Inlcude name and original_name in Get Past Meeting Participants API

Description
Our app uses Get Past Meeting Participants API for Meetings to retrieve past meeting participants. Our Client complaints about meeting names being incorrect. It turns out the API returns original name (name before meeting) instead of the name (name during meeting after rename)

Error
for json response, the name is original name(User name before meeting) but not name(User name during meeting after rename)
{
“id”: “vVD49nXKSam2aEr7XYH1Vw”,
“name”: “YK”, << this is name before meeting but not name during meeting after rename
“user_email”: “”
},

On csv retrieved from Report: the Name (Original Name) is Yong Kong (YK)

Which App Type (OAuth / Chatbot / JWT / Webhook)?
NA

Which Endpoint/s?
Get Past Meeting Participants API for Meetings (https://marketplace.zoom.us/docs/api-reference/zoom-api/meetings/pastmeetingparticipants )

How To Reproduce (If applicable)
NA

Screenshots (If applicable)
NA

Additional context
Suggestions: On existing API, include name and original_name fields separately so that developers can display same information as in the report.

Please take it into consideration. Thank you very much for your time!

Hey @sparkcontext , thanks for posting and using Zoom! :slight_smile:

This is actually not a bug, but by design. The Get Past Meeting Participants API will return the name of the participant that is set in their profile, even if they rename themselves in a meeting. (Reason being, renaming yourself or a participant during a meeting only renames them for that meeting instance.)

That being said, you could call the Update User API if they are apart of your Zoom account, or have authorized your App to do so, to change their name before the meeting, so that the Get Past Meeting Participants API will return the name you desire.

This is a great idea, can you please share this as a feature request here: #feature-requests

Thanks,
Tommy

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