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
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:
From your desktop, click on the gear
() in the upper right corner.
Select Manage organization.
On the left, click 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".