How To Join Breakout Room In Zoom

Zoom’s breakout rooms provide a valuable tool for dividing larger meetings into smaller groups to facilitate more targeted discussions. This article will walk you through the steps to join a breakout room in Zoom.

Step 1: Start or Join a Meeting

To join a breakout room, you must first start or join a meeting on Zoom. Once you are in the meeting, you will see the option to create breakout rooms in the bottom toolbar.

Step 2: Create Breakout Rooms

To create breakout rooms, click on the “Breakout Rooms” button in the bottom toolbar. This will open a window where you can customize your breakout rooms. You can choose how many rooms to create and assign participants to each room manually or automatically.

Step 3: Join a Breakout Room

Once the breakout rooms are created, you will see a message on your screen asking if you want to join a breakout room. Click “Join” and you will be assigned to a room. You can also choose which room you want to join by clicking on the drop-down menu next to “Join.”

Step 4: Leave a Breakout Room

To leave a breakout room, click on the “Leave” button in the top right corner of your screen. This will take you back to the main meeting room.


Joining a breakout room in Zoom is a simple process that can enhance your meeting experience. By following these steps, you can easily create and join breakout rooms for more focused discussions.