Zoom Whiteboard


Zoom Whiteboard is a visual collaboration tool for hybrid and remote teams to work together before, during, and after Zoom meetings. 

Getting Started

Note: Zoom Whiteboards can only be viewed and edited when using the Zoom mobile app on a tablet or iPad. When using the Zoom mobile app on a smaller mobile device, such as a phone, you will only be able to view Zoom Whiteboards. 

How to create a whiteboard 

From a Zoom meeting

  1. Start a meeting from the Zoom desktop client. 
  2. Click the Whiteboard button on the in-meeting controls.
    Whiteboards icon highlighted on Zoom In-Meeting toolbar
  3. Click New Whiteboard.
    New Whiteboard option selected
  4. Click the arrow next to All Participants can edit to choose what permissions you would like participants to have.
  5. Click Open and Collaborate.
    Choose the access level for participants then select Open and Collaborate

The whiteboard will open in your meeting window. 

From the Zoom desktop client

  1. Sign in to the Zoom desktop client.
  2. Click the Whiteboards button at the top right.
    Select Whiteboards from the Zoom Desktop app toolbar
  3. Click New to create a new whiteboard.
    Select New in the upper-right corner

From the Zoom web portal

  1. Sign in to the University of Oregon's Zoom web portal
  2. Click Whiteboards.
  3. Click + New at the top right to create a new whiteboard.
    Select Whiteboards then select New

How to share a whiteboard

  1. Once you have created a whiteboard, click Share at the top right to send the whiteboard to other users.
    Select the Share button to share with collaborators
  2. Enter the email addresses of the users you would like to share the whiteboard with and set their permissions. Click Send.
    Enter Contact, Channel, or Email address
  3. Alternatively, click Copy Link and then paste the link in a message or email to send to others.
    Click Copy Link to copy the link to collaborators

Additional Resources


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