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Your Guide to Removing Otter AI from Zoom

In the digital age, where every click matters and every second counts, ensuring your Zoom meetings run smoothly is crucial. AI notetakers like Otter AI can sometimes join meetings unexpectedly, disrupting the flow. So, today, we're diving into the art of removing Otter AI from Zoom - for a single meeting or altogether - and why Supernormal is the non-intrusive superhero waiting to take its place. Buckle up; we're on a ride to efficiency town.

Why Say Goodbye to Otter AI?

Let's face it; change is hard. But sometimes, to embrace the new, we've got to part ways with the old. Maybe you want to boot Otter from a meeting that it joined but wasn't supposed to or you're after the sophisticated AI features Otter AI hasn't dreamed up yet. Whatever your reason, removing Otter AI from Zoom is the first step on your journey to meeting nirvana.

How to Remove Otter AI from a Zoom Meeting

If Otter happens to wander into your Zoom meeting, don't panic. You can remove Otter anytime from a live meeting from the Otter calendar, live conversation portal, or your platform's meeting controls.

Otter Calendar

  1. Navigate to the calendar section on the right side of the Otter home page. The current live OtterPilot recording will be displayed.
  2. Click the stop recording button to remove OtterPilot.

Live Conversation Portal

  1. Navigate to My Conversations in the Otter app.
  2. Select the conversation that is currently recording.
  3. Click the Stop Recording button.

Platform Meeting Controls

Users that have host permissions can directly remove Otter during a Zoom, Google Meet, or Microsoft Teams meeting. If you're a participant but not a host that want's Otter to be removed, check with your meeting host.

How to Remove Otter AI for All Future Zoom Meetings

Breaking up with Otter AI and ensuring it doesn't join your future Zoom meetings is easy. Here's how to do it in 3 simple steps: 

  1. Open Otter: Sign in to Otter on your device. Once you're logged in, go to Account Settings.
  2. Head to Meeting Settings: Select Meetings in the settings menu.
  3. Disable Otter: Scroll down to OtterPilot and toggle off Auto-join all meetings to disable the transcription service.

Your settings will be saved automatically, and Otter won't join and transcribe your meetings

Ensuring a Smooth Transition

Removing Otter AI is just the beginning. To avoid any awkward "It's not you, it's me" conversations with your tech, make sure you also:

  • Check Your Browser Extensions: If you've added any Otter AI extensions to your browser, now's the time to say goodbye. Head to your browser settings and remove or disable these extensions.
  • Update Your Zoom: Ensure your Zoom app is up-to-date. Sometimes, lingering integrations cling to older versions like a bad habit.
  • Restart Everything: The classic turn-it-off-and-on-again trick. Restarting your Zoom and computer can help ensure the breakup with Otter AI sticks.

Hello Supernormal: The Hero We Deserve

Now, let's talk about moving on. Supernormal is like the cool, new kid on the block - it transcribes, records, and takes notes for your Zoom meetings, but with AI sophistication that Otter AI can only dream of. Why settle for less when you can have the best?

Why Supernormal?

Supernormal doesn't just transcribe; it transforms your meetings into actionable, searchable, and shareable notes. It's like having a personal assistant who's also a wizard with words. Here are a few reasons why Supernormal should be your next virtual meeting co-pilot:

  • Accuracy Meets Speed: Supernormal boasts transcription accuracy that's hard to beat, turning your spoken words into text faster than you can say "That's impressive."
  • Intelligent Summarization: Not only does it transcribe, but it also summarizes your meetings, highlighting the key points so you can catch up in a flash.
  • Customizable Insights: Your Supernormal notes go beyond static records—they're dynamic documents that you can always go back to for insights. With Supernormal’s cutting-edge AI, you're in control, formatting notes with Custom Templates, diving deeper with Expanded Bullets, and prompting them for specific information with Custom Sections.
  • Seamless Integration: Supernormal plays nice with Zoom, slipping into your meetings without the awkward get-to-know-you phase. It's like it was meant to be.

Making the Switch: How to Use Supernormal with Zoom

Ready to give Supernormal a whirl? Here's how to make the transition smoother than your morning coffee:

  1. Sign Up for Supernormal: First things first, create a Supernormal account. It's quick, painless, and the first step to upgrading your meeting game.
  2. Integrate with Zoom: Follow the simple steps in your Account Settings to connect Supernormal to your Zoom account and let it know what meetings you want it to capture. This partnership is the beginning of a beautiful friendship.
  3. Enjoy Effortless Meetings: With Supernormal set up, all that's left is to host or join a Zoom meeting. Supernormal will automatically start transcribing and taking notes, leaving you to focus on what really matters - your meeting's content.

A Bright Future Without Otter AI

Removing Otter AI from Zoom and embracing Supernormal isn't just about keeping up with the latest tech trends. It's about empowering yourself and your team to have more productive, efficient, and enjoyable meetings. With Supernormal, you're not just replacing Otter AI; you're upgrading to a tool that understands the importance of your time and the value of your words.

Embrace the Change

As we wrap up this guide, remember that change, while daunting, is the pathway to innovation and growth. Removing Otter AI from Zoom and making the leap to Supernormal is more than a tech swap. It's a statement that you're ready to embrace the future of virtual meetings, armed with tools that elevate your productivity to new heights. So, go ahead, make the switch, and watch as your Zoom meetings transform from mundane to magical. With Supernormal by your side, every word is a step towards a more efficient, more productive, and ultimately, a more successful you.

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