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What is Chat?

Zoom Chat connects teams and streamlines communication through securely integrated messaging software. Explore the Zoom Community's Recent Activity below to join the Chat conversation and connect with other members. If you're still looking for support, browse our Zoom Chat support articles or start a new discussion below!

Recent Activity

Resolved! Chat on Ipad

I can't receive attachments that other people sent in the Zoom chat. Other users on laptop can see it though. I also can't attach any files in the Zoom chat on iPad. What should I do?

View videos within chat (no download)

Hi all I often record and share short instructional videos for my team. When I post a video file, team members must download the file first before viewing. This creates a no-so-efficient experience. ☹️ Is there a way to share a video within a chat/c...

Use Firewall to Block Zoom Chat in academic settings

What URLs or IP Addresses govern Zoom Chat? I am OK with in-meeting chats but students are abusing out-of-meeting chat during the school day during class time. Students have been using their own free accounts to circumvent any security that we might ...

File sharing in Chat

When I send a word doc file to a channel in Chat my colleague has to save it before she can open it on her PC. She can just click and open it on her phone though. What can we do for her to be able to open the file without saving it first?TIA

Any way to disable "Advanced Chat Encrypted" pop-up message?

My company have enabled "Advanced Chat Encryption" for our Zoom messages. This adds a little 'lock' symbol above the message field that says:"Chat content is Advanced Chat Encrypted. However, this chat's metadata (such as the chat's name and chat mem...


Contact request

Hi there! I'm having trouble with receiving contact requests. They said they sent an invitation but I'm not receiving any notification. And when I send an invitation it seems like they don't get one as well. Can anyone please help? Thank you!

Oo__eVe by Listener
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Zoom App on iPhones

Hello, My users are reporting that the zoom chat notifications aren't playing a sound notification when receiving chats. I've checked to make sure that all settings are toggled in both app and settings but still doesn't ding when receiving chats. Any...


Hi everyone, the chat section on my zoom can not work, it aways shows that it's downloading in 100%. But I can not open it. Please help me solve this problem. Thanks in advance

Trucvu by Listener
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Fonts in texting

How do I change the text message font when using the phone and no one answers and I leave a text?