Getting Started with Breakout Rooms Follow


Published January 2017

Breakout Rooms allow you to split your Zoom meeting in up to 50 separate sessions. The meeting host can choose to split the participants of the meeting into these separate sessions automatically or manually, and can switch between sessions at any time.

  • Up to 50 breakout rooms can be created
  • Max 200 participants in a breakout room (requires Large Meeting 200 add-on)
  • Breakout room participants have full audio, video and screen share capabilities


  • Zoom account
  • Zoom application must be running version 3.5.31149.1102+

Note: Zoom Rooms, H.323 and SIP devices are unable to join Breakout Rooms, but the main room can be used as an alternative session for these users. 

Enable Breakout Rooms

Zoom user must enable breakout rooms under the My Profile page.

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