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Student Permissions- Changing Name, Virtual Background, Etc

aknesbitt
Listener

When our school recently pivoted to remote teaching again, the kids were able to change their names, backgrounds, and become 3D characters. Is there a way to control this through Zoom's settings without an education package?

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Freddi_G
Community Champion | Zoom Employee
Community Champion | Zoom Employee

We can control the ability to use Virtual Backgrounds or changing names after entering a meeting on a free / basic account but yes to have more granular security options such as preventing users from changing their names before entering a meeting such as using "External Authentication" you must purchase a paid version of Zoom. 

 

https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360053351051-Configuring-external-authentication-for-K-12-...