Zoom Webinar Roles

Webinars have a range of roles:

  • Host
  • Co-host
  • Panelist
  • Attendee

The below table provides an overview of the available features for each role:

Feature

Host

Co-host

Panelist

Attendee

Join during practice session

Yes

Use Alternate Host

Yes

No

Mute/unmute themselves

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Start/stop their own video

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

View attendee list

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Share screen

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Chat

Yes

Yes

Yes

Yes

Save chat

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Ask questions in Q&A

No

No

No

Yes

View All Q&A and respond

Yes

Yes

Yes

No

Create or edit polls

Yes

No

No

No

Start polling

Yes

Yes

No

No

Answer polls

No

No

Yes

Yes

Raise hand

 No

No

Yes

Yes

End webinar

Yes

No

No

No

Manage participants

Yes

Yes

No

No

Manage panelists (Hold)

Yes

No

No

No

Record to cloud

Yes

Yes

No

No

Please note: both Zoom account settings and Webinar settings can impact the features that can be used by different roles.

Last modified: Wednesday, 15 April 2020, 8:28 AM