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Video settings for Zoom


2.0 - Updated on 2021-02-25 by Carlos Salazar (Inactive)

1.0 - Authored on 2017-01-17 by Hannah Ward (Inactive)

Video settings for Zoom


Intended for:

Users of the Zoom video/web conferencing service.


Scenario/Use case:

This article details how to configure video settings in Zoom.



For the PDF version of this article, click here.

Video settings:

The Video settings allow you to make the following settings for video:

  1. Select video source for Zoom video meeting.
  2. Select or deselect the following video options:
    • Choose your camera’s picture size by selecting 16:9 (Widescreen) or Original Ratio.
    • Check to Capture HD video by default.
    • Check to Enable mirror effect for my video.
    • Check to Always show name on video window.
    • Check to Always turn off video when joining meeting.
    • Check to Hide Non-video participants.
    • Check to Spotlight my video when I speak.

For PC:                                                                                                                                                                                                 For Mac:


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