Release notes for April 18, 2022

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Release notes for the Zoom client

For full notes including version numbers, please see the operating system release notes. 
Windows | macOS | Linux | Android* | iOS*  

*Note: The mobile releases require additional approval from their respective app stores and may take a few additional days to be available for download.

Changes to existing features

  • Zoom Chat integrations with Box and SharePoint - Windows, macOS, Android, iOS
    The Zoom Chat cloud storage integrations with Box and SharePoint can now be self enabled on all paid accounts, meaning these features no longer need to be requested from Zoom. Additionally, the minimum version for these features has changed to 5.10.3.

New and enhanced features

  • General features
    • Chat Etiquette Tool - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Account owners and admins can create Chat Etiquette policies to identify defined keywords or text patterns/regular expressions (such as account numbers) and then determine what action occurs when a policy is triggered. When a user attempts to send a message through Zoom Chat and/or in-meeting/webinar chat that triggers a Chat Etiquette policy, the user is either warned or blocked from sending the message. Chat Etiquette policies are configured at the account level, and can be activated at the account or group level. Admins can create up to 50 policies on the account. This feature requires client version 5.6.0 or higher.
    • One-time password requirement for suspicious logins - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Users with a work email login type and who do not have two-factor authentication enabled are required to enter a one-time password, sent to their account email, when Zoom detects a suspicious login, for example, a login from a different country or device than usual, among other factors.
    • Additional MSI/PLIST/GPO options
      • Disable broadcasting to messages to breakout rooms - DisableBroadcastBOMessage - Windows, macOS, Linux
        Disabled by default, this will disable the ability for the host to broadcast a message to all open breakout rooms.
      • Allow joining meetings hosted in ZfG Cloud without authentication - OverrideEnforceSigninIntercloud - Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS
        Disabled by default, this option overrides the EnforceSignInToJoin policy and allows a user to join a Zoom meeting hosted on the ZfG Cloud, without the need to authenticate.
      • Disable all intercloud features - Intercloud_DisableAllFeatures - Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables all features except for audio and video for meetings hosted on the ZfG cloud.
      • Disable in-meeting chat on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableMeetingChat - Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of in-meeting chat on meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable screen sharing ability on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableShareScreen - Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the local ability to share screen on meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud. This does not affect incoming shared content.
      • Disable meeting reactions on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableMeetingReactions - Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of meeting reactions on meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable file transfers on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableMeetingFileTransfer - Windows, macOS, Linux
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of file transfers through in-meeting chat on meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable annotation on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableAnnotation - Windows, macOS, Linux
        Disabled by default, this option disables the local ability to annotate on shared content in meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud. This does not affect others ability to annotate.
      • Disable whiteboards on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableWhiteBoard - Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of in-meeting whiteboarding on meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable local recording on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableLocalRecording - Windows, macOS, Linux
        Disabled by default, this option disables the ability to locally record meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable captioning on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableClosedCaptioning - Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of captioning features on meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable remote control during screen share on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableRemoteControl - Windows, macOS, Linux
        Disabled by default, this option disables the remote control of shared screens in meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable polling on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableMeetingPolls - Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of polling in meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable the ability to connect through computer audio for intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableComputerAudio - Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of computer audio for connecting to meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
  • Meeting/webinar features
    • Central library of polls - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Users can manage a central library of polls for meetings and webinars. They can create or edit polls and use them for Personal Meeting ID (PMI) and non-PMI meetings. Previously, polls for PMI and non-PMI meetings were managed separately. When a poll is marked as available to all meetings, it will appear in the list of polls that can be launched in a meeting. This new central repository will not replace the existing "Personal Meeting (PMI) polls", instead polls created here will only appear in PMI meetings.
    • Hide/display chat preview notifications - Windows, macOS, Linux
      Participants can quickly and easily hide or show the in-meeting/webinar chat message previews. These can be disabled to help you to avoid distractions during a presentation, then displayed again when you can provide more attention to incoming chat messages.
    • Support for multi-spotlight for cloud recordings - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Cloud recordings will recognize and record up to 9 spotlighted participants in a meeting or webinar.
  • Meeting features
    • Enhancement to Waiting Room participants order - Windows, macOS
      Hosts can choose to display the participants currently in the Waiting Room in either chronological or alphabetical order. This is set in the Waiting Room customization settings in the web portal. This feature requires version 5.10.3 or higher.
    • View Breakout Rooms activities from main session - Windows, macOS, Linux
      Hosts can get an idea of how active their breakout rooms are by viewing the list of open breakout rooms. Each participant in those breakout rooms will show their current video and audio status, if they are sharing their screen, and any active reactions or nonverbal feedback.
    • Enhanced Meeting Reaction awareness - Windows, macOS, Linux
      Meeting participants will have clearer indications of which reaction or nonverbal feedback they have chosen. This is useful when the participants cannot easily see their self-view, which typically indicates any active reactions or nonverbal feedback.
    • Gesture Recognition - Windows, macOS
      Allows for visual gestures, such as a raised hand, to automatically use a corresponding meeting reaction, Raise hand. Currently, this is supported for Raise Hand and Thumbs Up reactions.
  • Whiteboard features
    • Introducing: Zoom Whiteboard - Windows, macOS, Linux
      We’ve redesigned our virtual whiteboarding experience to bring you the all-new Zoom Whiteboard, a cross-platform visual collaboration solution that’s built right into Zoom Meetings, the Zoom desktop client, and the Zoom web portal. With Zoom Whiteboard, you can brainstorm and collaborate on a persistent, expandable, digital canvas. In-person and remote teams can ideate from Zoom-enabled devices, providing you and your team with the intuitive features you need to collaborate.
  • Phone features
    • Search Zoom Phone Appliances - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Users can search for and browse Zoom Phone Appliances that have been set up as Shared Offices (common area phones). These appliances appear in the Desk Phones section in the Contacts tab.
    • Conference call - Windows, macOS, Android, iOS
      Phone users can seamlessly add more than 3 participants to one call. This feature needs to be enabled by Zoom.
    • SMS/MMS opt in/out - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Users can allow their recipients to opt in/out of SMS/MMS messaging to stay within the 10DLC parameters set by mobile carriers.
  • Contact Center features
    • Default behavior for agents - Windows, macOS
      After signing in to the desktop client and selecting the Contact Center tab, supervisors will see the Closed Engagements tab and agents see the first available tab they have access to instead of the outbound dial pad.
    • Enhancement to notes - Windows, macOS
      Notes are displayed in reverse chronological order with the most recent notes displayed first. In addition, adding new notes will not affect the overall order of the notes.
    • Enhancements to Engagement tab - Windows, macOS
      Agents or supervisors can click View Events to view historical information for an active or closed engagement; for example, when the engagement started. In addition, the notes section has been renamed to Published notes.
    • Enhancements to address book - Windows, macOS
      Agents can add multiple phone numbers and emails to address book contacts.

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements
  • Resolved an issue regarding imported external contacts not matching for inbound calls - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding Zoom Contact Center tab appearing blank - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding Samoa and New Zealand time zones - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding detecting and reporting network switch for 933 calls - Windows, macOS, Linux
  • Resolved an issue regarding the Logitech H820e headset - Windows, macOS, Linux
  • Resolved an issue regarding the Show meeting invitation option not appearing for an upcoming meeting or webinar - Windows, macOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding sharing slides with unsupported Russian and Vietnamese language packs - Windows, macOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding popping/cracking sounds when sharing audio - Windows, macOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding inconsistent behavior when saving breakout room options - Windows, macOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding presence not syncing with Outlook - Windows, macOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding shared content being obscured when using an AVD environment - Windows
  • Resolved an issue regarding assigning participants to Immersive view - Windows
  • Resolved an issue regarding contact matching and international calling - Windows
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding Outlook plugin crashes caused by Japanese characters - Windows
  • Resolved an issue regarding webinar video layouts - Windows
  • Resolved an issue regarding inconsistent spotlight behavior when using dual-monitor mode - Windows
  • Resolved an issue regarding switching between chat channels on M1 devices running macOS 12.3.1 - macOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding switching between built-in camera and Blackmagic connection - macOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding Zoom Device Management - macOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding muting a participant that is changing their video settings - macOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding failed installations - macOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding crashes when attempting to share screen - Linux
  • Resolved an issue regarding scheduling with join before host - Android
  • Resolved an issue regarding invitations copied on devices set in the Japan region - Android
  • Resolved an issue regarding spacing issues of pronouns displayed on iPads - iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding wired network connections not being recognized and reported as such in Dashboard - iOS

Release notes for Zoom for Intune

For full notes including version numbers, please see the operating system release notes. 
Intune for Android | Intune for iOS

Note: The mobile releases require additional approval from their respective app stores and may take a few additional days to be available for download.

Changes to existing features

  • Zoom Chat integrations with Box and SharePoint - Android, iOS
    The Zoom Chat cloud storage integrations with Box and SharePoint can now be self enabled on all paid accounts, meaning these features no longer need to be requested from Zoom. Additionally, the minimum version for these features has changed to 5.10.3.

New and enhanced features

  • General features
    • Chat Etiquette Tool - Android, iOS
      Account owners and admins can create Chat Etiquette policies to identify defined keywords or text patterns/regular expressions (such as account numbers) and then determine what action occurs when a policy is triggered. When a user attempts to send a message through Zoom Chat and/or in-meeting/webinar chat that triggers a Chat Etiquette policy, the user is either warned or blocked from sending the message. Chat Etiquette policies are configured at the account level, and can be activated at the account or group level. Admins can create up to 50 policies on the account. This feature requires client version 5.6.0 or higher.
    • One-time password requirement for suspicious logins - Android, iOS
      Users with a work email login type and who do not have two-factor authentication enabled are required to enter a one-time password, sent to their account email, when Zoom detects a suspicious login, for example, a login from a different country or device than usual, among other factors.
    • Additional MSI/PLIST/GPO options
      • Allow joining meetings hosted in ZfG Cloud without authentication - OverrideEnforceSigninIntercloud - iOS
        Disabled by default, this option overrides the EnforceSignInToJoin policy and allows a user to join a Zoom meeting hosted on the ZfG Cloud, without the need to authenticate.
      • Disable all intercloud features - Intercloud_DisableAllFeatures - iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables all features except for audio and video for meetings hosted on the ZfG cloud.
      • Disable in-meeting chat on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableMeetingChat - iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of in-meeting chat on meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable screen sharing ability on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableShareScreen - iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the local ability to share screen on meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud. This does not affect incoming shared content.
      • Disable meeting reactions on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableMeetingReactions - iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of meeting reactions on meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable whiteboards on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableWhiteBoard - iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of in-meeting whiteboarding on meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable captioning on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableClosedCaptioning - iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of captioning features on meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable polling on intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableMeetingPolls - iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of polling in meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
      • Disable the ability to connect through computer audio for intercloud meetings - Intercloud_DisableComputerAudio - iOS
        Disabled by default, this option disables the use of computer audio for connecting to meetings hosted on the ZfG Cloud.
  • Meeting/webinar features
    • Central library of polls - Android, iOS
      Users can manage a central library of polls for meetings and webinars. They can create or edit polls and use them for Personal Meeting ID (PMI) and non-PMI meetings. Previously, polls for PMI and non-PMI meetings were managed separately. When a poll is marked as available to all meetings, it will appear in the list of polls that can be launched in a meeting. This new central repository will not replace the existing "Personal Meeting (PMI) polls", instead polls created here will only appear in PMI meetings.
    • Support for multi-spotlight for cloud recordings - Android, iOS
      Cloud recordings will recognize and record up to 9 spotlighted participants in a meeting or webinar.
  • Phone features
    • Search Zoom Phone Appliances - Android, iOS
      Users can search for and browse Zoom Phone Appliances that have been set up as Shared Offices (common area phones). These appliances appear in the Desk Phones section in the Contacts tab.
    • Conference call
      Phone users can seamlessly add more than 3 participants to one call. This feature needs to be enabled by Zoom.
    • SMS/MMS opt in/out - Android, iOS
      Users can allow their recipients to opt in/out of SMS/MMS messaging to stay within the 10DLC parameters set by mobile carriers.

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements
  • Resolved an issue regarding imported external contacts not matching for inbound calls - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding Zoom Contact Center tab appearing blank -  Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding Samoa and New Zealand time zones - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding scheduling with join before host - Android
  • Resolved an issue regarding invitations copied on devices set in the Japan region - Android
  • Resolved an issue regarding spacing issues of pronouns displayed on iPads - iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding wired network connections not being recognized and reported as such in Dashboard - iOS

Release notes for Outlook Plugin

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements

Release notes for IBM Notes plugin

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes

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