How To Fix Zoom Error Code 505?

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Zoom Error Code 505

For those of you facing the following Zoom Error Code 505 on your Zoom screens, the following article tends to cover up all the possible and necessary solutions out there, with the help of which you should be able to fix the issue on your own and in no time. 

So, if you are seeing the following error message on your Zoom screens. Then, chances are that it may generally be due to two similar types of apps asking for the same kind of permission.

However, there is still no definite or official reason for the following error to occur or any such solutions too, with the help of which one can surely get rid of the following error. The cause of the error as well as the solutions to come is still under development and there is no sure shot way out there with the help of which one could get rid of the error at the time. 

Even the developers have very limited idea about the following error as could be understood and made out from their official statements so far in relation to the following 505 Zoom Error Code

However, if you want to try out a few general troubleshooting solutions on your own to try and solve the following error. Then, you can feel free to try out some solutions as shown in the following article here below:


Fixes For Zoom Error Code 505


Fix 1: Update the Zoom app

One of the simplest and easiest methods out there with the help of which you could possibly fix the issue would be by updating your Zoom app. 

If it is an issue caused as a result of an outdated app or missing files required to work properly on newer versions firmware. Then, updating the app should be enough to take care of the error. 

Depending on whether you are using the app on an Android platform or an iOS platform, you can either head to Google’s Play Store or Apple’s App Store and update the app from there.


Fix 2: Update OS system

If your OS is not updated and is not compatible with the most recent version of your Zoom app. Then too, such an error might somehow show up. 

Hence, in such cases, updating your respective OS or system firmware might be the best option out there to solve the following issue. 

If you are using an Android system. Then, you can update your Windows OS by following the steps as shown in the guide here

And, if you are using an iOS device. Then, with the help of the steps as mentioned in the following guide, you should be able to update your respective iOS devices. 

If you are using the Zoom app on a Windows PC. Then, updating your Windows OS from the Settings option page should do the trick for you.


Fix 3: Clear Zoom app cache

Another very convenient way with the help of which similar errors such as the following Error 505 usually gets solved, is by clearing up your app cache. 

If the error is being caused as a result of a conflict within the app due to unwanted cache data being stored up. Then, clearing up such a cache should be the best possible solution. 

If you are using an Android device. Then, you can clear your Zoom app cache in the following way:

  • Head to the Settings option menu, by either tapping on the Settings app or the gear icon.
  • Then, head to the Apps section and tap on the Zoom app from the app list. 
  • On the next page, click on the Storage & cache option and tap on the Clear cache option.
  • Once the app cache has been cleared. Launch the Zoom app and see if the error still persists. 

And if it is an iOS device you are using. Then, with the help of the following steps, you should be able to clear up your Zoom app cache:

  • Go to the Settings menu from your Homescreen. 
  • Then, scroll down and tap on the Zoom app option. 
  • Next, at the bottom, toggle on the Clear (reset) app cache on next launch option.
  • Once done with that. Launch the Zoom app and see if the error still persists.

Fix 4: Uninstall and reinstall the app

Uninstalling and reinstalling the app is a sure shot way of removing or dealing with any glitch or bug which may be responsible for causing the following error to occur. 

All you need to do here, if simply Uninstall the Zoom app completely from your device. And then, reinstall it back like you had done initially.

Once done, launch the Zoom app, login to your account and see if the error still shows up.


Fix 5: Contact Customer Support 

If none of the above mentioned solutions worked for you and if it does not seem like a generic error faced by other users online as you. Then, it would be best to directly contact Zoom’s Customer Support and discuss the issue with them. 


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