WINDOWS or MAC
The web browser client will download automatically when you start or join your first Zoom meeting and is also available for manual download here.
Zoom Mobile Apps
Start, join and schedule meetings; send group text, images and push-to-talk messages on mobile devices.
Zoom Instructions for Participants
Before a videoconference:
1. You will need a computer, tablet, or smartphone with speaker or headphones. You will have
the opportunity to check your audio immediately upon joining a meeting.
2. You will receive notice for a videoconference or conference call from your small group leader.
The notification will include a link to “Join via computer” as well as phone numbers for a
conference call option. It will also include the 9-digit (usually) Meeting ID
To join the videoconference:
1. At the start time of your meeting, click on the link in your invitation to join via computer. You
may be instructed to download the Zoom application.
2. You have an opportunity to test your audio at this point by clicking on “Test Computer
Audio.” Once you are satisfied that your audio works, click on “Join audio by computer.”
If you are having trouble hearing the meeting, you can join via telephone while remaining
on the video conference:
1. On your phone, dial the teleconferencing number provided in your invitation.
2. Enter the Meeting ID number (also provided in your invitation) when prompted using
your touch-tone keypad.
Participant controls in the lower left corner of the Zoom screen:
Using the icons in the lower left corner of the Zoom screen, you can:
• Mute/Unmute your microphone (far left)
• Turn on/off camera (“Start/Stop Video”)
• Invite other participants
• View Participant list – opens a pop-out screen that includes a “Raise Hand” icon that you may
use to raise a virtual hand
• Change your screen name that is seen in the participant list and video window
• Share your screen
Somewhere on your Zoom screen you will also see a choice to toggle between “speaker” and
“gallery” view. “Speaker view” shows the active speaker. “Gallery view” tiles all of the meeting