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RingCentral Meetings - Waiting Room | Host Controls

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SummaryHosts can allow Participants to join a scheduled meeting immediately or wait for them in a "Waiting Room" until admitted to join. Waiting Room is a feature where Participants cannot join a meeting until the Hosts admits them individually from the Waiting Room. Hosts can click Admit to let in the new Participant immediately or click See waiting room to open Manage Participants window.

This feature is OFF by default. Account Administrators can enable this feature account-wide and for Users. Users can also enable this in their own Extension Settings
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RingCentral Meetings - Waiting Room | Host Controls


Enable Waiting Room account-wide

1. Go to Tools > Meetings > Meetings Settings.

2. Scroll down to In Meeting (Advanced) and enable Waiting room.

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Enable Waiting Room Extension Settings

1. Go to Settings > Meetings.

2. Scroll down to In Meeting (Advanced) and enable Waiting room.

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How it works when enabled


​If Waiting Room is enabled, Enable join before host option is automatically disabled. Manage Participants icon will illuminate when a new Participant joins the meeting. The Host can click Admit to let in the new Participant immediately or click See waiting room to open the Manage Participants window. The Host can hover on the Participant's name to Admit or Remove.

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RingCentral Meetings - Desktop | Host Controls

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