If you’ve never or rarely use ZOOM, here are a few easy steps to get you started.
What is ZOOM?
ZOOM is an on-line, internet-based, videoconferencing software.
What do I need to join a ZOOM meeting?
a) Laptop, tablet or smartphone, preferably with a web camera and microphone
b) Internet connection (WiFi or wired)
c) An email invitation from the meeting organiser or just the Meeting ID and meeting password.
If you’re accessing ZOOM from an iPad/Tablet or cell phone, you’ll first need to download the ZOOM App onto your device from the App Store.
You DO NOT need to create an account to join a ZOOM meeting.
To join the meeting
Open up your web browser (Explorer, Edge, Chrome, Firefox) and type in “Zoom.us.“ [You can then make this a ‘Favourite,’ or add it to your Desktop, if you like.]
1. Click on [Join a Meeting] in the menu
2. Type in the Meeting ID number (815 2101 3226), then click JOIN
3. When asked for the password enter (GBT)
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