The Waiting Room feature allows the host to control when a participant joins the meeting. As the meeting host, you can admit attendees one by one, or hold all attendees in the Waiting Room and admit them all at once. You can send all participants to the Waiting Room when joining your meeting, or you can allow participants from your Zoom account and participants at specified domains to bypass the Waiting Room. 


Enabling or disabling Waiting Room during a meeting

  1. As the meeting host, click Participants.
  2. Click More and choose Enable Waiting Room to enable or disable the feature.

Admitting participants

  1. As the meeting host, click Manage Participants.
  2. Click Admit to have the participant join the meeting.


For more information

Waiting Room – Zoom Help Center