Join Multiple Meetings Simultaneously on Desktop Follow

Overview

The feature to join multiple meetings simultaneously from the Zoom desktop client allows users to participate in or monitor multiple meetings at the same time. This is ideal for support staff who may need to monitor multiple meetings at the same time.

Once the setting is enabled, you can join multiple meetings by clicking on the join URL or navigating to https://zoom.us/join and entering the meeting ID. The Join button in the Zoom client will only work for the first meeting that you join.

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Prerequisites

  • Business or Enterprise account
  • Enabled by Zoom Support
  • Zoom Desktop Client for Windows 4.1.27348.0625 or later

Instructions

Enable Join different meetings simultaneously on desktop for your account

To enable the Join different meetings simultaneously on desktop feature for all members of your organization:

  1. Sign into the Zoom web portal as the owner or admin and navigate to Account Settings.
  2. Navigate to the Meeting tab and verify that the setting is enabled to Join different meetings simultaneously on desktop under In Meeting (Basic).
  3. If the setting is disabled, click the Status toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, choose Turn On to verify the change.
  4. (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.

Enable Join different meetings simultaneously on desktop for a specific group

To enable the Join different meetings simultaneously on desktop feature for all members of a specific group:

  1. Sign into the Zoom web portal as an admin or account owner and click Group Management.
  2. Click the applicable Group Name from the list, then click the Settings tab.
  3. Navigate to the Meeting tab and verify that the setting is enabled to Join different meetings simultaneously on desktop under In Meeting (Basic).
  4. If the setting is disabled, click the Status toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, choose Turn On to verify the change.

    Note
    : If the option is grayed out,  it has been locked at the Account level, and needs to be changed at that level.
  5. (Optional) If you want to make this setting mandatory for all users in this group, click the lock icon, and then click Lock to confirm the setting.

Enable Join different meetings simultaneously on desktop for your own meetings

To enable the Join different meetings simultaneously on desktop feature for your own use:

  1. Sign into the Zoom web portal and navigate to Meeting Settings.
  2. Navigate to the Meeting tab and verify that the setting is enabled to Join different meetings simultaneously on desktop under In Meeting (Basic).
  3. If the setting is disabled, click the Status toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, choose Turn On to verify the change.

    Note: If the option is grayed out, it has been locked at either the Group or Account level, and you will need to contact your Zoom administrator.

Joining Multiple Meetings Simultaneously

To join multiple meetings simultaneously, you can join the first meeting by:

  • Click the Join button in the Zoom desktop client
  • Click the join URL OR
  • Navigate to https://zoom.us/join and enter the meeting ID.

Note: For each additional meeting you want to join, you will need to navigate to the join URL in your browser and the Zoom client will automatically launch the meeting.

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