Zoom, Minimum client version requirement

This article shows the actions you must take and the notifications you will receive when Technology Services requires a minimum version of the Zoom client.

Periodically, Technology Services will require users to update their Zoom client.  This minimum version requirement is necessary for security and functionality purposes.  The table below shows upcoming minimum versions that will be required.  Future minimum version requirements and their associated deadlines will be posted here.  Note: The minimum client requirement will only affect UIUC Zoom users.  These will not affect external attendees joining UIUC Zoom meetings.

For more information about how to check your Zoom client version please see Zoom's support article: Viewing the Zoom version number

Deadline Minimum Version Associated Clients
April 13th, 2023 12:01 am CDT 5.14.0 Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android
5.13.10 VDI
December 17th, 2022 12:01 am CST 5.12.6 Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android, VDI
September 10th, 2022 12:01 am CDT 5.11.9 Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android
June 18th, 2022 12:01 am CDT 5.10.0 Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android
January 12th, 2022 12:00 am CST 5.8.6 Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android
5.0.1(4295.1111) Chrome OS
August 8th, 2021 12:00 am CDT 5.7.0 Windows, macOS, Linux, iOS, Android
5.0.1(4287.0524) Chrome OS

Please take action and update your Zoom mobile and desktop clients before the date above:

  • For information about how to upgrade your Zoom desktop client ahead of time, please visit: Zoom, Updating your Desktop Client
  • Note: that mobile clients should update automatically via the iOS App Store or Google Play Store.

If you do not update your client prior to the date listed above, you may receive the following warning and will be required to update your Zoom desktop application when you attempt to log into the Zoom meeting client.  If you're already logged in when this requirement is put into affect, you will be required to update before you can join your next UIUC Zoom meeting or webinar.

IMPORTANT: Zoom applications that have disabled in-app updates will not experience the messages shown below. If you're unable to update your Zoom software, please reach out to your college/department IT group.  They may have made the software available within Software Center/Manage Software Center, or may be planning to remotely update Zoom clients for their users on university managed hardware.

Zoom minimum client version notification.  The update button is in the lower right corner, to the right of the cancel button.

Please click the update button in the lower right corner, at which point you will see something similar to the following update notice shown below.  Click the update button again in the lower right corner.

Zoom client version update notification.  The update button is in the lower right corner of the pop up window next to the Not Now button.

Keywords:update, number,   Doc ID:112025
Owner:Martin L.Group:University of Illinois Technology Services
Created:2021-06-28 15:36 CDTUpdated:2023-03-24 14:21 CDT
Sites:University of Illinois Technology Services
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