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Approve or block entry for users from specific countries/regions Follow

Overview

Account owners and admins can either allow participants from specific countries/regions to join a meeting or block entry for participants from specific countries/regions. If you are targeting a meeting to an audience in a specific location, approving access for your participants’ specific countries/regions will provide additional privacy and security to your meeting.

Once this setting is enabled, it will apply to future Zoom meetings. If you do not want this setting to affect your meetings, disable this setting.

Enabling Approve or block entry for users from specific countries/regions

Account

To enable this security setting for all users in the account:

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal as an admin with the privilege to edit account settings.
  2. In the navigation panel, click Account Management then Account Settings.
  3. Click the Meeting tab.
  4. Under Security, verify that Approve or block entry for users from specific countries/regions is enabled.
  5. If the setting is disabled, click the toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, click Turn On to verify the change.
  6. Select Only allow users from selected countries/regions or Block users from selected countries/regions.
  7. In the Countries/Region box, enter the countries/regions that you want to allow or block.
  8. Click Save.
  9. (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.

Group

To enable this security setting for a group of users:

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal as an admin with the privilege to edit groups.
  2. In the navigation panel, click User Management then Group Management.
  3. Click the applicable group name from the list, then click the Settings tab.
  4. Click the Meeting tab.
  5. Under Security, verify that Approve or block entry for users from specific countries/regions is enabled.
  6. If the setting is disabled, click the toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, click 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.

  7. Select Only allow users from selected countries/regions or Block users from selected countries/regions.

  8. In the Countries/Region box, enter the countries/regions that you want to allow or block.

  9. Click Save.

    (Optional) If you want to make this setting mandatory for all users in the group, click the lock icon , and then click Lock to confirm the setting.

User

To enable this security setting for your own use:

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation panel, click Settings.
  3. Click the Meeting tab.
  4. Under Security, verify that Approve or block entry for users from specific countries/regions is enabled.
  5. If the setting is disabled, click the toggle to enable it. If a verification dialog displays, click Turn On to verify the change.

    Note: If the option is grayed out, it has been locked at either the group or account level. You need to contact your Zoom admin.

  6. Select Only allow users from selected countries/regions or Block users from selected countries/regions.

  7. In the Countries/Region box, enter the countries/regions that you want to allow or block.

  8. Click Save.