Managing advanced audio settings

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The Zoom desktop client includes advanced audio options that provide more control of the audio feed and troubleshooting support.

Note: These features are intended for advanced technical users. Toggling these options without knowledge of a device's hardware and software configuration can result in a sub-standard user experience.

Prerequisites for advanced audio settings

  • Zoom desktop client
    • Windows: 5.3.0 (52651.0920) or higher
    • macOS: 5.3.0 (52651.0920) or higher
    • Linux: 5.3.465578.0920 or higher

How to access advanced audio options

  1. Sign in to the Zoom desktop client.
  2. Click your profile picture, then click Settings.
  3. Click the Audio audio-button.png tab.
  4. Click Advanced.
  5. The following options are available (depending on your operating system):
    • Echo cancellation (Windows, macOS, Linux): Software-based echo cancellation technology that removes audio echoes created by the microphone or room acoustics. The default setting is Auto, but can be changed to Aggressive.
    • Signal processing by Windows audio device drivers (Windows only): Controls the audio signal processing performed by Window's audio drivers. Can be disabled, which will provide Zoom with the raw audio from the audio device. This may help with microphone issues on some devices.

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