UW-Madison Zoom - Enable Automatic Zoom Desktop Updates

To help simplify the Zoom updates process you can turn on automatic updates. This setting is currently available for desktop Zoom on Windows and macOS systems.

How to turn on automatic updates

  1. Navigate to settings by clicking on the icon in the top right corner and selecting Settings from the drop-down menu or clicking the Gear button on the home page.

    Automatic Zoom Updates
  2. Select General from the sidebar to the right.

    Automatic Zoom Updates
  3. Check the box under Zoom Updates labeled Automatically keep Zoom desktop client up to date.

    Automatic Zoom Updates

Once automatic updates are turned on, there is an additional drop-down menu that allows you to select between two update frequencies: slow and fast:

Note: Updates that are critical to security will go out to everyone, regardless of the frequency setting selected.