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Reminder: May 30 is the deadline to update to Zoom 5.0

On April 27, Zoom released Zoom 5.0 which provides enhanced security for meeting data. It is required to update to this version by May 30. After May 30, you will not be able to join meetings until you run the update. Zoom releases updates frequently. As of May 26, the latest update is 5.04.

It can be installed from your desktop client or from the Zoom Download Center.

Follow the instructions below to install the update from your desktop client:

  1. Open Zoom and sign in.
  2. In the upper-right corner, click your profile.
  3. Click Check for Updates.
  4. On the Update Available window, click Update and then click Install. 
  5. Follow the installation instructions and click Close when finished.

Depending on how Zoom was installed on your computer, there might be some nuances associated with the update. If you encounter any errors or issues with the upgrade, please contact your technical support staff.

See the Zoom 5.0 article to learn about additional security features with the Zoom 5.0 update. See the New updates for Zoom client webpage to learn about other recent updates. To view the version number you are currently running, the Viewing the Zoom version number instructions.