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2022-12-23 08:30 AM
I see that the menu bar icon has changed from a narrow, video camera icon to a double-width icon of the word "zoom". On MacBooks, this is a big problem because of the "notch". Having that double-width icon pushes other icons out of view.
I love having Zoom in my menu bar, but with the size I have to remove it. Is there any way to set the icon back to the smaller one, so I can keep it?
2022-12-23 08:39 AM
To my knowledge the icon is the same size that it has always been we just changed the logo inside of the icon. I have a mac and I cannot tell the difference. Is there an accessibility setting that you have selected that maybe I do not have selected on my machine?
2023-01-03 02:01 PM - edited 2023-01-03 02:09 PM
I would also like to be able to switch back. The new menu bar icon is unnecessarily large and takes up way too much space. Here's some screenshots showing the icon next to some normal sized icons, not sure how you can't see the difference @YaBoiB, it's nearly twice as wide. The old icon (the camera) was roughly the same size as the wifi or bluetooth icons here, and it fit in much better.
2023-01-10 04:11 PM
I'd like to +1 the camera icon making a come back. The full word ZOOM takes too much room!
2023-01-10 08:13 PM
This is our new platform icon and I do not see this changing anytime soon, but you can send your feedback to the zoom.us/feed page and if enough customers are not happy with the new design the Product team will definitely take that into consideration.
2023-01-12 04:32 PM - edited 2023-01-12 04:33 PM
@YaBoiB I understand that this is the new platform icon, and I don't specifically want the old camera icon back, just something square so that the icon doesn't take up so much space. On Windows for example the icon in the taskbar is a square, why can't something like this be used on macOS as well?
2023-01-18 10:17 AM - edited 2023-01-18 10:21 AM
yeah man that's not ok. If every app did that with their logos, most of us would need a 90" display to have them all in the menu bar.
It's really bad and it shows how Zoom doesn't care about UX and their users. You can't change the menu bar icon to a smaller (standard) one! No other app I use is so inconsiderate of users' needs and arrogant in the UI.
The only choice here is to remove Zoom from the menu bar: a loss for both parts (users and folks at zoom).
2023-01-19 10:15 AM
Please pass this along to the appropriate Product Manager.
Not only do I loathe this change, but I will no longer keep zoom running on my machine. This is, first and foremost, a space violation at best, and incredibly rude at worst. This is like going into a crowded subway and lying prone on the accessibility sections and making the other apps push into the menubar.
If I were Sr. Product Mgr for Zoom, I'd think twice before doing this, because it's one step away from violating the trust of your users.
2023-02-26 02:45 PM - edited 2023-02-26 02:45 PM
2023-01-26 08:53 AM
This new icon is eating all the space from navigation bar. Luckily you can disable it in settings or switch to Meet / Teams.
2023-01-27 09:22 AM
As I stated above, please express your concerns to our team through the correct process on our Feedback page. This page is monitored by the Product team, which makes these decisions.
2023-03-06 05:46 AM
Can you do that and share back the link?
2023-03-06 05:48 AM
I have been booking my meetings on Teams just because of this. That tray icon looks like an advertisement banner. I cannot go to my clients with that on my screen.
2023-03-10 05:02 AM
Please change this back to a single-wide icon.
Personally I've disabled the menu bar item completely now.