The latest version will enable GCM encryption across the entire Zoom platform, providing increased protection for meeting data.
Zoom must be updated to version 5.0. After May 30, 2020, all Zoom clients on older versions will receive a forced upgrade when trying to join meetings.
Please check the version of Zoom on your device. Personally managed devices need to be manually updated. Computers managed by WPI IT will receive the new Zoom client via Software Center and be prompted to update.
On May 30th, 2020, Zoom will enable GCM encryption across the entire Zoom platform, providing increased protection for meeting data. After May 30, 2020, all Zoom clients on older versions will receive a forced upgrade when trying to join meetings as GCM Encryption will be fully enabled across the Zoom platform. Please begin updating all your clients to Zoom 5.0 now.
To check your version of Zoom:
- Sign in to the Zoom Desktop Client (Windows, macOS, or Linux).
- Click your profile picture then click About Zoom.
- You will see the Zoom Desktop Client version.
To update Zoom:
WPI IT-managed computers connected to the WPI network (or VPN) will automatically receive the new version in Software Center, and will be prompted to update.
Personal devices can be updated using "Download Latest Version of Zoom" in Actions.