Preparing for Your First Zoom Meeting

Getting Started

  1. Check that you're running the latest version of Zoom here
  2. Test your connection to a Zoom meeting by trying this link now-

    See additional support information: How Do I Test Prior To Joining A Meeting?

  3. Plug in a headset/microphone. Avoid the use of a built-in microphone if possible; it can pick up extraneous background noise. If obtaining a headset/microphone is difficult, it is possible to call in on the phone.

The following are links to some of the most common questions or problems users come across.

Getting Started on PC or Mac
How Do I Join My Computer Audio?
My Video/Camera Isn't Working

Another option is to use the Zoom Cloud Meetings mobile app for iOS or Android. Check the Apple Store or Google Play to download this free app. It will be helpful for you to have the Meeting ID if you plan to join via the app.