If you’d like to test Zoom Rooms functionality or join a meeting without a license, you can create a Zoom Room. An unlicensed room has limited functionality when testing or attending a meeting. Video and audio can be sent and received. There will be no possibility of inviting participants, recording, or sharing content.
The Zoom Rooms web-based controller can be used to test a Zoom Room remotely if you are already signed into a Zoom Rooms display.
This article covers:
- How to setup a Zoom Room for testing
- How to start a test meeting
- How to join a Meeting
Prerequisites for testing a Zoom Room setup
- Versions 5.1.0 and higher of Zoom Rooms
- Rooms’ Control app for iOS will be compatible with versions 5.1.0 and higher
- And Zoom Rooms’ Controller app for Android will be compatible with version 5.1.0 and higher
How to setup a Zoom Room for testing
- On your computer, install Zoom Rooms for Conference Room. On your controller, install Zoom Rooms.
- On your computer, launch Zoom Rooms.
- On your controller, launch Zoom Rooms.
- A pairing code will appear on the computer. The controller needs to enter this code.
- You can now launch a test meeting or join a meeting using your Zoom Room.
How to start a test meeting
By tapping Start a Test Meeting, you can start a meeting with limited functionality. Sending and receiving video and audio will be limited during a test meeting. Participants cannot be invited, recordings cannot be made, and content cannot be shared.
How to join a Meeting
An unlicensed room can be used to join a meeting. Video and audio can be shared, as well as viewing a screen shared by someone else. No invitations, recordings, or sharing will be possible.
- Tap the Join button.
- Enter your meeting ID.
- Click Join.