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Showing "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us Follow

Overview

Enabling Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us, allows you and members of your account the option to join an event from the web client bypassing the Zoom desktop client. This can be useful if you are unable to download the Zoom desktop client.

Note: Using this feature will not prevent you to join from the Zoom desktop client if it installed on your computer.

This article covers:

Prerequisites

  • Free and above account.
  • Owner, admin.

Enabling Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us

Account

Enabling this feature at the account level, will be applied to all members of the account. This can be changed by the owner or admins with the privileges to edit account settings. Settings that had been previously changed for groups or users will be kept as is.

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation panel, click Account Management then Account Settings.
  3. Click on the Meeting tab.
  4. To enable Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us, click the toggle. In the Enable "Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us" pop-up window, click Enable.
  5. (Optional) If you want to make this setting mandatory for all members of the entire account, click the lock icon  and in the Lock "Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us" pop-up window, click Lock.

Group

Enabling this feature at the group level, will be applied to all members of the group. This can be changed by the owner or admins with the privileges to edit group settings. Settings that had been previously changed for groups members will be kept as is.

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation panel, click User Management then Group Management.
  3. Click on the name of the desired group.
  4. Click on the Meeting tab.
  5. To enable Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us, click the toggle. In the Enable "Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us" pop-up window, click Enable.
  6. (Optional) If you want to make this setting mandatory for all members of this group, click the lock icon  and in the Lock "Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us" pop-up window, click Lock.

User

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. In the navigation panel, click Settings.
  3. Click on the Meeting tab.
  4. To enable Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us, click the toggle. 
    Note: If Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us is disabled and greyed out , contact your account administrator.

Using Show "Always Join from Browser" option when joining from join.zoom.us

The Zoom web client will automatically start without the need to download the desktop client.

Joining a meeting as the host

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal.
  2. Start your meeting as mentioned in these Zoom web client guidelines.

Joining a meeting as a participant

  1. Join your meeting from the Web browser.
  2. In the Join Meeting page, check Always Join from Browser.
  3. Enter the meeting ID, then click Join
  4. Enter your name and then click Join.