Confirm network firewall and proxy settings are configured to support Zoom
Ensure system requirements are met or exceeded
Join the Webinar with a wired connection, disabling Wi-Fi if possible. Join with the Zoom Desktop Client; additional information here, installation here. If you must join by web, Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox, or Chromium Edge browser should be used for best performance.
Access the Zoom Desktop Client from within your Webinar
Click the shield icon at the upper-left corner of the Webinar. If you are joined with the client, you will see a gear icon at the upper-right corner of the resulting screen which will provide you with access to Settings.
HD: Enable unless local bandwidth is low
MIRROR MY VIDEO: Enable
TOUCH UP MY APPEARANCE: Enable; a light touch will provide an optimized but realistic view
ADJUST FOR LOW LIGHT: Disable to avoid over-exposure unless you are actually in a low-lit space
ALWAYS DISPLAY PARTICIPANT NAMES: Disable, assuming you know your fellow panelists
TURN OFF MY VIDEO WHEN JOINING: Disable so that you are video-ready
ALWAYS SHOW VIDEO PREVIEW: Enable, so that you have a quick ‘camera-ready’ check as you log in
HIDE NON-VIDEO PARTICIPANTS: Enable to avoid using unnecessary bandwidth
ENABLE STOP INCOMING VIDEO: Enable when local bandwidth is low
SEE MYSELF AS THE ACTIVE SPEAKER: Enable to see what your audience sees
MAXIMUM PARTICIPANTS DISPLAYED: 25 is optimal for most webinars
OPTIMIZE VIDEO QUALITY: Enable to improve your video
USE HARDWARE ACCELERATION: Enable all settings IF your system conforms to specifications; Disable all settings IF not as this may degrade video quality.
Statistics provides a real-time view of your local network, connection, bandwidth, and resource utilization, allowing your Event Producer to recommend the right optimization tactics.