Alternative Host Follow

Overview

The alternative host option allows you to schedule meetings and designate another Pro user on the same account to start the meeting or webinar if you are unable to. This user will receive an email notifying them that they've been added as an alternative host, with a link to start the meeting.

You can also give another Pro user scheduling privilege, which will make them an alternative host for all of your meetings and webinars and allow them to schedule meetings for you. If both users have a webinar license, they can also schedule webinars for you. Read more about Scheduling Privilege.

Prerequisites

  • Zoom Desktop Client for PC version 4.1.8826.0925 or later; Zoom Desktop Client for Mac version 4.1.8826.0925 or later
  • Zoom mobile app for Android version 4.1.8860.0925 or later; Zoom mobile app for iOS version 4.1.8855.09254.1.8855.0925 or later
  • Both users need Pro licenses on the same account
  • For webinar, the user who schedules the meeting needs both a Pro and webinar license; the alternative host only needs a Pro license
  • Alternative hosts must be logged in to Zoom with the correct account in order to be granted the host or co-host permissions

Instructions

How to designate an alternative host

  1. Open your Zoom client and sign in.
  2. Click on the Schedule icon.

    This will open the scheduler window.
  3. Click Advanced Options
  4. In the Alternative Host field, enter the alternative host's email address.
  5. Click Schedule to finish, and open up the calendar you have selected.
  6. The alternative host will now receive an email letting them know that they have been added as an alternative host.

How to designate an alternative host

  1. Open your Zoom client and sign into Zoom.
  2. Click on the Schedule icon.

    This will open the scheduler window.
  3. Click Advanced Options.
  4. In the Alternative Hosts field, enter the alternative host's email address.
  5. Click Schedule to finish, and open up the calendar you have selected.
  6. The alternative host will now receive an email letting them know that they have been added as an alternative host.

 

How to designate an alternative host

  1. Sign into the Zoom web portal at My Meetings, and select Schedule A Meeting.
  2. Click Advanced Options.
  3. In the Alternative Host field, enter the alternative host's email address.
  4. Click Save to finish.
  5. The alternative host will now receive an email letting them know that they have been added as an alternative host.

 

How to designate an alternative host

  1. Log into the Zoom application.
  2. Tap Schedule.
  3. Tap Advanced Options.
  4. Tap Alternative Hosts.
  5. Tap the user(s) you would like to add as alternative hosts from the list or enter their email addresses. 
  6. Tap OK.
  7. Tap Schedule to finish scheduling.
  8. The alternative host will now receive an email letting them know that they have been added as an alternative host.

How to designate an alternative host
  1. Log into the Zoom app on your iOS device.
  2. Tap Schedule.
  3. Tap Advanced Options.
  4. Tap Alternative Hosts.
  5. Tap the user(s) you would like to add as alternative hosts from the list or enter their email addresses. 
  6. Tap OK.
  7. Tap Done to finish scheduling.
  8. The alternative host will now receive an email letting them know that they have been added as an alternative host.

 

How to designate an alternative host

Learn how to schedule using the Outlook Plugin.

  1. Click the Schedule a Meeting button. 
  2. In the Scheduling Options, enter the alternative host's email address in the Alternative hosts field. 
  3. After selecting your other options, click Continue.
  4. Add the meeting invitees and Save or Send your invitation.

 

How to designate an alternative host
  1. Login to the Chrome Extension.
  2. Click Schedule Meeting.

  3. In the Scheduling Options, enter the alternative host's email address in the Alternative hosts field. 

  4. Click Continue.
  5. After finishing the invitation, click Save.

How to designate an alternative host

  1. Login to the Firefox Add-on. 
  2. Click Schedule Meeting.
  3. The Scheduling Options should appear. If the scheduling options don't appear automatically, click the add-on and the gear icon. 
  4. Enter the alternative host's email address in the Alternative hosts field. 
  5. Optional: Check Allow me to specify each time if you always want to be prompted to enter in Alternative Hosts.
  6. Click Save Changes.
  7. After finishing the invitation, click Save. 
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