How to use the Vimeo chatbot in the Zoom app

It is possible to receive Vimeo notifications via Zoom chat channels when there are new videos, groups or projects on Vimeo via the Zoom chat app for Vimeo. Users can also search for videos in their account by filtering them by recent uploads or by searching by video name.

The following topics are covered in this guide:

  • How to install and configure
    • How to install from the Zoom Marketplace
    • How to connect and configure the Vimeo chatbot
  • How to use the Vimeo chatbot
  • How to uninstall Vimeo chat app
  • data security


  • It is necessary to have a Zoom account
    Note: The chat app can only be installed by a Zoom admin.
  • An account on Vimeo that has been verified

How to install and configure

How to install from the Zoom Marketplace

  1. If you’re logged in as a Zoom admin, you’ll see the Zoom Marketplace under your Zoom account.
  2. You can find the Vimeo app by searching for Vimeo and clicking the icon.
  3. If the app isn’t already pre-approved, you can pre-approve it.
  4. You can add an app by clicking Add, confirming app permissions, and then selecting Authorize:
    Zoom chat app for Vimeo is now available for all users in Zoom account and you can see a success page.

Once the app has been installed, you can find it under the APPS section in the left pane of the left pane of the Zoom chat tab.

How to connect and configure the Vimeo chatbot

  1. From the desktop client’s Zoom Chat tab, you can navigate to the Vimeo channel once you’ve installed the Vimeo app from the Zoom Marketplace.
  2. Send a message to connect by typing connect and sending
    A link will be sent to you from the Vimeo chat application to authenticate your account with Vimeo.
  3. To authenticate your account with Vimeo, please click on the link below.
  4. If authorization is successful, a success message will appear in the Zoom chat window, as well as a success message on the website.

As a result of this configuration, Zoom users can issue the configuration command for each chat channel to set up notifications for that channel.

How to use the Vimeo chatbot

  • help: You can find a list of all available commands for the Vimeo chat app by typing help in the chat window.
  • meet: When you enter the meet command, a Zoom meeting will be created immediately and you will be given a link to join the Zoom meeting. On the Zoom client’s Meetings tab, you can see a list of all upcoming meetings that have been scheduled
  • configure: To subscribe to notifications, you need to run the configure command and then click the link to get started. Select the target channel and notification topics for the notification on the chat app setup webpage, and then click the Save button. Subscriptions can be saved by clicking the Save Subscription button.
    • Every 15 minutes, the chat application conducts a poll to determine if these changes have occurred in your Vimeo account:
      • New videos: You will receive a notification when uploading a video from the Vimeo homepage.
      • Note: To get notifications for new videos, you need to click the upload button on the Vimeo homepage before you can add the video to your account.
      • We are working on a number of new projects including:
      • As soon as a new project is created, it is added to the list.
      • There are a number of new groups that have been created:
      • In case of creating a new group.
    • There may be a delay of up to 15 minutes after a change is made to your account before you receive a notification in the chat app of the change.
  • get-videos: If you want to get the ten most recently uploaded videos, run the get-videos command.
  • search videos : To search for videos whose titles start with the entered search term, enter the command search-videos *search term> in your command line. For example, the search-videos 720p command returns up to 10 videos with titles that contain 720p as part of their description.
  • separate: If you want to disconnect your Zoom account from Vimeo, you need to issue the disconnect command.

How to uninstall Vimeo chat app

  1. You can access the Zoom Marketplace by logging into your Zoom account and navigating to the Zoom Marketplace page.
  2. You can find Vimeo by searching and clicking on it in the App Store.
  3. If you click on Vimeo, you will be prompted to remove it.

data security

  • There are several pieces of information that this app has access to via Zoom:
    • Under the Zoom account, you can view the channels that a Zoom user is subscribed to.
    • Under the Zoom account it is possible to view the details of existing meetings for Zoom users.
    • If you use a Zoom account, you can see all information about the Zoom user.
  • According to Vimeo, the following information is available to this app:
    • You can access your public videos, albums, groups, channels, and portfolios from your profile page.
    • Depending on the permissions set by the Vimeo account owner, users may be able to access their private videos and albums, as well as groups, channels, and portfolios.
    • Scope: Public: You can access public member data by logging into your account.
    • Vimeo data accessed: The video endpoint returned a full response in response to the video request
    • Vimeo data displayed: A number of videos are listed (name, status, date/time the video was uploaded, date/time the video was created, link to the video, duration), a list of new ones Projects and new groups (name, description, date/time the project was created.
    • Vimeo data stored in DB: Access token is used to get access to the website
    • Data sent from Vimeo to the app: Responses from the endpoints for videos, groups, and projects are fully received
  • There are the following permissions this chat application has on Zoom:
    • An individual or group of Zoom users under a Zoom account can be contacted by sending a chat message to a chat channel.
    • You can create a Zoom meeting for any Zoom user under the Zoom account on that user’s behalf.
  • With this chat application you can communicate encrypted with Zoom/Vimeo:
    • Protocol: Enforced TLS 1.2 with TLS 1.2 as the backend protocol
    • Cipher suite: CCDHE-ECDSA-AES128-GCM-SHA256 AES128-GCM-SHA256 Blowfly
    • Key length: 128 bits
    • Perfect Forward Secrecy: YES
  • An encrypted database is used to store the following information in this chat app:
    • A Vimeo account holder and admin-level OAuth credentials for Zoom

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