Ways to Keep Uninvited Guests Out of Your Zoom Calls

March 27, 2020

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Zoom has grown in popularity seemingly overnight. More than ever, many people are using zoom to host virtual meetings, classes and virtual get-togethers. It is important to include everyone that is meant to be there and even more important to keep uninvited guests out. Continue reading to find out some tips and tricks to keep unwanted guests from disrupting your virtual event.


Why is it Important to Enable Management Features?


When hosting virtual events on Zoom or any other platform, it is important to ensure that everyone that joins is an invited participant. There is a possibility that a person who may not have been invited joins and disrupts your virtual event. As a small business owner hosting a meeting with a potential customer, you always want to make sure that you make a good impression. By enabling these features your meetings will be professional, secure and have zero disruptions.


How to Manage Your Zoom Calls


There are many tips and tricks in order to protect your Zoom events. It boils down to three simple steps:

  • Manage screen sharing
  • Manage your participants
  • Enable the waiting room feature

This post from Zoom provides more detailed step by step information on how to enable these three features to help guarantee your zoom events are secure.


How We Can Help You Avoid Disruptions


If you’re newly working from home, a home-based business or helping your child with distance learning, we provide a number of helpful services. We can help you set up remote access and remote conferencing for business and education. We can also make sure your network is secure.

At Trivessa, we do websites, graphic design, marketing and more. We offer a free, no obligation consultation. Give us a call, send us an email, or schedule a time to chat directly on our calendar.


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