Category: Zoom

October 13, 2021

New URL for UW Zoom HIPAA users

Starting Oct. 25, HIPAA users will be required to use washington.zoom.us instead of uw-phi.zoom.us to access the platform. Read about the change and access more information.

August 20, 2021

Mandatory update for UW Zoom available soon

On or after August 25, you must download and install the latest version of UW Zoom to join or host UW Zoom meetings.

August 17, 2021

Action Required: Mandatory Zoom Update

On August 25, UW-IT will require an update for the Zoom application for UW Zoom users. On or before August 25, the latest version of Zoom (5.7.4 or higher) must be downloaded and installed. Read the full email message to find out more.

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December 16, 2020

Zoom users need to update to latest version by Dec. 20

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Zoom users will need to update to the latest version by Dec. 20 so they can continue to join UW Zoom meetings, webinars and enjoy the latest features. Learn more in IT Connect.

December 1, 2020

Remove disruptive participants and other ways to protect your Zoom meetings

Zoom has a new security feature to help meeting hosts protect their Zoom meetings. Read the full email message about this and other features.

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October 6, 2020

Changes to Zoom security and storage

As a follow-up about recent changes to Zoom security, waiting rooms are now enabled by default when you schedule new meetings. Also, UW-IT is implementing changes to Zoom cloud storage. Read the full email message about this and other changes.

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August 26, 2020

Reminder: Changes to Zoom security and storage

Beginning Wednesday, August 26, Zoom will require users to enable either the waiting room or a passcode (formerly “password”) for all meetings in order to enhance security. Also, UW-IT is implementing changes to Zoom cloud storage. Read the full email message about this and other changes.

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August 19, 2020

Prevent unauthorized users from entering Zoom meeting with passcode and waiting room

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To enhance meeting security, Zoom will now require you to enable the waiting room or a passcode starting Wednesday, August 26 to prevent unauthorized entry and interruption of online meetings. If you do not have the waiting room or a passcode enabled by that date, a waiting room will be enabled for you. Learn more…

August 5, 2020

You have 14 days to recover and download redundant Zoom recordings

To free up UW Zoom storage space, redundant recordings were deleted on July 20. But you can still recover and download these files to an alternative location until Aug. 18. If “Gallery View” or “Audio Only” is the sole file type stored in the cloud for a particular meeting, it will not be deleted until…

June 18, 2020

Changes to UW Zoom cloud storage

Because Zoom cloud storage is reaching its capacity, Zoom recordings should be downloaded from Zoom cloud storage to a platform of your choice within 90 days of creation. After that, recordings will be deleted. Read the full email message about this and other changes.

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