Mass-deploying with preconfigured settings for Android

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System administrators can use a Mobile Device Management (MDM) to remotely configure the Zoom mobile app on managed Android devices. This allows admins to require use of certain settings or disable them entirely.

The mobile app can be enrolled in and managed through Zoom Device Management, which allows you to centrally control desktop client and mobile app settings in the Zoom web portal. 

This article covers:

Learn to install Zoom with preconfigured settings for Windows devices, macOS devices, and iOS devices. You can also use Zoom’s own Device Management platform to centrally configure desktop client and mobile app settings.

Prerequisites for using MDM to configure Zoom on Android

  • Android device with Android 5 or later
  • Enterprise Mobility Management (EMM) software such as AirWatch or Microsoft Intune

Configuration options

Configuration key Description Value type

Install and update

mandatory:SetEnrollToken4CloudMDM Enroll your device into Zoom Device Management with a token provided from the web portal. String

Network

mandatory:choice:DisableCertPin Disable Certificate Pinning. Boolean
mandatory:choice:TrustUserInstalledCert Force the mobile app to trust a specific, locally-stored certificate, bypassing the certificate trust prompt. Boolean
mandatory:BandwidthLimitUp Set maximum sending bandwidth for the desktop client. 
Note: If bandwidth is restricted through web settings, the web restrictions override restrictions set in the client.
String (all values in Kbps)
mandatory:BandwidthLimitDown Set maximum receiving bandwidth for the desktop client.
Note: If bandwidth is restricted through web settings, the web restrictions override restrictions set in the client.
String (all values in Kbps)

Authentication

mandatory:choice:DisableFacebookLogin Remove Facebook login option. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableGoogleLogin Remove Google login option. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableLoginWithSSO Remove SSO login option. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableLoginWithEmail Remove Email login option. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableKeepSignedInWithSSO Require fresh SSO login upon client start. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableKeepSignedInWithGoogle Require fresh Google login upon client start. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableKeepSignedInWithFacebook Require fresh Facebook login upon client start. Boolean
mandatory:choice:ForceLoginWithSSO Defaults login to SSO. Boolean
mandatory:SetSSOURL Set the default SSO URL for SSO login.
For example, hooli.zoom.us would be set as "ForceSSOUrl=hooli".
String
mandatory:ForceSSOURL Set and lock the default SSO URL for SSO login.
For example, hooli.zoom.us would be set as "ForceSSOUrl=hooli".
String
mandatory:choice:EnableEmbedBrowserForSSO Use embedded browser in the client for SSO. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableAutoLaunchSSO Prevent Zoom from automatically launching the previously used SSO URL. This is useful for users with multiple accounts, each having their own SSO URL. Boolean
mandatory:choice:EnforceLoginWithMicrosoft Require login with Microsoft authentication. Boolean
mandatory:SetAccountIDsRestrictedToJoin Restrict the client to only join meetings hosted by the specified account IDs. (A) String
mandatory:SetEmailDomainsRestrictedToLogin Set the email address domain that users can login with, each separated by "&". 
Example: zoom.us & hooli.com
String
mandatory:choice:EnableCloudSwitch Enable the option to switch between Zoom commercial (default) and Zoom for Gov. Boolean
mandatory:choice:EnforceSignInToJoin Require users to be authenticated before joining a meeting with the desktop client.  Authentication can take place through the the web portal, if joining through join URL. Boolean
mandatory:choice:EnforceAppSignInToJoin Require authentication on the desktop client to join any meeting on the desktop client. Boolean
mandatory:choice:EnforceSignInToJoinForWebinar Require users to be authenticated before joining a webinar with the desktop client.  Authentication can take place through the the web portal, if joining through join URL. Boolean
mandatory:choice:EnforceAppSignInToJoinForWebinar Require authentication on the desktop client to join any webinar on the desktop client. Boolean
mandatory:SetDevicePolicyToken Require internal meeting authentication. (B) String

General meeting and client options

mandatory:choice:AlwaysShowMeetingControls Set use of Always show meeting controls setting. Boolean
mandatory:choice:ShowConfirmDialogWhenWebJoin Require the Zoom client to displays a join meeting prompt, when users attempt to join a meeting from a URL. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableClosedCaptioning Disable the use of all closed captioning. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableQnA Disable the use of Q&A in webinars. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableMeetingReaction Disable the use of Meeting reactions. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableNonVerbalFeedback Disable the use of Non-verbal feedback. Boolean

mandatory:choice:DisableWebinarReactions

Disable the use of Webinar Reactions Boolean

Video

mandatory:choice:DisableReceiveVideo Disable receiving video. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableVideoCamera Disable sending video. Boolean
mandatory:choice:TurnOffVideoCameraOnJoin Automatically turn off camera when joining a meeting. Boolean
mandatory:choice:AutoHideNoVideoUsers Hide non-video participants by default. Boolean

Audio

mandatory:choice:DisableComputerAudio Disable and remove the Computer Audio from the meeting audio options. Boolean

Screen sharing

mandatory:choice:DisableShareScreen Disable the ability to share your screen in meetings and webinars.
Note: This does not disable incoming screen sharing from other participants. 
Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableWhiteBoard Disable Whiteboard feature. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableDesktopShare Disable the option to share your desktop when screen sharing. Boolean

In-meeting Chat

mandatory:choice:DisableMeetingChat Disable in-meeting chat. Boolean

Background and Filters

mandatory:choice:DisableVirtualBkgnd Disable Virtual Background feature. Boolean
mandatory:choice:DisableVideoFilters Disable Video filters feature. Boolean
mandatory:choice:EnableAutoReverseVirtualBkgnd Require post-meeting virtual background auto-reversal. Boolean

Recording

mandatory:choice:DisableCloudRecording Disable recording to the cloud. Boolean

Zoom Room and Room System calling

mandatory:choice:DisableDirectShare Disable direct share with Zoom Rooms option. Boolean

Zoom Chat

mandatory:SetMessengerDoNotDropThread Move messages with new replies to the bottom of the chat/channel. Boolean
mandatory:choice:ShowIMMessagePreview Allow message previews in system notifications when a chat message is received. Boolean
mandatory:choice:MuteIMNotificationWhenInMeeting Mute chat system notifications when in a meeting. Boolean

Miscellaneous

mandatory:EmbedDeviceTag Embed a specified device tag string for all HTTP requests from Zoom client application. This string will be appended to the head of the regular HTTP requests. String
mandatory:choice:EnableAutoUploadDumps Automatically send dump files to Zoom to improve services. Boolean

Notes:

  • (A) Please have an account admin or owner contact Support to acquire your account ID.
  • (B) Please have an account admin or owner contact Support to have this enabled for use. The account owner must also edit a role to have view/edit access to Device Policy Management. The required token can then be retrieved from the Device Policy Management page.

How to configure Zoom with AirWatch

How to add the Zoom app with Google Play Store integration

The following instructions apply if you set up Google Play Integration with your AirWatch account. If you don't have this integration, view the AirWatch support site for more information.

  1. Open AirWatch.
  2. Click Add, then Public Application.
  3. Enter the following information:
    • Platform: Select Android.
    • Source: Select Search App Store.
    • Name: Enter "zoom" to search the Google Play Store for the Zoom Cloud Meetings app.
  4. Click Next.
  5. Click the Zoom Cloud Meetings app from the Google Play Store.
  6. Click Approve and follow the on-screen prompts to add the app.

How to add the Zoom app without Google Play Store Integration

  1. Open AirWatch.
  2. Click Add, then Public Application.
  3. Enter the following information:
  4. Click Next.
  5. Enter a name to identify the Zoom app.
  6. Click Save and Assign.

How to assign the app to a group and apply a configuration

  1. Click Add Assignment.
  2. In the Assignment Groups field, select a group to apply the configuration to.
  3. Next to Application Configuration, select Enabled if you want to auto-configure certain app settings for users.
  4. Specify the configuration options as needed.
    Note: Verify that all fields are filled out, because blank fields will prevent you from adding the configuration.
  5. Click Add.
  6. Click Save and Publish to deploy the app.

How to configure Zoom with G Suite

How to add the Zoom app

  1. Sign in to the G Suite admin console.
  2. In the left panel, click App Management.
  3. Click the option to manage allowed apps.
  4. In the bottom-right corner, click the plus icon.
  5. Search for "zoom" and click the Zoom Cloud Meetings app.
  6. Click Select.

How to assign the app to a group and apply a configuration

  1. Click Zoom Cloud Meetings in the list of allowed apps.
  2. Click Create New Managed Configuration.
  3. Enter a name for the configuration and click Save.

How to configuring Zoom with Intune

How to add the Zoom app

  1. Sign in to the Microsoft 365 Device Management dashboard.
  2. In the left panel, click Client Apps.
  3. Click Apps, then Add.
  4. In the App Type drop-down menu, select Managed Google Play, then click Managed Google Play below the drop-down menu.
  5. Search for "zoom" and click Zoom Cloud Meetings.
  6. Click Approve.

How to assign the app to a group and apply a configuration

  1. Sign in to the Microsoft 365 Device Management dashboard.
  2. In the left panel, click Client Apps, then App configuration policies.
  3. Click Add and enter the following information:
    • Name: Enter a display name to help identify the configuration.
    • Device enrollment type: Select Managed devices.
    • Platform: Select Android.
    • Associated app: Select Zoom Cloud Meetings.
  4. Click Configuration settings.
  5. In the Configuration settings format drop-down menu, select Use configuration designer, then click Add.
  6. Use the configuration designer to specify configuration keys, then click OK.
  7. Use the drop-down menus in the Configuration Value column to specify the values for each key.
  8. Click OK.

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