Showing "Always Join from Browser" option

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Enabling Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us allows users to select the option to Always join from browser when they join meetings from join.zoom.us. This allows you to always join an event from the web client and bypass the Zoom desktop client. This can be useful if you are unable to download the Zoom desktop client.

This article covers:

Prerequisites

  • Account owner or admin privileges

How to enable or disable the "Always Join from Browser" option

Account

To enable or disable Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us 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 menu, click Account Management then Account Settings.
  3. Click the Meeting tab.
  4. Under In Meeting (Advanced), click the Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us toggle to enable or disable it.
  5. If a verification dialog appears, click Enable or Disable to verify the change.
  6. (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

Note: If you signed up for a new Zoom account after August 21, 2021; or the New Admin Experience is enabled on your account, the Group Management page has been renamed to Groups.

To enable or disable Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us 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 menu, click User Management then Group Management.
  3. Click the applicable group name from the list.
  4. Click the Meeting tab.
  5. Under In Meeting (Advanced), click the Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us toggle to enable or disable it.
  6. If a verification dialog appears, click Enable or Disable 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. You need to contact your Zoom admin.
  7. (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 or disable Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us for your own use:

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation menu, click Settings.
  3. Click the Meeting tab.
  4. Under In Meeting (Advanced), click the Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us toggle to enable or disable it.
  5. If a verification dialog appears, click Enable or Disable to verify the change.
    Note: If the option is grayed out, it has been locked at either the group or account level and needs to be changed at that level. You need to contact your Zoom admin.

How to always join from a browser

When you join a meeting from your web browser at join.zoom.us, you can select the check box next to Always join from browser before you join the meeting. This will save your settings and always join your meetings from a browser instead of launching the Zoom desktop client.

 

 

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