Release notes for June 20, 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

  • Change to Zoom Chat default settings - Windows, macOS, Android, iOS
    Various Zoom Chat settings are changing their default status for new users. Existing users will be unaffected by the changes. These changes may also affect the default MSI/GPO policies, as noted by the *.
    • Enabled by default: Show Code Snippet, Show Link Preview*, Move messages with new replies to the bottom of the chat*, Show profile photos next to Direct Messages*.
    • Disabled by default: Separate my chats and channels sections.

New and enhanced features

  • General features
    • View profile cards in during meetings - Windows, macOS, Linux
      If allowed by account admins, users can view other participants' Zoom profile card from within a meeting. This also includes the addition of a participant’s local time as part of their profile card, to aid in coordinating time zones between users.
    • Mobile widget support - Android, iOS
      The mobile app can create a widget to display upcoming meetings at glance.
    • Additional MSI/PLIST/GPO options
      • Set exact level of touch up appearance filter - SetFaceBeautyValue - Windows, macOS, iOS
        This policy, when used in conjunction with EnableFaceBeauty, allows admins to set the default level of the touch up appearance option. By default, this is set to 25%.
      • Set exact level of low-light adjustment - SetLightAdaptionManualValue - Windows, macOS
        This policy, when used in conjunction with EnableLightAdaption and EnableAutoLightAdaption, allows admins to set the default level of the low light adaptation option. If EnableFaceBeauty is enabled and EnableAutoLightAdaption is disabled, this policy will take effect. By default, this is set to 20%.
  • Meeting/webinar features
    • Additional Avatars Support - Android
      When enabled during a meeting, Zoom’s technology uses your device’s camera to detect where a face is on the screen and apply the selected avatar effect. This feature requires 5.11.0 or higher on Android.
    • Set video filters to be persistent for future meetings - Windows, macOS
      Users can choose a video filter, such as color filters, frames, and foreground effects, which can be set and applied to all future meetings. This can be adjusted as needed before and within a meeting.
    • Meetings with Multiple Participants Share Content pre-enabled - Windows, macOS, Linux
      Hosts can schedule meetings with the Multiple participants can share simultaneously option pre-enabled. This feature must be enabled by Zoom.
    • Persistent Gallery view after pinning - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Participants in Gallery view are returned to Gallery view after pinning and unpinning a video, rather than switching to Speaker view after unpinning a video.
    • Enhanced mobile meeting experience - Android, iOS
      Participants can more easily minimize a meeting, as well as the ability to tap on the self-view in gallery view to open a new Virtual Backgrounds and Filters selector, to quickly make changes to their video appearance.
    • Quicker enablement of gesture recognition - Windows, macOS
      Gesture recognition can be quickly enabled and disabled during a meeting directly from the meeting toolbar.
  • Meeting features
    • Search breakout rooms ​​- Windows, macOS, Linux
      Hosts and co-hosts are able to better manage breakout rooms with the ability to search participants or breakout rooms by name, allowing them to quickly view, assign, or move participants between breakout rooms.
    • Support for translated captions - Windows, macOS
      Account owners and admins can enable Translated Captions, which allows users to enable automated translated captions in language pairs in meetings; it also provides a speaking language list and translation language list. These settings are available at the account, group, and user levels. This feature is only available for Zoom One Business Plus and Zoom One Enterprise Plus accounts.
  • Webinar features
    • Simultaneous sharing for panelists - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Webinar attendees can now experience the sharing of simultaneous presentations by panelists. This is the same functionality that is already available in Zoom Meetings. The webinar attendee can choose which screen to view, such as seeing the content in their language when a presentation is shared in different languages. This can be helpful when sharing presentations in multiple languages.
    • Chat Etiquette Tool support for Webinar Q&A - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Chat etiquette policies are also applied to Webinar Q&A content, in addition to the existing support for in-meeting chat, in-webinar chat, and Zoom Chat.
    • Support for Zoom Apps in Webinars - Windows, macOS
      Webinar panelists can launch Zoom Apps during their webinars and share their view of the app with attendees. For some apps, attendees can be invited to open the app and collaborate with the panelists. This feature requires version 5.10.6 and will not be immediately available, as it is dependent on a backend update currently scheduled for June 28.
  • Whiteboard features
    • Out-of-meeting experience
      • Add additional shapes for Zoom Whiteboard 
        Additional shapes can be created to facilitate flow charts, data flow diagrams, and organization charts. These shapes can be added and edited in the out-of-meeting Whiteboard experience. This feature will not be immediately available, as it is dependent on a backend server update scheduled for June 29. 
      • Whiteboard Templates 
        Templates can be used to create a whiteboard and or inserted on existing whiteboards while out of meeting. Whiteboards with templates can be viewed in-meeting.
    • In-meeting experience
      • View additional shapes for Zoom Whiteboard - Windows, macOS, Linux 
        Additional shapes can be viewed to facilitate flow charts, data flow diagrams, and organization charts. These shapes can only be viewed with the in-meeting Whiteboard experience.
  • Chat features
    • Support for Chat Folders on mobile - Android, iOS
      Chat folders can be used and created through the Zoom mobile app, in addition to the desktop client.
    • Enhanced deep linking for chat and channels - Windows, macOS, Android, iOS
      Chat message linking can be done to and from private channels, group chats, and 1:1 conversations. Only users with existing access can view the referenced channels, group chats, or messages.
    • Notifications when added to a new channel - Windows, macOS, Android, iOS
      Users are shown a notification when they are added to a chat channel or group chat.
    • Support for restricting channel creation by user groups - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Admins can restrict at the Group level if users can create their own public or private channels. This can be configured for both new and existing user groups, and Admins can change the setting at any time.
    • Support for suppressing channel removal notifications - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Admins can suppress deleted or deactivated user notifications in group chats and channels.
    • Sidebar and folders enhancements - Windows, macOS
      The Starred section has moved to the top on the sidebar, above all folders. A new caret menu to the right of the Chat title includes options to Create a Channel, Join a Channel, Create a Folder, and Add a Bot. The preview of unread Chats or Channels that appears when hovering over an unread badge on a collapsed folder or section will now include @all or @me mentions.
    • Support for GIF content rating restrictions - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Account admins can restrict certain GIF images in Zoom Chat based on GIPHY’s content rating system. Content ratings include G, PG, PG-13, and R.
    • Support for adding users to a channel in bulk - Windows, macOS, Linux
      Zoom Chat channel admins can add members to an existing channel in bulk by copy-and-pasting a list of email addresses. Separate emails are detected by a space, semicolon, comma, or new line.
    • Happy Anniversary chat celebration - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      When variations of “Happy Anniversary” are used in Zoom Chat, a celebration of raining Tada emojis 🎉 will rain down in the chat window.
  • Phone features
    • Call forwarding - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
      Phone users can enable/disable Call Forwarding on their client and forward their call to internal extensions, external contacts/numbers, and voicemail, depending on their phone plan and policy. This setting can be set for a time duration if desired.
    • Search Common area phones in Contacts - Windows, macOS
      Users can search and dial a desk phone from the Zoom client. They can also browse through a list of Zoom Phone Appliance names in the Contacts page under the Zoom Phone Appliances section.
  • Contact Center features
    • Estimated wait time in video Waiting Room - Windows, macOS
      If enabled by an admin, consumers will see the estimated wait time while waiting in the queue for a video engagement (Waiting Room). The estimated wait time is based on several factors including the average handling time.
    • Enhancements to voice call recordings during call transfers - Windows, macOS
      When a call is being recorded and the agent transfers the call to a Zoom Phone user or to an external number, the contact center voice call recording will stop.
    • Enhancements to chat feature in video engagements - Windows, macOS
      There are several UI enhancements to the chat feature in video engagements to better match the web chat experience.
    • Enhancement to video engagements - Windows, macOS
      When an additional consumer is in a video engagement and then they leave, the engagement will continue for the remaining agent and consumer.
    • Test video and microphone - Windows, macOS
      Consumers can test their video and microphone when joining a video engagement using a web browser.
    • Enhancements to closed engagements tabs - Windows, macOS
      When viewing the closed engagements tab, supervisors and agents can search for specific engagement or filter to a subset of engagements.
    • End of SMS or chat engagement experience - Windows, macOS
      Account owners and admins can no longer set a wrap-up time for chat and SMS engagements. This is being changed to improve the experience for agents that handle several chat engagements at once and gives agents more time to set a disposition. Agents will not be able to set a disposition for a closed SMS or chat engagement. Dispositions will be re-enabled in a future release for SMS and chat engagements.
  • Zoom Apps features
    • Support for Zoom Apps in Webinars - Windows, macOS
      Webinar panelists can launch Zoom Apps during their webinars and share their view of the app with attendees. For some apps, attendees can be invited to open the app and collaborate with the panelists. This feature requires version 5.10.6 and will not be immediately available, as it is dependent on a backend update currently scheduled for June 28.
    • Guest mode for authenticated users - Windows, macOS
      Meeting users can access a Zoom App through Guest mode, even if they are authenticated in the meeting. This allows users some functionality when collaborating on apps that have not been pre-approved by an admin or installed by them directly.

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements
  • Resolved an issue regarding webinar panelists profile pictures appearing improperly in chat notifications - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding local recordings and dual–monitor mode - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding DNS parsing and sign-in - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding demoting panelists in a webinar - Window, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding breakout room assignments not saving - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding hyperlinks in chat not recognizing the entire URL - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding incorrect caller ID when a call is transferred on mobile - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding the inability to enter a password containing the @ symbol when using Hungarian keyboard - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding external contacts names matching incorrectly with an incoming call - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding one-way audio on Zoom Phone calls in quick succession - Windows, macOS, Linux, Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding the SetEmailDomainsRestrictedToLogin and OverrideEnforceSigninIntercloud policies - Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding enabling HD video in the client - Windows, macOS, Linux
  • Resolved an issue regarding inconsistent menu navigation with keyboard arrow keys - Windows, macOS, Linux
  • Resolved an issue regarding the incorrect time zone being applied and causing sync issues with Outlook - Windows, macOS, Linux
  • Resolved an issue regarding multiple camera devices with the same device ID not being switchable between in a meeting - Windows, macOS, Linux
  • Resolved an issue regarding searching contacts by first/last name, rather than their display name - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding the ability to share applications after Windows Explorer is restarted - Windows
  • Resolved an issue regarding spotlighting participants - Windows
  • Resolved an issue regarding share links for cloud recordings being unnecessarily long - Windows
  • Resolved an issue regarding dark mode not being utilized on the Verify your Emergency Address window - Windows
  • Resolved an issue regarding a breakout room broadcast message with line breaks - Windows
  • Resolved an issue regarding participants randomly being unassigned from breakout room assignments between breakout sessions - macOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding presence status when screen is locked - macOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding sharing the classic whiteboard in a meeting - macOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding unmuting participants - Linux
  • Resolved an issue regarding sharing content on Gnome 41 with Wayland - Linux
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding menu visibility when folding/unfolding a device - Android
  • Resolved an issue regarding a shared mixed text-and-image message in Zoom Chat, appearing as a file transfer in reporting - Android
  • Resolved an issue regarding dismissing captions - iOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding scheduling a meeting with a specific duration - iOS

Note: The Internal calling between Zoom Phone to Zoom Contact Center and Enhancement to Salesforce integration features have been pulled from release due to issues with deployment and will be available in another upcoming release.

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

  • Change to Zoom Chat default settings - Android, iOS
    Various Zoom Chat settings are changing their default status for new users. Existing users will be unaffected by the changes. These changes may also affect the default MSI/GPO policies, as noted by the *.
    • Enabled by default: Show Code Snippet, Show Link Preview*, Move messages with new replies to the bottom of the chat*, Show profile photos next to Direct Messages*.
    • Disabled by default: Separate my chats and channels sections.

New and enhanced features

  • General features
    • Mobile widget support - Android, iOS
      The mobile app can create a widget to display upcoming meetings at glance.
    • Additional MSI/PLIST/GPO options
      • Set exact level of touch up appearance filter - SetFaceBeautyValue - iOS
        This policy, when used in conjunction with EnableFaceBeauty, allows admins to set the default level of the touch up appearance option. By default, this is set to 25%.
  • Meeting/webinar features
    • Additional Avatars Support - Android
      When enabled during a meeting, Zoom’s technology uses your device’s camera to detect where a face is on the screen and apply the selected avatar effect. This feature requires 5.11.0 or higher on Android.
    • Persistent Gallery view after pinning - Android, iOS
      Participants in Gallery view are returned to Gallery view after pinning and unpinning a video, rather than switching to Speaker view after unpinning a video.
    • Enhanced mobile meeting experience - Android, iOS
      Participants can more easily minimize a meeting, as well as the ability to tap on the self-view in gallery view to open a new Virtual Backgrounds and Filters selector, to quickly make changes to their video appearance.
  • Webinar features
    • Simultaneous sharing for panelists - Android, iOS
      Webinar attendees can now experience the sharing of simultaneous presentations by panelists. This is the same functionality that is already available in Zoom Meetings. The webinar attendee can choose which screen to view, such as seeing the content in their language when a presentation is shared in different languages. This can be helpful when sharing presentations in multiple languages.
    • Chat Etiquette Tool support for Webinar Q&A - Android, iOS
      Chat etiquette policies are also applied to Webinar Q&A content, in addition to the existing support for in-meeting chat, in-webinar chat, and Zoom Chat.
  • Chat features
    • Support for Chat Folders on mobile - Android, iOS
      Chat folders can be used and created through the Zoom mobile app, in addition to the desktop client.
    • Enhanced deep linking for chat and channels - Android, iOS
      Chat message linking can be done to and from private channels, group chats, and 1:1 conversations. Only users with existing access can view the referenced channels, group chats, or messages.
    • Notifications when added to a new channel - Android, iOS
      Users are shown a notification when they are added to a chat channel or group chat.
    • Support for restricting channel creation by user groups - Android, iOS
      Admins can restrict at the Group level if users can create their own public or private channels. This can be configured for both new and existing user groups, and Admins can change the setting at any time.
    • Support for suppressing channel removal notifications - Android, iOS
      Admins can suppress deleted or deactivated user notifications in group chats and channels.
    • Support for GIF content rating restrictions - Android, iOS
      Account admins can restrict certain GIF images in Zoom Chat based on GIPHY’s content rating system. Content ratings include G, PG, PG-13, and R.
    • Happy Anniversary chat celebration - Android, iOS
      When variations of “Happy Anniversary” are used in Zoom Chat, a celebration of raining Tada emojis 🎉 will rain down in the chat window.
  • Phone features
    • Call forwarding - Android, iOS
      Phone users can enable/disable Call Forwarding on their client and forward their call to internal extensions, external contacts/numbers, and voicemail, depending on their phone plan and policy. This setting can be set for a time duration if desired.

Resolved Issues

  • Minor bug fixes
  • Security enhancements
  • Resolved an issue regarding webinar panelists profile pictures appearing improperly in chat notifications - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding local recordings and dual–monitor mode - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding DNS parsing and sign-in - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding demoting panelists in a webinar - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding breakout room assignments not saving - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding hyperlinks in chat not recognizing the entire URL - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding incorrect caller ID when a call is transferred on mobile - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding the inability to enter a password containing the @ symbol when using Hungarian keyboard - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding external contacts names matching incorrectly with an incoming call - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding one-way audio on Zoom Phone calls in quick succession - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding searching contacts by first/last name, rather than their display name - Android, iOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding menu visibility when folding/unfolding a device - Android
  • Resolved an issue regarding a shared mixed text-and-image message in Zoom Chat, appearing as a file transfer in reporting - Android
  • Resolved an issue regarding the SetEmailDomainsRestrictedToLogin and OverrideEnforceSigninIntercloud policies - iOS
  • Resolved an issue regarding dismissing captions - iOS
  • Resolved an issue for a subset of users regarding scheduling a meeting with a specific duration - iOS

Release notes for Outlook plugin

New and enhanced features

  • Support for high-contrast mode (Windows)
    The Outlook plugin supports user-selected high-contrast settings on their Windows platform

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

Release notes for IBM Notes plugin

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

Release notes for Skype for Business (Lync) plugin

Resolved issues

  • Minor bug fixes

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