Join a Zoom Meeting

Note: Zoom works best via the Zoom app. You do not need administrator privileges to download and install the Zoom app on your computer. If you cannot download the app, you may join a meeting via the Zoom Web Client, which runs best in Google Chrome. (View more information about Zoom and browser compatibility.)

Download the Zoom App

Note: This step is only required the first time you join a meeting from your device. Once installed, you do not need to install the Zoom app for subsequent meetings.

  1. Download the appropriate Zoom app for your device at https://zoom.us/support/download

Join the Meeting

  1. Click the Zoom link for the meeting you would like to join.
    • The link will be shared with you from the meeting organizer.
    • If you are the meeting organizer, you can find the Zoom meeting link in your upcoming meetings list.
  2. Confirm the browser dialogue to launch Zoom. (Note: you may wish to check the box to “Always open these types of links in the associated app”.)
    Open zoom.us? Check box, always open these types of links in the associated app. Cancel and Open zoom.us buttons.
  3. Select your audio conference options. In most cases, you should choose “Join With Computer Audio,” which may be your only option. (Note: you may wish to check the box to “Automatically join audio by computer when joining a meeting”.)
    Join with computer audio button, test speaker and microphone option. Check box automatically join audio by computer when joining a meeting.

This article was last updated on Nov 12, 2020 @ 4:02 pm.