Set Webcam Settings in Zoom on OSX

How to disable the webcam on start up in Zoom for added security.


  • Active WPI account
  • Latest Zoom Client installed


  1. Open the Zoom Client
  2. In the top right, click on Settings Gear Icon
  3. Go to the Video tab
  4. Check off Turn off my video when joining a meeting


Once this has been enabled, Video must be enabled on a meeting by meeting basis.
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