Configuring the Zoom for Chrome PWA
If you're an admin that manages Chrome apps, you can configure the Zoom for Chrome PWA using the Google Admin console. This allows you to deploy the PWA to your users with exactly the install and configuration policies that suit your needs.
For more information regarding how to use the Zoom for Chrome PWA once configured and deployed, please refer to the getting started guide.
Note: The Zoom for Chrome PWA is separate from the ChromeOS app and is intended to replace it, as support for ChromeOS apps are being phased out across all operating systems by November 5, 2022. We strongly recommend admins begin migrating users from the ChromeOS app to the new Zoom for Chrome PWA to ensure a smooth transition. Learn more about auto-launching the PWA on Chrome OS devices.
This article covers:
- Supported Policies
- How to configure Zoom for Chrome PWA
Prerequisites for configuring Zoom for Chrome PWA
- Access to the Google Admin console
- Chrome OS 93 or higher
Use these polices when installing the Zoom for Chrome PWA:
|Force Install||Installs the app automatically and prevents users from removing it.||Boolean|
|Force install + pin||Installs the app automatically and prevents users from removing it. On a Chrome OS device, this pins the app to the taskbar.||Boolean|
|Allow install||Lets users install the app.||Boolean|
Zoom for Chrome policies
The following parameters are supported for use with the Zoom for Chrome PWA. If you do not specify a parameter, the default value is used.
Specify if the app will stop for an invalid certificate. If false, then the user will be prompted to trust the certificate or not.
Specify if signing in with Google is disabled.
Specify if signing in with Apple is disabled.
Specify if signing in with Facebook is disabled.
Specify if signing in with SSO is disabled.
Specify if signing in with email is disabled.
Predefine the vanity URL used to log in using SSO.
Example: Enter "success" to set the SSO URL as https://success.zoom.us
Specify if SSO is the default login method. If set to true, users can still switch to other login methods. This item will not apply if DisableLoginWithSSO is set to True.
Set account IDs* that the client is restricted to join meetings hosted by specific accounts
Direct Chromebook users automatically to the Google Authentication page, where they can select their saved Google credentials.
This does not apply if DisableGoogleLogin is set to True.
Prevent users from renaming before joining a meeting if signed in via Google
Prevent users from renaming before joining a meeting if signed in via SSO
*Note: Please have an account admin or owner contact Support to acquire your account ID.
How to configure Zoom for Chrome PWA
- Sign in to the Google admin console.
- From the Home page, go to Devices and then select Chrome.
- Click Apps & extensions.
- Click Users & browsers as the type of app you want to configure.
- To apply the setting to everyone, leave the top organizational unit selected. Otherwise, select a child organizational unit you have created for your organization.
- In the bottom-right corner, click and choose Add by URL.
- Enter this URL (https://pwa.zoom.us/wc) and choose how you want the PWA to open.
- Click Save.
- Set the app policies manually, or upload a custom JSON file.
- Click Save.
To check if the configuration has been successfully applied:
- Enter chrome://policy in the browser on the target Chrome browser.
- Find the ManagedConfigurationPerOrigin policy section and click Show more to expand the policy value.
- Copy the managed_configuration_url value into your browser address bar, load that page, and verify the JSON matches.
See below for a sample configuration that disables Google login and pre-defines the vanity URL used to log-in using SSO:
Note: When setting the SSO URL, just the domain is required. There is no need for the full SSO URL, such as https://success.zoom.us.
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