Zoom Setup

PC: How to Download and Install ZOOM!

 

Step 1: Open your browser, go to www.google.ca and type ZOOM into the search bar and hit Google search.

Step 2: Once your search results load it should look something like this – Select the first link: ZOOM.us

Step 3: Once the ZOOM website loads, select the RESOURCES menu and click on “Download ZOOM Client”

Step 4: Select “Download” under “ZOOM Client for Meetings.” 

Step 5: Once downloaded select Run on the ZOOMinstaller.exe at the bottom of the screen. 

Step 6: ZOOM will automatically open – At this point you can join a meeting or sign in! 

You have now installed ZOOM on your PC!

MAC: How to Download and Install ZOOM!

Step 1: Open your browser, go to www.google.ca and type ZOOM into the search bar and hit Google search.

Step 2: Once your search results load it should look something like this – Select the first link: ZOOM.us

Step 3: Once the ZOOM website loads, select the RESOURCES menu and click on “Download ZOOM Client”

Step 4: Select “Download” under “ZOOM Client for Meetings.” 

Step 5: Once downloaded select ZOOM.pkg from the download location on your browser.

Step 6: The installer will open automatically, select continue. 

Step 7: “ZOOM.us” Would like to access your downloads folder. Select OK.

Step 8: ZOOM will automatically open – At this point you can join a meeting or sign in! 

You have now installed ZOOM on your MAC!

iPhone/iPad: How to Download and Install ZOOM!

Step 1: Open your App Store and type ZOOM into the search bar.

Step 2: Once your results load select “Get” on ZOOM Cloud Meetings

Step 3: Double-Click the sidebar to install ZOOM.

Step 4: Open your new ZOOM app – You can now Join a Meeting, Sign up or Sign in! 

You have now installed ZOOM on your iPhone or iPad!

Android: How to Download and Install ZOOM!

Step 1: Open your App store and type ZOOM into the search bar – Select ZOOM Cloud Meetings.

Step 2: Once loaded select “Install”

Step 3: Once ZOOM has finished installing select “Open”

Once open you will be able to Join a meeting, Sign up or Sign in!

You have now installed ZOOM on your Android Device!

ZOOM How to Guide!

Once you have finished downloading and installing ZOOM on your device you are able to host and join video meetings. This guide will go over the basics of joining and hosting a meeting including inviting and managing guests in both the video call and chat window and how to use the different tools accessible to you. 

Step 1:Starting your Meeting

 Open your ZOOM App and sign in – Once you are signed in it will look something like this!

Select “New Meeting” on the main screen.

Your video meeting will open giving you the option to “Join With Computer Audio” or “Test Speakers and Microphone” – Select “Join With Computer Audio” 

Step 2: Inviting and Managing Guests

Once your Meeting has started you are able to invite your friends, family, coworkers or guests to join using a link, invitation or a unique meeting ID and password. 

You are able to open your email, copy the URL/Invitation to “PASTE” and send to your guests. You will also be able to locate the meeting password in the bottom corner.

Once all your guests have joined you are able to manage those guests, enabling you to mute individual mics, or mute the entire group.

Once you select “Manage Participants” A side window will open giving you the option to Mute all and Unmute all – These will mute and unmute all the members in your group.

You are also able to select specific participants and mute them individually 

Step 3: You have several tools and functions available to you! You are able to use your screen

Share Screen: 

Option 1: You are able to share your full screen – everyone in the group will see everything you have on the screen and what you are doing. 

Option 2: You are able to share a virtual whiteboard where you and your guests can write, draw and more! 

Option 3: (MAC Only) You can share your iPhone/iPad screen using AirPlay

Option 4: You can share your iPhone/iPad screen using a cable connection.

Advanced Option 1: Sharing a portion of your screen gives you the ability to only show what you want seen! 

Advanced Option 2: With this option you are able to just share the music or sound playing from your computer!

Advanced Option 3: With this you are able to share content being filmed on a 2nd camera connected to your computer!

You are also Able to share files directly from your video call!

Chat:

Here you are able to chat with your groups, monitor the conversations being had, mute individual guests or the entire group! You are also able to send chats to specific people if you do not want everyone to see. As the host you can turn this chat feature on and off for guests. 

Recording:

The recording feature gives you the ability to record the video and audio of your meeting – saving it to your computer!

Once you start recording you are able to stop, pause and play the recording at any time.

You now have the basic information on how to host a ZOOM video call!

Joining a ZOOM video chat:

Joining a video chat is easy once you have downloaded, installed ZOOM!

Step 1: Your host is responsible for sending the link/invitation to the video meeting to you and the other meeting participants. The invitation should look something like this – Click on the blue link in the invitation.

Step 2: Once you have clicked on the link a window will open prompting you to open your meeting in the ZOOM application. Select “Open zoom.us”

Step 3: When your video meeting has loaded you will see this screen – Select “Join With Computer Audio”

Step 4: You are now in your ZOOM meeting – you can start your video at any time! 

You are now ready and able to use the basic features of ZOOM!

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