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Chats for Host Only


There used to be a feature where I could control chats to be for the host only.  I am not seeing that anymore.  Does that still exist?  I have a webinar where I need to keep the questions hidden from the participants and the panelists.  How can I do that?


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Hi @DKR_22! Thanks for posting your question, and welcome to the Zoom community 😊

You can disable private chat, which prevents participants from sending private messages to other participants in the meeting. Participants will still be able to privately message with the host. Here's an article that walks you through how to disable in-webinar chat:

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