Final up to date: November twenty eighth, 2022 at 07:00 UTC+01:00
Earlier, the Zoom app on Chromebook was barebones and didn’t supply many options that have been obtainable on Home windows and different platforms. Nevertheless, Zoom realized that and launched its Progressive Internet App (PWA) final yr with some added options. Lastly, Zoom now defaults to its Progressive Internet App on Chromebooks.
Due to this launch, now everytime you open Zoom in your Samsung Galaxy Chromebook or some other model’s Chromebook, it is going to default to the Progressive Internet App. The Zoom Progressive Internet App changed the outdated Chrome app in 2021, and it launched a brand new UI and options together with background substitute, reactions, and extra.
Over time, not solely has it gained stability and options, however it has additionally gotten rid of a number of points it had initially. Regardless of the provision of Zoom’s PWA, Zoom all the time defaulted to the Chrome app on Chromebooks when becoming a member of a gathering. Chromebook house owners have been prompted to obtain the Zoom app every time they tried to affix a gathering utilizing the hyperlink.
Though the Chrome app was shut down in August 2022, the web page that prompts Chromebook house owners to put in the app remained for some time. Lower to now, Zoom has refreshed the method and now it defaults to its PWA on Chromebooks. The brand new web page now reveals the “Launch Assembly” button, which redirects you to the Zoom PWA.
The Zoom Progressive Internet App additionally received a refreshed icon when putting in the app in your gadget. It additionally has signal language interpretation assist, the power to ship recordsdata in assembly chat, and quite a lot of different options.