Viewing and Changing Your Zoom Host Key

This article covers how Zoom meeting hosts can view or change their host key in Zoom.

The host key is a 6-digit PIN used to claim host when calling in via telephone. View more about using your host key.

2. Click on Profile.

Zoom menu

3. Scroll down to the Host Key. Click Show to view your current Host Key.

host key

4. Click Edit to change your Host Key.

change host key

5. Enter a new 6 digit Host Key. Click Save.

Note that Zoom will not allow you to pick a simple host key such as 123456 or 111111. You should also not use the one in the screenshot below as it is in a publicly available document.

new host key

6. You're done! You may want to click Hide to hide your new host key.


Need More Help?

Faculty/Staff - contact the IT Help Desk at [email protected] or 657-278-7777.

Students - contact the Student IT Help Desk at [email protected] or 657-278-8888.

View the Zoom Help & Resources article.