Start a video call
Open the compose box.
Click the video-camera () icon in the
bottom left corner of the compose box. This will insert a link like
[Click to join video call](https://meet.jit.si/123456789) into the
Send the message.
Click on the link in the message to start or join the call.
Note: You can replace "Click to join video call" with anything you want.
Change your video chat provider
By default, Zulip integrates with
Jitsi Meet, a fully-encrypted, 100% open
source video conferencing solution. Organization administrators can also
change the organization's video chat provider.
Change your organization's video chat provider
- Jitsi Meet
- Big Blue Button
- Zoom (experimental)
Zulip's default video chat provider is Jitsi
You can also use Zulip with Jitsi Meet on-premise; to configure this,
In order to use Big Blue Button as the video call provider, you need
to first configure the
BIG_BLUE_BUTTON_URL setting in
Zulip supports Zoom as the video chat provider using an OAuth
integration. You can set it up as follows:
Go to Organization settings.
Under Other settings set Video chat provider to Zoom.
Click Save changes.
Any user who creates a video call link using the instructions above
will be prompted to link a Zoom account with their Zulip account.
If you would like to unlink Zoom from your Zulip account:
Log in to the Zoom App Marketplace.
Click Manage → Installed Apps.
Click the Uninstall button next to the Zulip app.
If you are self-hosting, you will need to create a Zoom
application to use this integration.
You can also disable the video call button for your organization by
setting the provider to "None".