The push-to-talk feature allows you to remain muted throughout your Zoom meeting and hold down the spacebar when you want to be unmuted and talk.
This article covers:
- Zoom desktop client for Mac version 4.1.23108.0402 or later; Zoom desktop client for Windows version 4.1.23108.0402 or later
- In the Zoom desktop client, click your profile picture, then click Settings.
- Click the Audio tab.
- Check the option Press and hold SPACE key to temporarily unmute yourself.
- This setting is now enabled. You can close the settings.
When you are in a Zoom meeting and you are muted, hold the spacebar when you want to talk and the Zoom window is in focus. Your screen will show a message indicating that you are temporarily unmuted and the microphone will appear green when you talk.
Note: You will not be able to unmute yourself with push to talk if the host has prevented participants from unmuting.