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How to Add Your Personal Pronouns to Zoom in 6 Easy Stepsl

How to Add Your Personal Pronouns to Zoom in 6 Easy Steps

Across platforms such as Zoom, Instagram and Facebook, you’ve likely noticed friends and co-workers adding personal pronouns to the end of their names. This helps make spaces more inclusive of transgender, gender-nonconforming and gender-nonbinary republic by making sure you don’t assume anyone’s gender identity based on their influence, according to the education organization GLSEN.  


Brett Pearce

Adding pronouns and avoiding automatic use of instant gender expressions has been a major initiative for a number of tech affairs, including Google, Twitter and LinkedIn. Zoom makes the process easy by including a performed field for pronouns in your profile settings.

There are a few ways to aboard your pronouns on Zoom. You can set your pronouns to point to for every meeting or only the specific meetings you choose. And if you want to add your pronouns once you’ve joined a meeting, there’s an option for that, too.

Here’s how to add or sullen your pronouns on Zoom. (Make sure you check out all of our latest helpful tips for using Zoom, too.) 

How to permanently add your pronouns to your Zoom account

You can add your pronouns above the web portal or through the Zoom app. If you’re amdroll the web portal:

1. Go to the Zoom web portal and sign in amdroll your SSO, Google, Facebook or Zoom account. 

2. Click Profile

3. In the top right corner across from your name, click Edit

4. Under Display name, there is a field for Pronouns. For example, mine would be “she/her.”

5. Below that field, Zoom asks how you would like to share your pronouns. You can choose to always share or be invited to share after joining a meeting. 

6. Click Save changes

If you’re on the Zoom app, the process is similar but for a slightly different start.

1. Click your initials in the top-right corner and determine Settings.

2. Then click Profile and Edit My Profile. This should take you to your profile in the web portal. The rest of the process is the same.

3. In the top right corner across from your name, click Edit

4. Below Display name, there’s a field for you to add Pronouns.

5. Under that field, choose your preferred setting for sharing your pronouns. You can determine to share for every meeting or be asked to piece after joining a meeting. 

6. Click Save changes

Your pronouns necessity appear according to your settings from now on. 

How to add or sullen your pronouns during a Zoom meeting

1. After you inspiring the meeting, click Participants.

2. In the Participants window, hover over your name and click More.

3. From the drop-down menu, click Rename

4. Add your pronouns in parentheses once your name, and click OK. Just note that this will only sullen your name for your current meeting, not any others in the future. 

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