How to Update Zoom on Your Computer

Upgrading the Zoom desktop client for Windows, macOS, or Linux Sign in to Zoom desktop client. Click your profile picture then click Check for Updates. If there is a newer version, Zoom will download and install it.

Are you a frequent Zoom user? Did you know that updating your Zoom client can give you new features and upgraded security? In this article, we’ll show you how to update Zoom on your computer.

If a major update is available, Zoom will display a notification under the toolbar. All you need to do is click “update” and the process will start automatically.

But what if you don’t see the notification or accidentally exit out of it? Don’t worry, you can manually check for updates by selecting your profile image on the top right corner, going to “check for updates” and following the prompts.

In case your Zoom installation doesn’t find the latest update, you can download it directly from the Zoom website. Simply go to on your browser, download the latest version of the Zoom client, go through the installation process and voila! You should have the latest upgraded version of Zoom on your computer.

We hope this guide helps you update your Zoom client with ease. If you have any questions, feel free to leave a comment below. And if you’d like to see more Zoom tutorial videos, check out Cajun Gadgets’ channel for more gadget reviews and tech tutorials.


Does Zoom update automatically?
Click your profile picture, then click Settings. On the General tab in the Zoom Updates section, click the check box to enable/disable Automatically keep Zoom up to date. Click the dropdown menu to select how often you would like to have updates installed: Slow: (Default) Provides fewer updates and better stability.
Why is my Zoom not updated?
Using Zoom requires a stable internet connection. If you can't install or update Zoom, make sure your internet connection is stable, and there are no connectivity issues. You can try restarting your modem or router to refresh the internet connection.
Do I need to update Zoom to join a meeting?
If your Zoom Room is below the minimum version and you attempt to join a meeting or webinar, you will see a prompt on the main screen and controller indicating that an update is required for one of the associated devices before you can continue.
What is the most current version of Zoom?
What is the most current version? In order to find the latest Zoom version go to and look under the “Zoom Client for Meetings” heading. Ignore the numbers in parentheses. Version 5.0 was released as of April 27, 2020.