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What one thing do you like least about Zoom?

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kil0ran's avatar
2 years ago

The preferences functionality could do with improvement, particularly ensuring that everything you can do in the web version is also in the installed client.

4 points
itsashcon's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Would like to see a more “URL friendly” approach to certain types of meetings, instead of ID based (with the exception of your personal alias).

3 points
ADPetersmith's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Need to streamline meeting code sharing. Seemingly, 1 out of every 3 meetings has an issue with the meeting code feature.

3 points
GevorkyanGrisha's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Not much to dislike to be honest.

2 points
thompsonrjayden's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Initial use of the product

1 point
_dijy_'s avatar
almost 2 years ago

Admin settings are very clunky

1 point
GeraldParloiu's avatar
almost 2 years ago

40 min limit on calls with 2+ users

1 point
Fox25Jamon's avatar
almost 2 years ago

UI/UX design. Flexibility on adding new users.

1 point
nsomaiya's avatar
almost 2 years ago

It hardly ever picks up my upcoming meetings and launches automatically. I always end up launching zoom, then having to switch to the damn calendar to click on the link. Yes, I have authorized access to the right email address.

1 point
jsussman554's avatar
almost 2 years ago

nothing - no complaints

1 point
elou's avatar
almost 2 years ago

The zoom team pushes frequent updates, so frequent that I have taken for checking for updates every morning before I start my meetings. These are useful, but the flipside of this is that the software can be very unstable. Forgot to update that one time, or update too soon before bugs are noticed (and corrected) and suddenly your computer freezes up and sounds like a 737 lifting off. I wish they pushed updates automatically and focused on performance.

1 point
arpand9's avatar
almost 2 years ago

It should have better tools for cross time-zone scheduling.

1 point
MrDaddyMachine's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Clunky UI. Unnatural keyboard shortcuts, doesn't fit well on HiDPI screens.

1 point
timwee's avatar
almost 2 years ago

not as much support for collaboration yet.

1 point
JeffSwankJr's avatar
almost 2 years ago

I don't like the window view resize options, They need to make it easier to re-size the window that you are showing and the window of the person you are speaking to.

1 point
tedcarstensen's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Sales folks are a bit agro for our size of business, they don't seem super well equipped for teams in the 5-10 person range.

1 point
gwlortscher's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Unnecessarily confusing UX—seems like an afterthought.

1 point
Joe__Dempsey's avatar
almost 2 years ago

it has to open a browser and then asks you to confirm if it can open the zoom client (i know this is probably the browser's limitation but it's just one extra step)

also, the default dial in code is US (we're uk based) and it's not that easy to change

1 point
fastexecution's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Confusing for first time users

1 point
niteenpraj's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Only meetings scheduled by your account are shown in the app, it would be mega useful if it displayed all meetings with zoom details sent to your calendar.

1 point
bwadesays's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Lots of options to customize, but hidden in various spots in the app and online

1 point
RyanScottLechn1's avatar
almost 2 years ago

A little too much functionality, authentication sucks if you have multiple profiles on chrome

1 point
CharleyMa's avatar
almost 2 years ago

Settings are honestly a bit complicated for all users

1 point
CPBDCO's avatar
almost 2 years ago

The price is hard to get past

1 point
anandx's avatar
almost 2 years ago

The ux sucks. I'm used it now but jaaanky.

1 point
Gobos_'s avatar
almost 2 years ago

Zoombombing and needing to password protect my bridge.

1 point
Andrey's avatar
a year ago

Horrendous privacy issues, of course, from dubious encryption to unauthorised access to rooms.

1 point
claudianotclaud's avatar
a year ago

It takes too many clicks to start a meeting instantly and share the details with someone

1 point
avron's avatar
@avron (replying to @claudianotclaud )
a year ago

The slack integration is amazing for this. With the Slack integration, starting an instant meeting with someone is as easy as typing /zoom

1 point
avron's avatar
a year ago

Registration functionality is pretty much non existent for normal zoom meetings, and embarrassing for webinars. Hence we see products like zmurl.com, offering a layer on top of Zoom. As an admin, I also find the editing and customising of the built in emails very complicated.

1 point
ToshVelaga's avatar
a year ago

To be honest I don't see how Zoom is better than Google Hangouts. To me it's just more convenient to use Google Hangouts through Gmail.

1 point
maguay's avatar
@maguay (replying to @ToshVelaga )
a year ago

Google's tight integration between Gmail/Google Calendar and Meet have definitely made it the easiest option. Wish there was a way to use that same feature to add calls with other apps—though Google's cleverly using it as a way to market Meet, so doubt we'll ever see that added.

1 point
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