This Zoom desktop client includes advanced options for managing the audio feed that offer a greater level of control and provides troubleshooting support.
There are some prerequisites for advanced audio settings
- There is a desktop client for Zoom available for download
- in the following versions: 5.3.0 (52651.0920) or higher for Windows
- and 5.3.0 (52651.0920) or higher for Mac OS
- X, and 5.3.465578.0920 or higher for Linux
The steps to access advanced audio options
- Sign in to the Zoom desktop client by clicking here.
- After clicking your profile picture, you will be taken to the Zoom settings page.
- Choose Audio from the drop-down menu.
- Click on Advanced.
- You will be able to select one or more of the following options (depending on your operating system):
- Echo cancellation (Windows, macOS, Linux):
- A technology that eliminates audio echoes caused by the microphone or the acoustics of the room using software-based echo cancellation technology. It is set by default to Auto, but can be made Aggressive if needed.
- The Windows audio drivers perform sound signal processing on the audio signals that they receive. (Windows only) Enables or disables the audio signal processing that is performed by Windows’ audio drivers. It is possible to disable this setting, therefore Zoom will receive raw audio from the audio device. In some cases, this may resolve microphone issues on certain devices.
Frequently Asked Questions
How do I manage Zoom audio settings?
The audio settings that you can modify as well as testing your audio can be accessed when you are already in a meeting. The meeting controls can be accessed by clicking the arrow next to Mute/Unmute in the meeting control window. You can open your audio settings by clicking on the Audio Options button.
How do you change audio settings on Zoom app?
The settings can be accessed from the navigation panel by selecting Settings. Go to the Meetings tab and click on it. The audio type can be enabled by clicking on the audio option that you would like to use.
How do I enable high quality audio in zoom?
Zoom – Enable High-Fidelity Music Mode
- In order to open the settings of the Zoom desktop application, open the Zoom desktop application and click the gear icon.
- Go to the Audio tab on the left side of the screen.
- Select the Show in-meeting option under Music and Professional Audio to turn on original sound in the meeting by scrolling down to that area.
How do I add external audio to Zoom?
- If your headphones have an inline microphone, or if you have a USB microphone connected to your computer, you can use that instead.
- The first thing you need to do on your computer is to log into the Zoom client.
- Click on the profile picture on your profile page, and then click on the Settings link.
- The Audio tab can be found by clicking on the audio icon.
- If you would like to test your speaker or microphone, you should follow the steps below.
How does Zoom process audio?
As part of the Zoom Room software, there are automatic gain control features, echo cancellation functions, and noise reduction algorithms that are available. The Zoom Room audio processing can be disabled if the microphone in use contains built-in audio processing so that it doesn’t interfere with the built-in audio processing built into the microphone in use.
Why is sound distorted on Zoom?
In case you experience Zoom audio distortion, you need to go to your Device Manager and select the option for Sound, Video, and Game Controllers from the list. It is recommended that you uninstall Realtek High Definition Audio and restart your computer after doing so. Reinstall Realtek High Definition Audio online again by going back to Device Manager and then clicking on Sound, Video, and Game Controllers.
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