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Conferencing, Collaboration, Meetings

Mute and Unmute Participants

Follow these instructions to manage participant’s sound by muting and unmuting.

1. Mute participants on entry to your meeting. Control this for all meetings in your zoom.byu.edu Settings.

Mute participants upon entry.


2. If you don’t want to mute participants upon entry for all meetings, you can do so when you schedule your meeting.

Advanced Options >> Mute participants on entry


Do not allow participants to unmute themselves while in the meeting. Click Participants on the meeting control bar.

Click "Participants" button.


Click More in the Participants Panel.

More > Allow Participants to Unmute Themselves (deselect)

Deselect Allow Participants to Unmute Themselves.

Allow Participants to Unmute Themselves (deselect)