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Adding a watermark Follow


The watermark feature superimposes an image, consisting of a portion of a meeting participant’s own email address, onto the shared content they are viewing and the video of the person who is sharing their screen. 


  • Basic watermark
    • Zoom desktop client
      • Windows: 3.5.44008.0314 or higher
      • macOS: 3.5.44022.0314 or higher
    • Zoom mobile app
      • Android: 4.1 or higher
      • iOS: 4.1 or higher
  • Enhanced watermark
    • Zoom desktop client
      • Windows: 5.7.3 or higher
      • macOS: 5.7.3 or higher

Enabling watermark on your account

To enable the watermark feature for all members of your organization:

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal as an admin with the privilege to edit account settings.
  2. In the navigation panel, click Account Management then Account Settings.
  3. Click the Meeting tab.
  4. Under Schedule Meeting category, verify that Add watermark is enabled.
  5. If the setting is disabled, click the toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, click Enable to verify the change.
  6. (Optional) If you want to make this setting mandatory for all users in your account, click the lock icon , and then click Lock to confirm the setting.

Using the watermark feature

  1. Schedule a meeting or webinar. 
  2. Verify that Require authentication to join is enabled.
  3. Enable Add watermark that identifies the viewing participant in the Meeting Options or Webinar Options section.
    Note: If you cannot enable Require authentication to join and Add watermark that identifies the viewing participant, you will need to contact your Zoom administrator to enable these features.

When a participant shares their screen during a meeting or webinar, the user’s email who is viewing the content will be patterned across the shared content, as well as on the video of the other visible participants. For example, if is viewing shared content, the watermark of will be patterned across the shared content and the videos of the participants, as shown below: