UPDATE : Zoom Adds Option to Stop Incoming Video in Meetings

Zoom adds a new feature call ‘stop incoming video’ that allows users to block video feeds of other participants in a meeting. Zoom users in a meeting can easily disable all incoming videos.

If you are using a restrict connection then this feature will help preserve bandwidth for share content.

Zoom has also made security and audio enhancements to meetings with a new update.

The host and co-host in a meeting can now also check what security features are currently in effect.

Zoom brings support for rich text formatting in chat.

A new feature for Android that allows Zoom Android users to pay for a Pro subscription using Google Play billing instead of doing it directly through Zoom.

By “stop incoming video” feature you in a meeting can disable all incoming video through in-meeting controls.

Zoom said that this feature allows preserving bandwidth for shared content.

The account owner and admins can enable this for use in meetings at the account, group-, and user-level web settings.

How to Enable ‘stop incoming video’ Feature?

Follow These Steps :

  • Sign in to the Zoom Web portal as an admin.
  • In the navigation menu click Account Management.
  • Then goto Account Settings.
  • Click the Meeting tab.
  • Under In-meeting (Advanced) click the “stop incoming video” feature toggle to enable or disable it.
  • If a verification dialog displays click Enable or Disable to verify the change.

If you want to make this setting accessible to all users in your account then you can click the lock icon, followed by Lock to confirm the settings.

Zoom’s new security settings overview feature allows the host and co-host in a meeting to check what security features are currently in effect.

All these details can be accesse through the in-meeting encryption shield located in the top-left corner of the meeting.

Zoom has introduce rich text formatting support for all platforms for composing a new message, replies, and editing messages.

This includes bold, italics, underlining, strikethrough, highlight, text color, font size, bulleted and numbered lists, hyperlinks, and indenting for desktop.

Mobile apps will get the ability to bold, italicise, strikethrough, underline, and create a bulleted or numbered list.

Android users in selected countries can purchase a monthly or annual Zoom Pro subscription in the Zoom app through the Google Play subscription service.

Subscriptions are limits to 1 license and are manage through Google Play and not the Zoom Billing page in their account.


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