The article details how to enable or disable the “Play sound when I receive a new message” feature in Zoom on a Windows 11 platform. This flexibility allows users to adapt their Zoom settings according to personal preferences and situational needs; reducing distractions or enhancing alertness. The user must access the Zoom application’s “Settings” panel followed by “Team Chat” to alter this setting.
This article explains how to turn “Play sound when I receive a new message” on or off in Zoom on Windows 11.
Zoom is a video conferencing and online meeting platform that allows users to connect remotely. It offers Video and audio conferencing, screen sharing, and recording features.
There are many settings one can configure in the Zoom app on Windows. Users can download and install, start Zoom automatically when Windows starts, use dual monitors, turn Video and audio on or off screen lock, mute microphone when joining meetings, change where to save meeting recordings, turn message preview on or off, turn chat notifications on or off, and more.
When you use the Zoom app on Windows, the default setting for new messages is to play sound when you receive them. You can turn it on or off with a few clicks.
You may want to turn the new message sound on or off in Zoom for various reasons. For example, turning off the sound can reduce distractions during a meeting or presentation. On the other hand, turning on the sound can help you stay alert to new messages and notifications.
It ultimately depends on your personal preference and the situation you are in.
Turn new message sound on or off in Zoom
As mentioned above, your computer will play sound when you receive a new message in the Zoom app. You can turn it off or on using the steps below.
First, open the Zoom app. You can do that by clicking Start and selecting the ‘All apps’ button on the Start menu.
Under All apps, scroll down alphabetically to the bottom and open the Zoom app.
When the Zoom app opens, click the Settings (gear) to open its Setting pane.
Alternatively, click on your profile image at the top right and select Settings on the context menu.
When the Settings pane opens, select the Team Chat button on the left menu.
On the Team Chat settings page, under Sound and Behavior, check the box next to the line “Play sound when I receive a new message” to enable it.
To disable it, uncheck the box.
That should do it!
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