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Zoom brings end-to-end encryption, YouTube live streaming on Android

Zoom's latest update comes with a bunch of new features including support for flashlight when sharing camera, ability to change ringtone for meeting invites, and more.

Zoom on Android.
Zoom on Android. (Zoom)

Zoom has rolled out a new update for its Android app. The latest update brings end-to-end encryption, YouTube live streaming and more. Android users can download the latest Zoom update from the Google Play Store.

Zoom earlier this month announced it will bring end-to-end encryption to its meetings. This was a much needed feature given the popularity of the service, and security concerns looming around for months. End-to-end encryption will have to be enabled by users from their account settings, and also opt-in for each meeting. A green shield icon on the top left corner will indicate that encryption is enabled for this meeting. Free users on Zoom may have to go through a one-time verification process with their phone number to use end-to-end encryption.

Zoom users on Android can also live stream to YouTube now. This requires users to first enable live streaming for meetings, and also have live streaming enabled on the YouTube account. Once everything is set, the YouTube livestream option will appear under the overflow menu. You can edit the Zoom meeting title for YouTube before going live.

Other features that this Zoom update brings is support for flashlight when sharing camera, ability to change ringtone for meeting invites and phone calls. Zoom users on Android can also share files with Microsoft SharePoint now. This update also brings call notifications for busy call queue members, and the ability to opt out of specific call queues.

The new features are available with the Zoom version 5.4.0.434 on the Play Store. Zoom has started rolling out this update so users who haven’t received it yet should get it soon.

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