Thank you for hosting an A&O session in your personal Zoom account provided by the University of Washington. Please follow the steps below to prepare your account for hosting an A&O session. We recommend you complete the following using the Zoom Web browser rather than the Zoom desktop app.
|Security||Require a passcode when scheduling new meetings||Off|
|Security||Only authenticated meeting participants and webinar attendees can join meetings and webinars||On|
|Security||Meetings & Webinar Authentication Options:
Anyone with a Zoom account
|Set to Default|
|Security||Only authenticated users can join meetings from Web client||On|
|Schedule Meeting||Allow participants to join before host||On|
|Schedule Meeting||Mute all participants when they join a meeting||On|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Chat||On|
|In Meeting (Basic)||New meeting chat experience > Enable screenshot feature in meeting chat, emoji reactions||On|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Meeting chat - Direct messages||On|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Send files via meeting chat||On|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Co-host||On|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Meeting Polls/Quizzes, allow alternative host to add or edit polls and quizzes||On|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Show Zoom windows during screen share||On|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Screen sharing||On|
|In Meeting (Basic)||How many participants can screen share at the same time?||One|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Who can screen share?||Host Only|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Allow removed participants to rejoin||Off|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Hide participant profile pictures in a meeting||Off|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Q&A in meetings||On|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Meeting Reactions||On|
|In Meeting (Basic)||Allow participants to rename themselves||On|
|In Meeting (Advanced)||Breakout room||On|
|In Meeting (Advanced)||Breakout room options||Select all|
|In Meeting (Advanced)||Manual captions, all options||On|
|In Meeting (Advanced)||Automated captions||On|
|In Meeting (Advanced)||Full transcript||On|
|In Meeting (Advanced)||Virtual background||On|
|In Meeting (Advanced)||Allow livestreaming of meetings||Off|
|Email Notification||Notify host when cloud recording is available||On|
|Email Notification||Options 1 & 3: send a copy to person who scheduled meeting, notify when audio transcription available||On|
|Email Notification||Option 2: Send a copy to the Alternative Hosts||Off|
Step 2 - Schedule Your Meeting
The Zoom Learning Center includes walkthroughs and quick reference videos to learn more about running various Zoom functions like breakout rooms, polls, and live transcripts.
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