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why is not allowing me to add additional hosts to my meeting


Community Champion | Customer
Community Champion | Customer

A Zoom Meeting can only ever have 1 Host. Once you start the meeting and others arrive, you can then assign Co-Host roles to selected participants.

First, you must enable the ability for the Host to Add Co-hosts.

Login into your Zoom account in a web browser. Go to SETTINGS, then scroll down the right-side of options until you find a section name "Co-host". The description will read "Allow the host to add -co-hosts. Co-hosts have the same in-meeting controls as the host"

I've attached a screenshot of this section.

Jeff Widgren


Jeff Widgren | Host of the Zoom Test Kitchen

Community Champion | Zoom Employee
Community Champion | Zoom Employee

Hi @TBACHMK , can you be more specific?

What do you mean by additional hosts?

If you are talking about add an alternative host which is done during the scheduling process, the user you want to add needs to be a licensed user. Take a look at this article:



Community Champion | Zoom Employee
Community Champion | Zoom Employee



If you are referring to an Alternative Host, that person must be a user on your account and must also be a licensed user. For more information, please see


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