Roles in a Zoom Meeting

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Roles in a Zoom Meeting 

There are multiple roles available for a meeting: host, co-host, alternative hosts, and participants. The role that you have in a meeting is designated by the host. 

  • Host: The user that schedules the meeting. They have full permission to manage the meeting. There can only be one host of a meeting. 

  • Co-hosts: Shares most of the controls that hosts have, allowing the co-host to manage the administrative side of the meeting, such as managing attendees. The host must assign a co-host during the meeting. Co-hosts cannot start a meeting. If a host needs someone else to start the meeting, they can assign an alternative host. 

  • Alternative hosts: Shares the same controls as co-hosts, but can also start the meeting. Hosts can assign alternative hosts when they schedule a meeting. 

Notes:  
  • If you need to schedule a meeting on behalf of another user, use scheduling privilege. 
  • Co-hosts cannot be assigned ahead of time. The host has to promote a participant to co-host. Alternatively, the host can assign a user as an alternative host. 
  • Alternative host can’t add or edit polls unless you click the setting for allow alternative hosts to add or edit polls.
 
Zoom Support – Roles in a meeting w/ Comparison Chart 
Zoom Support – Enabling and adding a co-host 
Zoom Support – Designating an alternative host 

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Article ID: 3152
Created
Wed 12/13/23 5:48 PM
Modified
Thu 2/15/24 2:34 PM