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starting meetings when host is away without internet access


I am going to be on vacation without internet access. How do I insure that the scheduled meetings can get started


Community Champion | Zoom Employee
Community Champion | Zoom Employee

Hi @merlthepearl 

The 2 most important settings to adjust in this case would be: 

  • Disable Waiting Room, which only the host (you) can control. 
  • Enable Allow participants to join anytime

This will remove any host-only obstacles in the way of your participants, although it will also mean that no other host-abilities will be accessible, such as cloud recordings and breakout rooms. 


Hope that helps and please make sure to mark the solution as accepted if this information is what you needed.