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Scheduling a webinar with registration Follow

Overview

Scheduling a webinar with registration requires your registrants to complete a brief form before receiving the link to join your webinar. This allows you to collect the names, email addresses, and other information from the registrants. You can choose to automatically approve anyone who registers or manually approve attendees.

Once you've scheduled a webinar with registration, you can:

Note:

  • If you do not need to collect registrant information, you can schedule a registrationless webinar. 
  • If you schedule a recurring webinar with registration, editing the recurring webinar will cause you to lose registration data, meaning registrants will have to register again.

This article covers:

Prerequisites

  • Pro, Business, Enterprise, or Education account
  • Webinar add-on 

Scheduling a webinar with registration

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click Webinars
    You will see a list of scheduled webinars.
  3. Select Schedule a Webinar.
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  4. Choose the desired webinar settings
  5. Select the Registration option to require registration. If registration is required and the webinar is a reoccurring event, specify one of the following options:
    • Attendees register once and can attend any of the occurrences: Registrants can attend all of the occurrences. All dates and times of the webinar will be listed and the registrant will be registered for all occurrences. 
    • Attendees need to register for each occurrence to attend: Registrants need to register separately for each occurrence to attend. They can only choose one date and time on the registrant page.
    • Attendees register once and can choose one or more occurrences to attend: Registrants register once and can choose one or more occurrences to attend. They will need to select which dates and times they would like to attend and they will only be registered for those occurrences. They can choose multiple options.
    • Note: If you schedule a recurring webinar with registration, editing the recurring webinar will cause you to lose registration data, meaning registrants will have to register again.
  6. Click Schedule.

Setting registration approval

Automatic approval 

  1. With your webinar now scheduled. Scroll down to the bottom of the webinar details page to view the registration options under Invite Attendees.
    Next to Approval, it will list Automatically Approve or Manually Approve.
  2. If it lists Manually Approve, click Edit on the right side.
  3. Select Automatically Approve.
  4. Click Save All.
  5. Copy the registration URL or the invitation to share with your attendees.

Manual approval

  1. With your webinar now scheduled. Scroll down to the bottom of the webinar details page to view the registration options under Invite Attendees.
  2. Next to Approval, it will list Automatically Approve or Manually Approve. If it lists Manually Approve, click Edit on the right side.
  3. Select Manually Approve.
  4. Click Save All.
  5. You can copy the registration URL or the invitation to share with your attendees.
  6. After an attendee has registered, return to your Webinars page.
  7. Click on the name of the webinar to view the details.
  8. Select Edit to the right of Manage Attendees.
  9. Select the user(s) you want to approve and/or deny. You can select multiple registrants to approve or deny at the same time. If approved, they will receive an email with information on how to join the webinar.