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How to Use Zoom: Home

DOWNLOAD & INSTALL ZOOM

Users who have not previously installed the Zoom plug-in will be prompted to download and install the software upon clicking a Zoom meeting invitation link.

You may also install Zoom from the following link -

Zoom Download Center
Most users should download "Zoom Client for Meetings" unless otherwise instructed.

For the Android or iOS clients, please search for "Zoom" in the Google Play Store or the App Store on your device.

CONNECTING TO ZOOM

You will be provided with a URL, usually something like:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/216247059

This may have been provided in the form of an email invitation similar to the one shown below.

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OPEN ZOOM MEETINGS

The URL will lead you to this Zoom page which should prompt you to open and/or download Zoom.

Open Zoom Meetings

ZOOM HOME SCREEN

Once your host arrives you will automatically be moved to the meeting Home Screen. Depending on your meeting, this may show:

  • A blank screen (as shown below)
  • Your librarian's shared screen
  • Your librarian's webcam

Zoom meeting home screen