How to Prevent Meeting Attendees from Saving Chats on Zoom

How to Prevent Participants from Saving Chats in Zoom Meetings

How to Prevent Meeting Attendees from Saving Chats on Zoom.| In this article, I will share how to block Zoom participants from Saving Chats in Zoom meetings.

Zoom video conferencing app is the most used web app for professionals today. People are using it now more than ever, in work from home (WFH) scenarios. While most people work with this app while working remotely, the previous app was surrounded by controversial statements about meeting privacy.

To that end, Zoom has been updating its features regularly to give working professionals a sense of relief about their privacy and confidentiality. The zoom privacy feature has now been updated to some extent. And it can be seen that users have been given various options on how they want to handle their site. Among these, there are also features that maintain user confidentiality and privacy.

Zoom has a feature that keeps the contents of your chats private and gives you the control to keep your chats private. In this case, you can completely block the participant you are chatting with, from saving the chat and keep your conversation private and confidential. If you want to access this feature in your next chat or meeting, you can simply follow these simple steps.

How to Prevent Meeting Attendees from Saving Chats on Zoom

To prevent meeting participants from saving chats or chats, First log in to your Zoom Profile in the Zoom web app by visiting Zoom.us. Access your profile page and go to settings on the Profile Page.

There you will see three different settings which help you to control the privacy of your Zoom profile. In Meeting Settings, click on “in Meeting (Basic)“.

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There you will see the Chat option, then tick on the option “prevent participants from saving chat“. Then click Save to save changes, and there you have it, a simple way to block participants from saving chats in a Zoom Meeting.

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You will not be able to access this feature in Desktop app or mobile app. For now, you can only visit these settings by going to the Zoom profile in your web browser.

There you have it, preventing participants from saving chats in the Zoom app is that easy.

Red Thread | While you can access various features during a Zoom Video call, you can also keep the content confidential in a Zoom chat. This feature is very helpful when you share some confidential material like passwords and some important links in your zoom chat and don’t want to be stored anywhere on the server as well as by other participants.