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Meeting Capabilities

Once you have started or joined a meeting, you can perform the following actions from the menu bar located at the bottom of the meeting window (mover you mouse to toggle):

You can:

  • Invite more people to join by email, IM, SMS (mobile users) or meeting ID (learn more)
  • Screen share your desktop or specific application window (learn more)
  • Group or private chat
  • Record your meeting (who can record?)
  • Manage participants (learn more)
  • Mute and unmute your audio
  • Select Audio connect/disconnect computer audio (learn more)
  • Stop and start your video
  • Configure your settings (learn more)
  • Leave or end the meeting.

Configure Zoom settings

You can find the Settings tab in the main dialog box or in the meeting menu bar.  After click Settings you will have the following options:

  • Audio:  You can test, select and adjust your speakers, and microphone
  • Video: You can test and select your video camera
  • General: You can select additional preferences
  • Feedback: We welcome any questions, comments, or feedback
  • Recording: Here you can browse/open your stored recordings (all recordings are stored on your local device/computer)
  • Account/Pro account: Here you can upgrade your account to pro user or, manage your account details (Learn more about Account)

Home Options

Once you have logged in, you will see the main dialog box as shown below.  The default tab is Home.

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You can:

  • View what type of account you are logged in with (Pro or Basic)
  • Click on Screen Share Meeting to start a meeting sharing your desktop or application
  • Click on Video Meeting to start a video meeting
  • Click on Schedule to setup a future meeting
  • Click on Join to join a meeting that has already been started

Note:  Click on the account drop-down arrow to view your profile, check for updates, switch accounts, and logout.

Select Meetings to view, start, edit, and delete your personal meeting ID, scheduled meetings, and recorded meetings.

Go to Personal meeting ID (PMI) for more information.

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Start:  Selecting start will start the pre-scheduled meeting that you have listed in your upcoming meetings.
Edit:  you can edit or update your scheduled meeting.
Delete:  Selecting delete will permanently delete your scheduled meeting.
Copy URL:  Here you can copy your scheduled meeting(s) URL and manually paste into an email, IM, SMS, etc.

Note:  If you do not see your scheduled meeting, click the refresh tab in the upper right-hand corner to update/refresh the meeting list.

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Printable instructions: ZOOM: Getting Started on PC and Mac

How do I begin?
To begin, simply go to http://zoom.us and click on Login. From there you can Login using Google, Facebook, or your already existing Zoom account.
If you do not have an account with Zoom, you can select Sign up to create a new Zoom account.

Where do I find the desktop or mobile app?
Once you have signed up or logged in, click on Host a Meeting, the desktop app will auto-ÂÂ�download.
Alternatively, you can click on the download footer link at https://zoom.us or directly from https://zoom.us/support/download
• For iOS, visit the Apple App Store or by searching zoom or see Getting started for iOS
• For Android, visit Google Play or by searching zoom

What do I do after I launch the app?
After you launch the app, you have two options.  You can Join a meeting or Host a meeting.

If you do not wish to login and just want to join a meeting in progress, click on Join a meeting.  If you would like to login and start your own meeting, click on Host a meeting.

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How do I login?
To login, you can use your Zoom account email and password, or use your Google (Gmail or Google App) or Facebook account.

Tip:  If you have not created a user email and password, please click on Sign Up to create a Zoom account.

login Note:  If you have a Zoom account but cannot remember your password, please select Forgot Your Password.