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How to join a Zoom meeting

Zoom is a web conferencing tool that allows participants to be seen on video, to chat messages to others, and to collaborate using shared screens. 

To access Zoom meetings, you will have to download and install Zoom on your computer. To start the process, you should go to the calendar event (or email) that contains the connection information and click the link after "Join from PC, Mac, Linux, iOS or Android:" This will trigger your computer to download the software. This usually takes less than a minute, and then you might have to click “run” or “allow” or something along those lines to complete the process.

Here's a quick video about how to install and join a Zoom meeting, and extra information about configuring the audio and video.

Basic functions: The most important keys are at the bottom of the meeting window. You can also see a video about the features here.

Mobile access

You will have the best meeting experience on a computer, but if you must join from a mobile device, you can also download the mobile apps, in the App Store for iOS or in the Play Store for Android. It is also possible to simply call into the meeting, but that may limit your participation. The phone number and access code will appear in the meeting invitation.

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