Zoom

USING ZOOM


What technologies do I need?

You will need a computer or mobile device with reliable Internet access, webcam, and microphone to participate in a Zoom meetingView detailed technology requirements

Downloading the Zoom launcher

If this is your first time accessing a Zoom session, you will be prompted to download the Zoom launcher. Upon installing the launcher, you will join the meeting.

How do I join a Zoom meeting?

You can join a meeting by clicking the meeting link or going to join.zoom.us and entering the meeting ID. You will be provided with access to links & passwords to the sessions. To access, click on the meeting link that you have been provided & when prompted enter the password.

For more information on joining a Zoom meeting visit the following link.

How do I join computer/device audio?

On most devices, you can join computer/device audio by clicking Join Audio, Join with Computer Audio, or Audio to access the audio settings.

To learn more about connecting your audio or to complete an audio test prior to the conference, follow this link.

How do I connect my microphone?

Upon accessing a Zoom meeting, you will be prompted to choose an audio conference option. We recommend using the Test Speaker and Microphone link to test your audio. After doing so, click Join with Computer Audio.

If you accidentally close this window without connecting your audio, you can still do so by clicking on the Join Audio icon that is located on the bottom of the Zoom meeting window.

How do I test Zoom before joining a meeting?

We recommend joining a test meeting prior to your first scheduled Zoom session in order to verify that everything on your device is working properly.
View more information on joining a test meeting

Do I have to have a webcam to join on Zoom?

While you are not required to have a webcam to join a Zoom Meeting or Webinar, you will not be able to transmit video of yourself. You will continue to be able to listen and speak during the meeting, share your screen, and view the webcam video of other participants.

How do I share my webcam?

Click on the Start Video icon that is located on the bottom of the Zoom meeting window.

View Video on joining a Zoom meeting and connecting audio and video.


How do I chat?

Click on the Chat icon that is located on the bottom of the Zoom meeting window.

View help page on chat

How can I change the video layout?

You have several options when viewing webcam video. To resize your webcam window, simply click and drag the corner of the webcam window.

View more options for changing video layout

Other Troubleshooting Issues

What if I can’t hear or others can’t hear me?

  • If you see the Join Audio icon at the bottom of the Zoom window, first click it to connect your audio.

  • If you see an Unmute icon at the bottom of the Zoom window, click to unmute your microphone.

  • If you have joined audio and are unmuted, click the ^ icon located to the right of your microphone button then select Test Speaker & Microphone Test Computer Mic and Speakers

  • If you continue to have issues after following the steps above, join via phone audio, click the ^ icon located to the right of your microphone button, select Switch to Phone Audio, and use the provided phone number, Meeting ID, and Participant ID to join.


If issues persist throughout the day please contact samantha@wcona.com