Edit Permissions for Zoom Desktop Client for MacOS


How do I edit permissions for Zoom Desktop Client for macOS?


  • Zoom
  • macOS


  1. Make sure the Zoom application is closed.
  2. Click the Apple logo at the top left corner of your screen.
  3. Click System Preferences.
  4. Click Security & Privacy.
  5. Click Privacy.
  6. Click the lock icon at the bottom left corner of the Security & Privacy window.
  7. Enter your OS administrator username and password.
  8. Click Unlock.
  9. Click the permission that you need to change: Camera, Microphone, Screen RecordingFiles and Folders or Accessibility.
  10. Click the checkbox next to zoom.us and/or Zoom Rooms.
    Note: For Local Recording on Catalina, you need to click the checkbox for at least the Documents Folder option under zoom.us.
  11. A window will appear asking you to restart Zoom or the Zoom Rooms application.
    Note: If you need to allow other permissions, click Later. Repeat steps 7 and 8 for any additional permissions you need to enable.
    Note: Once you've allowed all necessary permissions, click Quit Now
  12. Reopen Zoom and you should now have full access.
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