• Lynn Torrie

Storytellers: See more of your audience

Updated: Apr 21

You can't tell a good story without audience connection. Zoom videoconferencing has features that let you see more of your listeners and less of yourself.


Gallery View


When you join a Zoom meeting, you will likely be in Speaker View. This view enlarges the video of the person who is speaking.

You can change this!

To see more of your audience, click Gallery View in the top-right corner or your screen.


iPad users tap Switch to Gallery View in the upper-left corner of the Zoom window. If you do not see the controls, tap your screen to get them to appear.


Android or iOS users swipe left on the active speaker's video to switch to gallery view.


more information: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/360000005883-Displaying-participants-in-gallery-view


Hide yourself!


If you find it distracting to see your own video while you tell, you can hide it!


Right-click your video to display the menu, then choose Hide Myself.

Alternative: tap the three dots in the corner of your video.


To restore the video of yourself:

Right-click any visible user’s display to show the menu.

Choose Show Myself.


more information: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/115001077226-Hide-or-Show-My-Video-in-My-Own-Display