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Zoom: User Guide

Learn about the features and settings in Zoom.

Zoom is an easy-to-use platform for unifying cloud video conferencing, simple online meetings, and group messaging.

Basic topics

Detailed topics

Installation and settings

Scheduling

Start and join meeting

Manage as host

    • Host / Co-host controlls — Control various aspects of a meeting, such as managing participants
    • Claiming Host Control of a Meeting - Learn how the six digit host key helps you claim the controls of a meeting
    • Manage Attendees  — Learn how to manage meeting attendees before and during meetings
      • Privacy Options — Assign your meeting a password and control when participants join
      • Register who joined the meeting
      • Remove unwanted attendees from your meetings
        • Select Manage Participants on the host controls bar
        • Hover over or right click on the attendee and select the More tab
        • Select Remove at the bottom of the list of options to dismiss the attendee
      • Lock your meetings in progress to keep out unwanted attendees
        • At the bottom of the attendee list, select the More tab and check the Lock option from the options listed.
    • Breakout Rooms — Set up one or multiple breakout rooms for your attendees (instructions on Zoom site)

Screen Sharing

ADA

Zoom help center resources

Questions? Email us at zoom@ucsd.edu.