How To Edit Zoom Waiting Room

Zoom is a popular video conferencing platform that allows users to connect with others remotely. One of the features of Zoom is the waiting room, which can be used to control who enters a meeting or webinar. In this article, we will discuss how to edit the Zoom waiting room settings.

Step 1: Log in to your Zoom account

To edit the Zoom waiting room settings, you need to log in to your Zoom account. Go to and enter your email address and password to sign in.

Step 2: Navigate to the waiting room settings

Once you are logged in, click on the gear icon in the top right corner of the screen to access your account settings. From there, select “Meetings” from the left-hand menu and then click on “In Meeting (Advanced)”. Scroll down until you see the “Waiting Room” section.

Step 3: Edit the waiting room settings

In the waiting room section, you can edit various settings such as enabling or disabling the waiting room, customizing the waiting room message, and setting up a bypass list for certain users. You can also choose to have all participants enter the waiting room or only guests.

Step 4: Save your changes

Once you have made any changes to the waiting room settings, be sure to click “Save” at the bottom of the page to save your changes. Your new settings will now apply to all future meetings and webinars.


Editing the Zoom waiting room settings is a simple process that can help you control who enters your meetings or webinars. By following these steps, you can customize your waiting room message, set up a bypass list for certain users, and choose whether all participants or only guests enter the waiting room. Remember to save your changes after making any edits.