Starting Your Meetings as the Host

Updated Sep 30, 2020

Various Zoom security settings require that you start your meetings as the host. This article shows two easy methods for starting your hosted meetings.

2. Start from the Zoom app (click to view)

Launch the Zoom app, then click Start Meeting.


Make sure you are signed in to Zoom with your IAIA account, then click your meeting link on the Canvas Syllabus page.

Tip: You can be previously signed in on the Web or the Zoom app for your Canvas link to make you the host. Just check Stay Signed In.

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These methods ensure that you are immediately recognized as the meeting host. Useful for reliably using the Waiting Room feature.

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