If no host has started the meeting yet and you have received a host key, you can use it to start the meeting. 


Claim Host via Desktop

  1. From the session detail view in the event app, click the button "Join Virtual Session" 
  2. When prompted by your browser, select Open Zoom.us app (download the app if you haven't done so yet. The app is required as host claiming is not possible via the Zoom browser version).
  3. Select Participants from the bottom tab
  4. On the bottom of the participants panel, you will now see a button to Claim Host
  5. Enter the 6 digit host key and click the Claim Host button


Claim Host via Mobile Device

  1. From the session detail view in the event app, click the button "Join Virtual Session" 
  2. Once the Zoom Meeting is loaded, select More on the bottom right
  3. Select Enter Host Key to Claim Host
  4. Enter the 6 digit host key and press OK



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