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Using Gender Pronouns

Consider adding your pronouns in parenthesis after your name! This can be a helpful way to make sure you're respecting everyone's pronouns while making it easier for folks to declare theirs.

Add pronouns to your name in your profile:

1. Open the Zoom app and tap the Settings icon in the upper right corner.

2. Choose Profile.

3. Select Edit Profile.

4. Click Edit next to your name.

5. Write in your pronouns after your Last Name (e.g. “(she/her)”).

Profile ViewName Screen Image

Add pronouns to your name in a meeting (temporary change):

1. Right click on your name. Select Rename. (Host must enable this feature.)

2. Enter a new screen name and OK.

Tip: Use parentheses to help separate.

Rename

Customizing Skin Tone for Reactions

Zoom offers two reaction icons that you can use during a call: a hands’ clap and ‘thumbs up’. You can adjust the skin color on these reactions to better match your own.

Change the reaction skin tone:

1. Open the Zoom app and tap the Settings icon in the upper right corner.

2. Choose General.

3. Scroll down, select desired Reaction Skin Tone.

In a meeting (permanent change):

1. Click the ^ arrow next to Video (bottom left corner of screen).

2. Select Video Settings.

3. Choose General.

4. Scroll down, select desired Reaction Skin Tone.

Reaction Image