Here Are The Important Advisory Settings That Govt Released To Use Zoom App


Ee lockdown vallu ippudu chala mandhi online classes ani office meetings ani chala mandhe Zoom app ni use chesthunaru, aythe Zoom app lo mana information steal kakunda, secure ga vadadaniki Cyber coordination center vallu konni advisory settings release chesaru, ee settings anni mana dhagara unna app or desktop/laptop lo maname change cheskovachu, ah security configurations ni brief ga ee article through thelusukundam…


Note: Ee advisory points anni zoom meeting platform ni vaduthunna private individuals ki mathrame, not for government officers or for any official purpose.


Cheyalsina objectives and security configurations….

1. Setting new user ID and password for each meeting

2. Enabling waiting Room, so that every user can enter only when host conducting meeting admits him

3. Disabling join before host

4. Allowing Screen Sharing by host Only

5. Disabling “Allow removed participants to re-join”

6. Restricting/disabling file transfer option (if not required)

7. Locking meeting,
once all attendees have joined

8. Restricting the recording feature

9. To end meeting (and not just leave, if you are administrator)


Section 1: Security Configuration Through website

1. Logging into zoom Website: by entering your
account credentials



After login, page looks like this. Three important and useful links
are shown in red boxes, profile, setting and personal meeting ID



Click profile-> edit button in front of personal meeting ID shown
in above diagram and un-check the box shown below and click
save changes.


Click the setting on home page and keep on scrolling down the
window and make necessary configuration as shown in figures
below. Only important ones are marked in red boxes and others
could be anything


Section 2: Security Configuration Through App

Zoom meeting App when launched look like this:


2. Update your App:
First and fore most important thing is to
update your Zoom App:
click menu -> navigate to check for update -> click



Set a password for personal meeting ID and enable waiting
click edit in meeting as shown below



Avoid conducting meeting by using Personal Meeting ID
Clicking on start as shown below will start a meeting with
personal meeting ID and password set by user as shown
above. In this case PMI: 3452161630 and password: Sc@3Q*


Problem in suing personal meeting ID is that with PMI and
password is fixed. It does not automatically change with every
new meeting.


Conduct a new meeting with randomly generated ID and
password instead of fixed one as shown above
Click on home


Click New Meeting drop down as shown below


Un-check use My Personal Meeting ID (PMI), if not already done


Click new meeting icon to start a new meeting


Once Meeting has started, you will see your meeting ID and
password by clicking left top icon below. it will be random and
change with every new meeting.



Scheduling a meeting with randomly generated ID and
Click schedule as shown below


The window as shown below will open up


After clicking advanced Options shown in above window
following expansion will open and do setting as shown below



Lock the meeting session, once all attendees have joined
Once meeting is in progress, control bar looks like this


Click Security and click on Lock Meeting, if all your
participants have joined. you can enable waiting room from
here also. you can also disable share screen by users from


Miscellaneous tips:

Don’t use your personal meeting Id (PMI) to host event,
instead use randomly generated meeting IDs for each

Don’t share your link on public platform, instead share
randomly generated meeting id and password for every new
meeting session/schedule. It makes it much secure and
difficult to leak.

If you are admin, remember to end meeting, dont just leave


Sign out of your account when not in use

Stay home, work safe, stay safe.


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