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Zoom Web Conferencing User Guide

This is a guide to get you started with Zoom Video and Web Conferencing. If you have any questions or issues, please contact the IT Help Desk at extension 580. We’re happy to help!

Please note: only MMC Staff and Faculty members may set up an account to initiate web and video conferences. However, anyone (including students and non-MMC individuals) may join a conference set up by a MMC Staff or Faculty member.

 

 

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  Setting up your account

To begin, you will need to set up your Zoom account with an IT staff member. Contact extension 580 and we will send you an email activation link.

From that email, you will be directed to the MMC Zoom website to continue with the account activation.

 

After setting up your account, you will be able to log into your Zoom account through the

MMC Zoom login page

 

  Zoom on Desktop

Below is a breakdown of each section of your Zoom application, with all options in view.

1. Video window

This is where you will see your and others’ video (if enabled)

2.  Invite window

Here, you can send invites via email or instant message to up to 25 students or colleagues to join your meeting.

3. Participant management window

  • mute and unmute your participants
  • enable or disable their screen sharing ability
  • lock down the meeting to just those in the room

4. Screen sharing window

  • share your computer screen or a specific window
  • set up a virtual white board
  • seamlessly share your iPhone or iPad screen

5. Chat window

Communicate to your participants via chat

6. Start/stop video and audio

 Turn on and off your video and audio for your meeting.

7. Record meeting

Clicking this button will record your meeting and make it accessible for later access

 

  Zoom on Mobile

Below is an example on how your Zoom mobile app might look on your device.

(pictured: Zoom on Android. Your view might look slightly different.)



1. Video window

This is where you will see your and others’ video (if enabled)

2. Start/stop video and audio

 Turn on and off your video and audio for your meeting.

3. Share

Upload to the meeting a

  • Photo
  • Document
  • File from your cloud storage device (Dropbox, Box, OneDrive)
  • Web URL

4. Invite and Manage Participants

  • Invite via email or text message to up to 25 students or colleagues to join your meeting
  • Chat with participants
  • Mute and unmute your participants
  • Enable or disable their screen sharing ability
  • Lock down the meeting to just those in the room

 

  Joining a web conference

Anyone can join a meeting set up by a MMC Faculty or Staff member. Simply follow the invitation link sent from the meeting’s creator.

Upon accepting your first invitation, you will be prompted to download the appropriate Zoom Plugin or Mobile App.

 

  Additional resources