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Count Attendees in Zoom Rooms Follow


Zoom Rooms can automatically count the in-room attendees in your Zoom Room and display this information on Dashboard.

When enabling this feature, you will need to confirm that you are complying with local regulations and laws and providing notice and collecting consent if necessary.

This article covers:


  • Business, Education or API Plan
  • Zoom Rooms for Mac Version 4.4.1 (825.0623) or higher
  • Zoom Rooms for PC Version 4.6.0 (1193.1215) or higher
  • Account owner, admin, or Zoom Rooms management role to enable


Enabling the Count In-Room Attendees Feature

Follow these steps to enable this feature for all Zoom Rooms on your account. You can also enable this for a location, floor, or individual room. Read more about changing settings based on location.

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click Room Management > Zoom Rooms
  3. Click Account Settings.
  4. Click the Meeting tab.
  5. Toggle Count the number of attendees in a Zoom Room to on (blue).
  6. View the terms and click I Understand to agree.
  7. If a verification dialog displays, choose Turn On or Turn Off to verify the change.

Viewing In-Room Attendee Count

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Click Dashboard.
  3. Click Meetings.
  4. Click Past Meetings.
  5. Click the name of the meeting which you would like to view the in-room attendee count for.
  6. The attendee count will appear next to the room name in the meeting details. If the attendee count is not available, a line will appear next to the attendee icon.

Local storage on Zoom Room computer

When using the attendee count feature for Zoom Rooms, the Zoom room computer will store and count images to generate a participant count temporarily. These files are temporarily stored in the following locations:



These files will be removed under the following conditions:

  1. When the meeting or counting has finished.
  2. When logging out of the Zoom Room.
  3. During the Zoom Room's startup process.
  4. If the setting is disabled.