Zoom Settings for Online Lessons

Android / iOS

Update the app on the App Store/Google Play store to the most recent version.

Then:

Open the Zoom app

Choose Settings (Gear icon)

iOS: choose Meetings then scroll down to reveal “Use Original Sound”

Android: find setting labeled “Use Original Sound”

Toggle “Use Original Sound” to On

Then

Initiate a Zoom meeting

Choose the  “. . . More” icon

Choose “Enable Original Sound”

Note: You must enable original sound each time you want to use it on a new call

Computer

Note: you must change BOTH your online account and your client settings for this feature to work properly. Both sets of instructions are below. You must also turn on the option (or ensure it is on) when you join a meeting.

To enable Preserve Original Sound on your online account

1. Sign in to your Zoom account on their website

2. Go to Settings.

3. Go to the Meeting tab.

4. Under “In Meeting (Advanced)”, make sure that “Allow users to select original sound in their client settings” is enabled.

Turning on the option in the Zoom Client

1. In the Zoom client, click on Settings. 

2. Choose the Audio tab.

3. Go to Advanced Settings

4. Check “Show in-meeting option to ‘Enable Original Sound’ from microphone”

Note: If you have enabled the setting online but cannot find the setting in your Zoom application. Log out and back in on the app and the option should appear.

Note: I also recommend using the settings below for audio processing.

Preserving Original Sound in a Meeting

Once in a meeting, the option to turn on Original Sound will now appear in the top left corner of your Zoom window.

If you see this “original sound” is turned off and you need to click on the icon once.

If you see this “original sound” is turned on and you do not need to modify anything.