Explore new features with updated Zoom App

UB Students using the Zoom app for a webinar.

Published May 8, 2023

New features are available in Zoom after a required update took effect on May 6, 2023.

If you are using a UB-owned/managed device, your Zoom client is regularly updated by your departmental IT support, and no action is needed.


Canfield photo.

Michael Canfield joined UB in January 2023 as an IT Communications Specialist for UBIT. A former newspaper reporter with a background in higher ed communication, Michael is also a volunteer firefighter. When he’s not writing or learning about all things UBIT, Michael likes to spend time with his wife and two English bulldogs, Franky and Grace. He’s also an avid student of the Battle of Gettysburg and a (sometimes) hockey writer.

If you can't update the app on a personal device, see this workaround to join a restricted Zoom meeting with and out-of-date app or from a web browser.    

Good reasons to update. Using the latest version of software is a best practice that ensures you benefit from the latest security features.

Keeping Zoom updated also means you’ll enjoy the new, useful features introduced to Zoom in recent months, including:

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