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Release notes for March 1, 2021 Follow

New updates for the Zoom client

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

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

Note : The client release for Windows has been delayed until March 2, 2021.

New and enhanced features

  • Meeting/webinar features
    • Enhanced custom gallery view with hidden non-video participants - Windows, macOS, Android, iOS
      Custom gallery view order can be utilized even when non-video participants are hidden. When a non-video participant turns on their video, their video will be added to the bottom-right corner of the last page of gallery view.
    • Clearer designation of shared content - Windows, macOS, Linux
      When sharing begins, a notification is provided over the shared content, clearly showing what you are sharing and when participants are able to see the content. Requires at least 80% of participants to be on version 5.5.4 or higher for the host to be notified that the shared content is visible to participants.
    • Improved carriage return for in-meeting/webinar chat - iOS
      Messages will automatically wrap around to the next line as they extend beyond the provided space, and includes a Return option on the keyboard to force a new line.

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements
  • Resolved an issue regarding slides as virtual background not recording properly - Windows, macOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding chat screenshots disappearing before sending - macOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding pinning a non-authenticated users - Windows
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding improper text wrapping within polls - Linux
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding joining breakout rooms causing the participants to exit the meeting instead - Linux
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding annotation with an extended display on an iPad and Apple Pencil - macOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding annotation with a portion of the screen - macOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of user regarding audio echo - Windows