How To Remove or Add Participant in Zoom Video call

How To Remove or Add Participant in Zoom Video call: The risks of trolling activity and attacks only increase as more and more individuals use the video conferencing service Zoom. But you don’t just need to think about “Zoombombers” A heated conversation may turn sideways very quickly between family, friends, or colleagues, and sometimes the best course of action is to exclude the individual from the group video meeting entirely.


You can do some things if you witness racial slurs, hate speech, obscene words, pornographic videos, and other ‘zoo bombing’ acts by unruly participants in video conferences that you host or co-host. You can, among other things, throw them in the Waiting Room, mute them, disable their camera, or turn off their ability to share. But removing them completely can make the most sense. It is not a decision to take lightly to exclude a member, but often it is essential to keep the meeting under control and to prevent them from rejoining.

Removing a meeting member from Zoom Video call 

  • It would help if you were a host or co-host to exclude a member from a conference.
  • Tap on “Participants” in the navbar if that’s you
  • Then pick the person you want to kick out.
  • From the sheet of operation that emerges

If you’re sure you want to delete the person because it’s permanent, Zoom will ask. They will be able to participate in future sessions, but they will not join the current session again.

  • Tap “Yes” (iOS) or “OK” (Android) to permanently boot the member from the meeting if you are sure.
  • The person removed will automatically be kicked out and will see something like:

“You have been excluded from this meeting by the host.”

They can see the following message if the booted person wants to get back into the same session.

“You will not rejoin this meeting because you have been excluded by the host before.”

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Allowing participants excluded to rejoin 

You may want to change what happens when you boot participants out of your group video chats if you notice that you appear to delete individuals prematurely to want them back in the meeting. By default, Zoom would ban the removed person from that particular session entirely, but you can change that.

  • Open the following URL in your favorite web browser to allow participants to rejoin meetings.
  • Then log in to your Zoom account. Instead, you can visit in your browser.
  • Tap the three-line menu icon at the top right
  • Select ‘Sign In,’ then enter your login credentials.
  • First, navigate to your account settings.
  • Tap the “Profile” gray drop-down box and select “Settings.”
  • Scroll down and trigger the “Allow removed participants to rejoin” option no matter how you go there. When the setting is turned on, participants excluded from a meeting are allowed to rejoin and, as seen above, will not see the message “unable to rejoin.”

Ideally, you won’t want to set the “allow” setting permanently, so the restriction should be permanent. However, you can turn on the set before you start the meeting if you think you might want to exclude someone from an appointment to make a point or to demonstrate your power as the host. You can’t change your mid-meeting settings, as though it was off when the call began. It would always stop them from joining.


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