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There is no doubt that Zoom is one of the most important digital tools of the remote workforce and to keep in touch with people you don’t live near. But if not kept up to date, your Zoom account could give you problems. So, here’s how to update Zoom and make sure you have the latest version to keep things running smoothly.

How to Check Your Latest Zoom Version

First, there are many different ways to check to see if your app needs to be updated. Zoom will show you at the top of your login page. You can also check by clicking your photo in the right-hand corner and then clicking Check for Updates.

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Click your profile icon and select Check for Updates.

How to Update the App Automatically

Don’t want to constantly check for updates? There is a way to update zoom automatically!

You’ll need to click on the settings button under your photo in the right-hand corner. Then, under the General tab, you’ll see the option to Automatically keep Zoom desktop client up to date. You can enable or disable this feature based on your choice. You can also choose if you want to update every single time or if you want the slow option and only update for better stability.

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Click General and then check the box next to Automatically keep Zoom desktop client up to date.
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Click how often you want Zoom updated.

How to Update Your Zoom Account

If you want to update your Zoom manually, there are a few steps you’ll need to follow on your laptop or desktop. Here’s how to update Zoom easily.

Step 1: Open Your Zoom App

First, you’ll need to open your Zoom app and make sure you’re logged in. Again, Zoom usually includes a banner if there is a newer version for you to download and use, but if not, you can follow the steps below.

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Open Zoom.

Step 2: Check For Updates

Next, you’ll check for updates. You’ll do this by clicking your photo in the right-hand corner and then clicking the Check for Updates option.

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Click Check for Updates.

Step 3: Click Install

If there is an update, Zoom will ask you if you’d like to install it. To do so, you’ll need to click the blue Install button.

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Click Install.

Step 4: Wait For Updates

Now is the time to wait for Zoom to finish downloading the newest version. Once complete, the app will close and reopen automatically.

Step 5: Double-Check

To ensure that Zoom is updated, you can try step two again. If the update was successful, Zoom will tell you that you have the latest version installed. If not, you can follow steps three and four to install it.

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You’re all set!

Wrapping Up

Luckily for users, Zoom makes it easy to update the app in a few simple steps. Following the steps above can help you ensure that you’re always running the latest and most functional version!

How to Update Zoom: Step-by-Step Guide with Photos FAQs (Frequently Asked Questions) 

Why is my Zoom not working after I updated it?

If you’re having trouble with Zoom after an update, you may want to check if Zoom is currently down, or if it’s your camera or microphone that’s making it difficult to use. Don’t be afraid to reach out to Zoom if you’re still having problems!

How do I update my Zoom mobile app?

You can update your Zoom mobile app in two different ways — using the app store if you’re using an Andoird or via the iPhone app store if using an iPhone.

Is Zoom automatically updated?

Zoom is only automatically updated if you enable that feature in your general settings.

What is the latest version of Zoom as of 2023?

As of 2023, the latest version is 5.13.3 (14165).

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  • Zoom Available here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362233-Upgrading-Zoom-to-the-latest-version
  • Drexel University Available here: https://www.lebow.drexel.edu/about/support-services/knowledge-base/how-update-zoom-app
  • Business Insider Available here: https://www.businessinsider.com/guides/tech/how-to-update-zoom