Tech Help -Using Zoom

Using Zoom

There are two ways to access Zoom…

Method One:

Step One – Open your internet browser, eg. Google, Bing, Yahoo, Firefox, etc.

Step Two – Search for

Step Three – On the Home page, you will see an option for ‘Join a meeting; in the top right-hand corner. Click on the link.

Step Four – You will now see a white page, asking you to type in your Meeting ID or Personal Link. Enter the Meeting ID provided by the host in the email you will have been sent. The Meeting ID is a series of numbers, normally found above the password in the email provided.

Step Five – Click on the ‘Join’ Button

Step Six – A pop-up message will appear asking you to ‘Open Zoom Meetings’. Choose this option.

Step Seven – You may then be asked to enter your Meeting Password. This can also be found in the email from the meeting host.

Step Eight – Once you have entered your password, you will either have to wait on the host joining the call and giving you access or your host will already be on the call and you will join automatically. Make sure your microphone and camera are both enabled, as well as your laptop volume.

Method Two:

Step One – Click on the link provided in the meeting email sent by the host. This will be under the heading ‘Join ZOom Meeting’.


Key Information/Features

Below is an example meeting. Passwords and meeting ID’s are unique to each Zoom meeting.

Jennifer McNab is inviting you to a scheduled Zoom meeting.

Topic: Jennifer McNab’s Zoom Meeting
Time: Jul 1, 2020 04:00pm London

Join Zoom Meeting:
Meeting ID: 719 9914 9244
Password: 2KvyWr

To set up your own Zoom Meeting:

Step One – Log in to your Zoom account

Step Two – Click on ‘Schedule a Meeting’

Step Three – Enter the information you want to set up your Zoom meeting.

Zoom meetings will allow you to:

  • Set a date and time for your meeting
  • Create a unique meeting ID to keep your video call secure
  • Allow participants to enter the call before you
  • Make your meeting recurring
  • Automatically record your meeting and save it to your computer

Basic Zoom accounts will provide a 4–minute time limit to calls consisting of 3 or more participants.

Click ‘Save’ when you are done.

Step Four – Once your meeting is set up, you can share the meeting link to others and invite people to join. Click the ‘Copy Invitation’ button.

Step Five – Click the ‘Copy Invitation’ button again, then paste this into an email to those you are inviting. to paste text, either right-click on the area you wish to place the text and click ‘Paste’, or hold the ‘ctrl’ button on your keyboard and press ‘V’.


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