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Claim the Zoom Host role with a Host Key for a Zoom meeting

Updated Jun 23, 2021

If you are not assigned as the Host of a Zoom meeting, you can become the meeting host once the meeting begins by having the person who created the meeting share with you the meeting link and their Host Key .

2. When in the meeting, click Participants.

Zoom Meeting

3. In the Participant window, click Claim Host

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4. In the Host Key box, enter the Host Key number provided to you by the person who created the meeting.

Claim Host

5. Click Claim host.

Claim Host

6. Next to your name, you will see an indicator that you are Host.

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