How to enable Breakout rooms in your Zoom account settings

You have to enable the breakout room function before you can use it in your Zoom class or meeting

Breakout rooms must be enabled in your Zoom account settings before they are visible to you when you create a meeting.

To enable breakout rooms, please do the following:

  1. Go to and click Sign In at the top-right hand side of the page
  2. Once authenticated, click on the Settings section on the left-hand navigation bar
  3. On the settings page, to the right, of the navigation bar, click on the In Meeting (Advanced) option
  4. Your page will automatically scroll down to the start of that section. The first option you will see is the Breakout room. Check the box to the left, and click Save when prompted.

You will see a green box appear at the top of the page that will confirm that your setting has been updated.

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