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Release notes for April 26, 2020 Follow

Note: The information in the past release notes may have been superseded by subsequent release notes. Please review all current release notes carefully.

New updates for Web

Changes to existing features

  • Disable the setting Only authenticated users can join meetings from Web client by default
    The setting Only authenticated users can join meetings from Web client will now be turned off by default. This change applies to all accounts and can be re-enabled at the account, group, or user level. 
  • Minimum password length of 6 characters for meeting and shared recording passwords
    The minimum password length for both meeting and shared recording passwords will now be 6 characters. 
  • Removing same domain matching for all customers
    All customers that share the same domain but belong in different accounts will no longer be able to communicate with each other unless previously added as external contacts. To continue communicating, they can add them as external contacts or link their accounts together into one organization.

New and enhanced features

  • Administrator features
    • Add expiration date for shared cloud recordings
      Users can now choose to expire the link for a cloud recording after a set number of days or on a custom date. This setting is available for individual recordings. 
  • User features
    • Select data center regions when scheduling a meeting
      Users can now select which data center regions they would like their in meeting traffic to use when scheduling on the Zoom web portal. 
  • Web client features
    • Rename meeting hosted with Personal Meeting ID (PMI)
      Meetings hosted with Personal Meeting ID (PMI) can now be renamed during the meeting to help the host more easily identify recordings.
  • Developer features
    • Added an additional parameter “password” to the Meeting Created Event.
      • meeting.created
    • While creating a meeting or a webinar, the “password” field must follow the “Meeting password requirement” setting enabled on the account settings page.
      • POST /users/{userId}/meetings
      • PATCH /meetings/{meetingId}
      • POST/users/{userId}/webinars
      • PATCH /webinars/{webinarId}
    • The “password” field to access a recording must follow the “Recording password requirement” setting enabled on the account settings page.
      • PATCH /meetings/{meetingId}/recordings/settings
    • Enhanced the rate limit on Change User Email API. A maximum of 3 email update requests are permitted for a single user in one day.
      • PUT users/{userId}/email
    • Enhanced the User APIs to ignore the “.” sign which is before the “@” symbol for a gmail account as dots do not matter in a gmail account:
      • POST /users
      • GET /users/{userId}
      • DELETE /users/{userId}
      • PATCH /users/{userId}
      • PATCH /users/{userId}/settings
      • GET /users/{userId}/settings
      • PUT /users/{userId}/email
    • Added new fields(“custom_data_center_regions”, “personal_meeting”) in Account Settings, Group Settings, User Settings and Lock Settings APIs.
      • GET /accounts/{accountId}/settings
      • PATCH /accounts/{accountId}/settings
      • GET /accounts/{accountId}/lock_settings
      • PATCH /accounts/{accountId}/lock_settings
      • GET /groups/{groupId}/settings
      • PATCH /groups/{groupId}/settings
      • GET /groups/{groupId}/lock_settings
      • PATCH /groups/{groupId}/lock_settings
      • GET /users/{userId}/settings
      • PATCH /users/{userId}/settings
    • Added new fields(“data_center_regions”) in Account Settings, Group Settings and User Settings APIs.
      • GET /accounts/{accountId}/settings
      • PATCH /accounts/{accountId}/settings
      • GET /groups/{groupId}/settings
      • PATCH /groups/{groupId}/settings
      • GET /users/{userId}/settings
      • PATCH /users/{userId}/settings
    • Added new fields(“meeting_password_requirement”,“recording_password_requirement”) in Account Settings APIs.
      • GET /accounts/{accountId}/settings
      • PATCH /accounts/{accountId}/settings
    • Added new fields(“additional_data_center_regions”) in Meeting and Webinar APIs
      • POST /users/{userId}/meetings
      • PATCH /meetings/{meetingId}
      • POST /users/{userId}/webinars
      • PATCH /webinars/{webinarId}

Resolved issues

  • Resolved an issue where a subset of users were unable to download their telephony reports
  • Resolved an issue with Lastpass automatically filling in the incorrect password
  • Fixed the null pointer exception error that was thrown while users called the Create Chat Channel API
  • Fixed the issue where a custCreate user previously could not be searched by email domain in the web portal
  • Fixed the issue where participant location was being returned as “null” via Dashboard Meeting Participant API
  • Minor bug fixes

New updates for the Outlook add-in

New and enhanced features

  • Select data center regions when scheduling a meeting
    Users can now select which data center regions they would like their in meeting traffic to use when scheduling on the Zoom web portal. 

New updates for Zoom Rooms

For full notes including version numbers, please see the operating system release notes. 
Windows | macOS | Appliances | iOS* | Android | Windows Controller

*The iOS release requires Apple approval and may take a few additional days to appear in the App Store.

New and enhanced features

  • Recording permissions - Windows, macOS, Appliances
    Admin users can restrict recording permissions from the web so that meeting hosts cannot allow attendees to record. 
  • AES 256-bit GCM encryption - Windows, macOS, Appliances
    Zoom is upgrading to the AES 256-bit GCM encryption standard, which offers increased protection of your meeting data in transit and resistance against tampering. This provides confidentiality and integrity assurances on your Zoom Meeting, Zoom Video Webinar, and Zoom Phone data. This version of Virtual Room Connector will support GCM encryption when it is automatically enabled for all accounts on May 30. For H.323/SIP devices, GCM encryption will be used between the Cloud Room Connector and the Meeting connector, to ensure codec compatibility.

Changes to existing features

  • Problem reports - Windows, macOS, Appliances, iOS, Android
    In addition to basic logs, users can send audio, content sharing, and crash dump logs with a problem report using the Zoom Rooms Controller.
  • Screen sharing - Windows, macOS, iOS, Android
    Zoom Rooms cannot share screen when the host disables screen sharing for meeting participants.
  • Automatic Meeting Password Entry during Meeting Join - Windows Controller
    Zoom Rooms will now automatically detect the meeting password in a calendar invite and enter it when joining. 

New and enhanced features

  • Controller Features
    • Show the connected data center - Windows, iOS, Android
      Users can see which data center they are connected to by clicking on by clicking on the info icon on the Zoom Rooms Controller and Zoom Rooms for Touch.

Resolved Issues

  • Security enhancements - Windows, macOS, Appliances, iOS, Android, Windows Controller
  • Minor bug fixes - Windows, macOS, Appliances, iOS Android, Windows Controller