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Zoom: Join a Meeting

Learn how to join a meeting on Zoom.

Before you join a meeting, you must install your Zoom client or plug-in of choice.

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Client

The desktop client is an executable program that provides you with the ability to participate in meetings from your personal computer.

How to join a meeting from the desktop client

Joining meetings is simple.

  1. Navigate to Zoom.us and click the Join a Meeting link at the top of the page, then enter the meeting id.
    Note: Zoom meetings can be attended via phone and computer. Meeting participants will receive an event invitation via email.
    Alternate: Participants can join meetings by navigating directly to the URL of the meeting.
  2. Make a choice when prompted for your audio option: computer or phone.

iPhone or iPad

The iOS application is an executable program that provides you with the ability to participate in meetings from either your iPad or iPhone.

How to join a meeting from the iOS application

  1. Open the app and login with your credentials.
  2. Choose Join a Meeting.
  3. Enter the “Meeting ID.”

Microsoft Outlook plug-in

The Microsoft Outlook plug-in is a software component that provides you with the ability to participate in meetings from your Outlook application on your personal computer. The Outlook plugin syncs free/ busy times to the Zoom Client based on your Outlook Calendar events.

How to join a meeting from the Outlook plug-in

  1. Open the Outlook calendar.
  2. Open the appointment.
  3. Choose the URL to the Zoom meeting.

Chrome

The Chrome extension is a software component that provides you with the ability to participate in meetings from your Chrome browser on your personal computer.

How to join a meeting from the Chrome extension

  1. Open Chrome browser and choose Apps.
  2. Choose Zoom.
  3. You will be prompted to Join a meeting or Start a meeting.
  4. Choose audio and/or video options.

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