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Zoom Basic Instructions

Equipment and Technology Requirements

  • Desktop Computer, Laptop, Tablet, or Smartphone.
  • Speakers/Headphones – Most laptops, tablets, and smartphones have built-in speakers.
  • Webcam – Recommended, but not required. Most laptops, tablets, and smartphones have built-in webcams.
  • Internet or Data Connection – It is important to note that the audio and video quality of the connection directly correlates with the quality of your internet connection.

Instructions for Using Zoom

  • Plan on joining the meeting a few minutes before it is scheduled to begin.
  • To join a Zoom meeting click on the link provided in your email or go to www.zoom.us, select Join A Meeting and enter the meeting number. Click here for more detailed information.
  • When you join a meeting, your microphone might be on mute to prevent audio interference. If not, please select mute (look for your controls under Participants – mute/unmute microphone symbols)
  • To speak during the meeting un-mute, then talk.
  • You can adjust your screen to Speaker View (the person speaking has the main screen) or Gallery View (all participants in a grid).
  • If you can’t hear well or participants can’t hear you may want to use your phone to call in and use your computer for video only.