Zoom

  • Accessing the Chat in Meeting from a Desktop Device

    While in a meeting, click Chat in the meeting controls. This will open the chat on the right. You can type a message into the chat box or click on the drop down next to **To:**if you want to send a message to a specific person. When new chat messages are sent to you or everyone, a preview o...
  • Alternative Method to Connect to a Zoom Session

    If you are having an issue connecting to the link for your lecture or workshop here is an alternative method to connect. Copy down or cut the 11 digit meeting ID. Also, make note of the password to the session Go to VCFA Zoom and click on the blue "Join" button. The webpage will reload. En...
  • Annotation in Zoom

    Annotation Accessing annotation tools if you started screen sharing After sharing your screen or whiteboard, annotation controls will display. If you don't see the annotation tools, click Annotate (if you are sharing your screen) or Whiteboard (if you are sharing a whiteboard). Accessing an...
  • Attendee Controls in a Meeting

    When you join a Zoom meeting hosted by another user, you are considered an attendee. The attendee controls appear at the bottom of your screen if you're not currently screen sharing. Attendees have access to these features: Mute/Unmute: Mute and unmute your microphone. Audio Controls (clic...
  • Best Practices for Video Conferencing

    Find a space that is quiet and distraction-free. Limit the background noise ( i.e. kids, pets, coffee shops, car noise, etc.). Make every effort to get to a location where others can hear you clearly. Use headphones and mute your mic when you are not talking. Close/quit any applications you might...
  • Changing settings in the desktop client or mobile app

    Changing settings in the desktop client or mobile app
  • Configuring Audio - Video walk through

    Configuring your audio in Zoom
  • Download the Zoom Mobile App

    The Zoom mobile app is available for both iOS and Android devices. For iOS, search "Zoom" on Apple AppStore or open Safari, and enter zoom.us. It will direct you to http://itunes.apple.com/us/app/zoom.us-cloud-video-meetings/id546505307 For Android, search "Zoom Meetings" on Google Play. It wi...
  • Enabling and adding a co-host

    The co-host feature allows you to share hosting privileges with another user in a meeting or webinar. This can be useful to allow another user to manage the administrative side of the meeting, such as muting participants or starting/stopping the recording. Co-hosts are assigned during a meeting a...
  • Enabling closed caption

    Important: Closed captioning is not automatic, the host most assign a meeting attendee type the closed captioning in a meeting. By the User Sign in to the Zoom web portal. In the navigation panel, click Settings. Click the Meeting tab. Verify that Closed Caption is enabled. If the setting is di...
  • Host Best Practices

    ZOOM Host Best Practices Make sure you are signed-in to the correct VCFA Zoom account Be familiar with the basic Zoom functions (record, mute, screenshare, etc.) Have all of the meeting information (meeting ID, password, call-in number, etc.) close at hand to help with participant sign-in issues...
  • How to change your displayed name in a Zoom session

    Changing Your Name in a Zoom Meeting To change your name after entering a Zoom meeting, click on the “Participants” button in the Zoom window. Next, hover your mouse over your name in the “Participants” list on the right side of the Zoom window. Click on “Rename”. Enter the name you’d lik...
  • How to Pin a Video

    At the top of your screen, hover over the video of the participant you want to pin and click ... From the menu, choose Pin Video. Optional: If you have at least 3 participants in the meeting and dual monitor enabled, you will have the option to choose if you want to pin to your first screen o...
  • How to use Waiting Rooms to Manage Office Hours & Drop-In Visitor Times

    A great video on Waiting Rooms and Office Hours and Drop-In Times
  • Joining a Meeting - Video walk through

    A good video on how to join a meeting in Zoom
  • Logout of a Zoom Account

    On Your Computer Open the Zoom client. Click your profile picture in the top-right corner. Click Sign Out. Click Sign In. Sign in to your desired account using your corporate email or the email used when you signed up for Zoom. You can also sign in using SSO, Google, or Facebook. Note: I...
  • Manage Participants - Video walk through

    A good video on managing participants in Zoom
  • Managing Zoom Breakout Rooms

    A helpful YouTube video on the subject: https://youtu.be/jbPpdyn16sY Overview Breakout rooms allow you to split your Zoom meeting in up to 50 separate sessions. The meeting host can choose to split the participants of the meeting into these separate sessions automatically or manually, and can s...
  • Optimizing a Shared Video Clip in Full Screen

    Overview Zoom optimizes screen sharing of a full screen video clip to ensure the attendees have the best quality experience. Learn more about screen sharing. Note: Only follow these steps if you are screen sharing a video clip. If you are not sharing a video, make sure you turn off the option ...
  • Participating in Zoom Breakout Rooms - Android

    Overview Breakout rooms are sessions that are split off from the main Zoom meeting. They allow the participants to meet in smaller groups. Breakout rooms can be used for collaboration and discussion of the meeting. Prerequisites Join the meeting by the Zoom desktop client, mobile app, phone, o...
  • Participating in Zoom Breakout Rooms - iOS

    Overview Breakout rooms are sessions that are split off from the main Zoom meeting. They allow the participants to meet in smaller groups. Breakout rooms can be used for collaboration and discussion of the meeting. Prerequisites Join the meeting by the Zoom desktop client, mobile app, phone, o...
  • Participating in Zoom Breakout Rooms - Windows and Mac

    Overview Breakout rooms are sessions that are split off from the main Zoom meeting. They allow the participants to meet in smaller groups. Breakout rooms can be used for collaboration and discussion of the meeting. Prerequisites Join the meeting by the Zoom desktop client, mobile app, phone, o...
  • Polling in Zoom - Video walk through

    A good video on Polling in a Zoom session
  • Recording a Zoom Meeting - Video walk through

    A good video on Recording a Zoom Meeting
  • Screen Share & Annotation - Video walk through

    A good video on Screen Sharing & Annotation
  • Share Computer Sound During Screen Share

    You can use Zoom to share your desktop, window, or application with meeting attendees. If you are sharing a video or audio clip from a website such as YouTube or Pandora, the audio from that clip can be shared through Zoom as well.  In order to use this feature, you must use the Zoom Client on a ...
  • Sharing your Screen - Video walk through

    A good video on Sharing Your Screen in Zoom
  • Sharing YouTube video in Zoom

    Audio/Video sharing is not available on Android/iOS app Mac users may need to give permission to Zoom to access audio and screen sharing Zoom screen sharing allows you to share the desktop, window, application or audio/video. Zoom allows you to also send computer audio to the remote attendees ...
  • Switching Between Views (Share Screen and Video)

    As a participant you might be asked to share your desktop or an application. During a meeting you can switch back and forth between sharing your screen and sharing your video as often as needed. If you are in video mode, switch to screen share by clicking “Share Screen” in the menu bar as show...
  • The Zoom Menu Bar

    The Zoom menu bar appears at the bottom of the Zoom window once the meeting begins. If you don’t see the menu bar, move your mouse slightly and the bar will appear. (The bar disappears after a few seconds when in full-screen mode.) With the Zoom Menu Bar you are able to do the following: ...
  • Using a Host Key

    1. Follow the Zoom meeting link the program emailed you. 2. Enter the password the program gave you to get into the meeting. If you do not have a personal Zoom account, you will be prompted to enter a screen name that will be displayed during the meeting. 3. Once in the meeting, click the par...
  • Using Dual Monitors in Zoom

    Overview The dual-monitor display feature allows the video layout and screen share content to be placed on two separate monitors/screens. Gallery or speaker view can be displayed on one monitor while the other monitor displays a content share. This is useful for PPT presentations and hiding note...
  • Using the Zoom Client with macOS

    Overview Due to increased security and permissions with Mac OS 10.14 Mojave and 10.15 Catalina, you will be prompted to authorize the Zoom Desktop Client and Zoom Rooms to use the microphone, camera, and on Mac OS 10.15 Catalina, screen recording. You will also be prompted to allow the Zoom Des...
  • Video Breakout Rooms - Video walk through

    A good video on Breakout Rooms in Zoom
  • Virtual Backgrounds - Video walk through

    a good video on Virtual Backgrounds
  • Zoom Audio Testing and Troubleshooting - Windows and Mac

    Testing Audio Before Joining a Meeting If you haven't enabled the setting to automatically join by computer audio, you can test your speaker and microphone before joining a meeting: After joining a meeting, click Test speaker and microphone. The meeting will display a pop-up window to test your...
  • Zoom Audio Troubleshooting for Mobile Devices

    Overview Try these troubleshooting steps if you have microphone or speaker issues after joining a meeting on the Zoom mobile app for iOS or Android. This article covers: Troubleshooting Speaker Issues Troubleshooting Microphone Issues Prerequisites Zoom mobile app on iOS or Android (availabl...
  • Zoom for Students - Video walk through

    Good Zoom tutorial for students on Zoom.
  • Zoom Meeting Controls - Video walk through

    A good video on Zoom Meeting Controls
  • Zoom System Requirements

    System Requirements An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE) Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth A webcam or HD webcam - built-in or USB plug-in Or, a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card Bandwidth Requirements 2.0 Mbps ...