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How to Enable Zoom Meeting timer-Find it during Meeting

Enable Zoom Meeting timer
Written by Hassan Abbas

Zoom has been one of the biggest “winners” of the lockdown period. With almost all organizations switching to virtual meetings, Zoom has managed to increase its userbase quite drastically. There have been a few hiccups along the way. But Zoom has done fairly well to emerge as the people’s favorite. That includes allowing people to change the virtual background. In this article, we are going to tell you How to Enable Zoom Meeting timer-Find it during Meeting. Let’s begin!

The US-based remote conferencing software has a repertoire of utility features; ranging from meeting scheduling to seamless screen sharing. It also offers a free version that almost none of its competitors do allow even the basic users to host up to 99 members and chat with them for 40 minutes.

If you have a free license or just time-conscious keeping track of time during meetings is of utmost importance. Not only does it help you to wrap up your meetings before the 40-minute cutoff. But it also allows you to be a master of time management.

In this section, we will tell you how you could enable Zoom’s meeting timer both on PC and phone.

How to enable Zoom Meeting Timer On PC

  • Fire up the Zoom desktop client and login with the correct credentials.
  • Click on the Settings icon below your profile picture.
  • Under ‘General,’ select the ‘Show my connected time’ checkbox.

Where to find Zoom meeting timer on PC

The timer will be shown in the top-right corner of the Meeting screen, as the image below.

How to enable Zoom Meeting Timer On Phone

  • Open the Zoom Android App and login with the intended id.
  • Go to ‘Settings.’
  • Then tap on ‘Meetings.’
  • Toggle on ‘Show my connected time.’

Where to find the Zoom Meeting Timer on Phone

The timer will be shown in the middle of the screen near the top, as shown in the image below.

Worried about the 40 minutes limit?

If you are worried about the cap on the Free Zoom meetings. Then you’d be happy to know that there is a workaround that lets you remove the 40 minutes limit.

For that, you will need to make sure you can make somebody else host, to there must be another participant who has an account on Zoom. So that he can become the host when you leave the meeting before the 40-minute mark is reached. Learn about the trick in detail below.


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About the author

Hassan Abbas

Tech enthusiast with too many items on his wish-list and not nearly enough money! Specializing in all things tech, with a slight Apple bent he has been writing for various blogs for the best part of (too many) years

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