Zoom has a popular audio notification feature that tells you when a participant joins or leaves a assembly. This is especially useful when you find yourself waiting for someone, but it may be irritating when you find yourself a part of a large convention assembly or event and you constantly hear notifications as people come and go. The audio notification has a doorbell-like sound to provide the feeling of a real person ringing the bell at the back of a real door. And just like your house doorbell, there is way to turn the audio notifications off for your virtual Zoom assembly rooms.
The audio notification option on Zoom also comes with several customisations like choosing to play the sound for everyone or restrict it to hosts and co-hosts. There could also be an option to ask to record a user’s voice to use as notification when someone joins by phone
How to turn Zoom audio notifications on/off
Users on a Zoom call can easily toggle audio notifications based on what they prefer. This can also be done before a call commences, or even right through the assembly. Whether you turn the audio notifications off, you are going to not get an audio immediate each and every time a user leaves or enters a Zoom assembly. This feature is important for users who are waiting on someone and are doing other chores in the meanwhile. The audio tune serves as an alert that someone has entered the Zoom call, particularly useful when you find yourself not taking a look at the screen. Follow the steps below to turn off /on the audio notifications on Zoom.
In case you are logged into your Zoom account from the Web browser, click on Settings option placed in the left-hand column. In case you are on the Zoom app, click on your profile icon > choose Settings > View More Settings.
In Settings, click on In Assembly (Basic) in the left column and scroll down. Search for an option called ‘Sound Notification When Someone Joins or Leaves’. Toggle this feature on or off as per your preference.
Whether you toggle it on, you’ll be able to choose between three options. The first one permits you to play the sound for everyone, the second one only for hosts and co-hosts, and the final one permits you to record a user’s voice as a notification, which is only for users who sign up for by the phone.
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