When you start a video conference in the Zoom video conference application, the default view that opens is Speaker View. In this, you can see the small windows of the conference participants. This includes a window with the video feed of yourself. This allows you to see how others look at the conference. If this is something you don’t like, the Zoom video conferencing app has a provision where you can hide your video feed within the conference.
Now if you don’t have the Zoom Video Conferencing app and want to give it a try, head over to this link and sign in with the email id you would like to use on the Zoom platform.
Once you register, download and install the Zoom Video Conferencing application on the device of your choice. Zoom currently supports all mobile and computer operating systems. Once installed, open the Zoom app and log in with your registered email id. You should now see a panel with the necessary options presented as visual buttons and a list of upcoming meetings. You are now ready to go.
In this tutorial, we will tell you step by step how you can hide / show yourself in a Zoom video conference call. Let us begin –
Step 1. We start this tutorial by starting a conference. Zoom allows you to start a video conference immediately or at a scheduled day and time.
Step 2. Once you start the conference, you will see the participants appear in individual windows. One of these windows will also have a video feed of yourself.
Step 3. If you don’t want to see your own window, hover your mouse cursor over the window, right-click the window, and from the drop-down menu, select the Hide me option.
Step 4. You will no longer see your own window, but keep in mind that other conference participants can still see your broadcast.
Now if you want show yourself at the conference –
Step 1. In the conference, hover over any other participant’s window, right-click the window, and in the drop-down menu, click the show me option.
Step 2. Your video feed will now be restored and you can now see your own window along with everyone else in the conference.
From the steps above, you will see that using Zoom is actually very simple, which is why the application is gaining popularity all over the world. So go ahead and try this app. You will not regret !!
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