  3. In the Meeting ID section, check Personal Meeting ID.
    Note: Make sure to provide all the necessary information for your meeting.

Make sure you are signed in to your mobile client.

Using Personal Meeting ID (PMI) for instant meetings

  1. Under the Meet & Chat tab, tap New Meeting.
  2. Toggle Use Personal Meeting ID to on (green).
  3. Tap Start a Meeting.

Using Personal Meeting ID (PMI) for scheduled meetings

  1. Under the Meet & Chat tab, tap Schedule.
  2. Toggle Use Personal Meeting ID to on (green).
  3. Tap Done or Save on the top right of the screen.

Make sure you are signed in to the Zoom web portal.

Using Personal Meeting ID (PMI) for instant meetings

  1. Click Meetings.
  2. Click Personal Meeting Room.
  3. Click Start.
    Note: This will open up the Zoom desktop client if installed and start your PMI.
  4. Click Save.

Using Personal Meeting ID (PMI) for scheduled meetings

  1. Click Meetings.
  2. Under the Upcoming tab, click Schedule a New Meeting on the far right of the page.
  3. In the Meeting ID section, Check Use Personal Meeting ID.
    Note: Make sure to provide all the necessary information for your meeting.
  4. Click Save.

Make sure Zoom Extension for Browsers is installed.

Using Personal Meeting ID (PMI) for scheduled meetings

You can only schedule meetings with your Personal Meeting ID when using the Zoom chrome extension. You cannot use it for instant meetings.

  1. Click on Zoom Scheduler icon on the top right of your Google Chrome browser page .
  2. Log in to the Zoom Scheduler.
  3. Click Schedule a Meeting.
  4. Check Personal Meeting ID in the Meeting ID section of the Schedule Options pop-up window.
  5. Click Continue.
    Note: Make sure to provide all the necessary information for your meeting.
  6. Click Save, after finishing the invitation.

Note: For a better experience, Zoom recommends using the Zoom for Outlook add-in (web and desktop), particularly if your organization has computers running macOS. Microsoft will be blocking injection-based plugins from running in Outlook for macOS, and only allowing add-ins available through the Microsoft store. Initially planned for June 2020, this timeline has been postponed until late 2021, to be determined by Microsoft. We recommend migrating your organization to the add-in instead of using the desktop plugin. 

Learn how to schedule using the Outlook Plugin.

  1. Click the Schedule a Meeting button.
  2. Check Use Personal Meeting ID.
  3. After selecting your other options, click Continue.
  4. Add the meeting invitees and Save or Send your invitation.