How to Use Zoom (Quick Start Guide)

What is Zoom?

Zoom is a web-based video conferencing platform that offers breakout rooms, chat, screen sharing, and many other functions. Instructors can record their meetings, schedule conferences, and share files with students all in one location. Zoom is hosted by AWS (Amazon Web Services), an extremely powerful and stable infrastructure designed to meet any amount of traffic.

Joining a Meeting

If you are looking to join a meeting, watch this quick video from Zoom's training tutorials. Typing in your web browser will also give you a direct path to joining a meeting.


Scheduling a Meeting via Zoom

If you would prefer to schedule a meeting in advance, you can use Zoom's scheduling function to do so. Meetings can also be set to be recurring if desired. Here's a quick video on scheduling a meeting.



The best way to run Zoom is through the Google Chrome web browser. With Chrome open, type in your address bar. This will take you to Anderson's Zoom homepage. Here, you can join a meeting, host a meeting, and configure your account through Zoom. For more information on hosting meetings, including meeting controls and breakout room utilization, be sure to check out the other articles on Zoom.



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