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Welcome to the world of videoconferencing! Zoom is one of the most popular videoconferencing app for meetings, interview, and many other purpose. Did you miss your family and friends during the pandemic season? Why not try zoom? This is a direct face to face meeting/get-together with teammates, family, client and many more.

In this article, we are going to survey how to use zoom both on system/laptop and on phones and tablet. By the end of this article you should be able to schedule meeting, start meeting, admit participants, start video, mute and unmute and many more.

How to use zoom on Mobile Phone

  • To get the best out of zoom you have to download the zoom app. Firstly, you can download the zoom app from Playstore. After the download is completed, you have to register.
  • Fill the credential provided appropriately i.e Email address, First name, last name.
  • You can also register using the alternative method by clicking “Sign Up with google” or “Sign up with Facebook” buttons.
  • You will be sent an email which includes “Activate account”. Then open your email and click on “Activate account”. Or you copy the URL into your browser.ss
  • After that, you will be asked to enter the password/passkey you intend to use for your zoom account.
  • After finishing that, Go back to your Zoom app and Sign in with the account you just created.
  • Congrats! You just finished setting up your account.
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How to Get Started With Zoom on System

  • Before you can be able to use zoom for meetings you have to download the zoom app. Firstly, you can download the zoom app from Web(since you are using it on your laptop). After the download is completed, you have to register.
  • Fill the credential provided i.e Email address, First name, last name.
  • You can also register using the alternative method by clicking “Sign Up with Google” or “Sign up with Facebook” buttons. Or you can also use this method if you already have an account.
  • You will be sent an email which includes “Activate account”. Then open your email and click on “Activate account”. Or you copy the URL into a new tab.
  • After that, you will be asked to enter the password/passkey you intend to use for your zoom account.
  • After that, Go back to your Zoom app you downloaded and Sign in with the account you just created.
  • Congrats! You just finished setting up your account.
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Features of zoom

  • Start meeting
  • Join meeting
  • Schedule meeting
  • A host and multiple Co-hosts
  • Generating transcript
  • Hand raising
  • Meeting recording
  • Hosts to control mute/unmute during meeting
  • Live broadcasts through channels and Youtube
  • One to one chat
  • Group chat
  • Screen sharing
  • Calendar integration
  • One click joining meeting
  • Unlimited participants
  • And many more

How to use zoom

Having an account is like having access to all the features mentioned above. In this section we are going to use our zoom account to start meeting, invite people.

Note: Being on either desktop, Smartphone, Tablets doesn’t matter.

  • Navigate to the meeting tab. Then press “Copy invitation” with this people you wanted to have meeting with can have access to the meeting through the link.
  • Send these link to anyone you wish.
  • Then you can start admitting people joining.

You can also schedule meeting on zoom:

Move to the home page of your zoom app be it desktop or phones.

  • Navigate to schedule meeting.
  • Edit the appropriate information.
  • At the end click on “Advanced option” to see more settings for the meeting you are about to start.
  • Then copy the invitation and send to family, friend, client, teammates and workers.

While on meeting:

The fact that you are a host is like being the head. You have access to all functions and how the meeting will be held.

As a host you have access to the following functions:

  • Start meeting
  • Admit participants
  • Making people as co-host
  • Mute/umnute of participants
  • Screen sharing
  • Calendar integration
  • Meeting recording
  • And many more.

With these steps you will have a smooth, lively meeting with friends, family, clients and workers.

If you have any challenges on using the software/app, tell us by commenting below to get it solved.