Using the Spotlight Feature in Zoom

The spotlight feature allows you to pin a keynote speaker or interpreter to the primary view of all participants in a Zoom meeting or webinar. You can spotlight up to 9 participants at a time. This feature can be used while screen sharing or in Zoom rooms.

How to Spotlight an Interpreter

  1. Start a meeting or webinar as the host or co-host.
  2. Hover over the video of the interpreter and click the ellipsis icon (three dots) to display additional options.
  3. Select Spotlight for Everyone.
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  4. If there is a second interpreter you need to spotlight, follow step 2 again and select Add Spotlight.
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  5. To cancel a spotlight, click Remove Spotlight in the upper-left corner of the video area.
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How to Spotlight an Interpreter in a Breakout Room

  1. Click Participants on the Zoom Room Controller.
  2. Select the interpreter’s name and then select Spotlight.