Become a Zoom Master with These 8 Key Commands

Become a Zoom Master with These 8 Key Commands

 

These days, we spend as much time in Zoom meeting rooms as in the actual physical rooms of our house. That’s why learning some basic key commands and shortcuts can help you better navigate this new space saving time.

If you go to your Zoom settings and select Keyboard Shortcuts, you can edit and personalize every key command for your future meetings. However, there are many shortcuts set by default. Here are the 8 we find more useful.

 

ACTION

COMMAND FOR
MAC

COMMAND FOR WINDOWS

Start/ stop your video

Command()+Shift+V

Alt+V

Mute/ unmute your audio

Command()+Shift+A

 

Alt+A

 

Raise hand/ lower hand

Option+Y

Alt+Y

Switch to active speaker view/ gallery view

 

Command()+Shift+W

(Switch depending on current view)

 

Alt+F1 (Switch to active speaker view)

Alt+F2 (Switch to gallery view)

Enter or exit full screen

Command()+Shift+F

Alt+F

Show/ hide floating meeting controls

Ctrl+Option+Command+H

Ctrl+Alt+Shift+H

Show/hide in-meeting chat panel

Command()+Shift+H

Alt+H

Display/hide participants panel

Command()+U

Alt+U

 

And here’s a bonus tip! Use the “push-and-talk” feature to temporary unmute yourself by pressing and holding the spacebar while you speak… You are welcome.