Learn the basics of the Zoom controls.
When starting/joining a meeting, you are presented with the choice to join the audio by phone or computer. We encourage everyone to choose Join with computer audio option when you join the meeting.
To tell Zoom which of your connected microphones or speakers to use during a meeting, click the arrow next to the microphone icon in the lower left of the meeting window and select the desired device for both your microphone and speaker:
Clicking on the microphone icon will let you mute and unmute your audio once connected.
To tell Zoom which of your connected microphones or speakers to use during a meeting, click the arrow next to the microphone icon in the lower left of the meeting window and select the desired devices:
Access video settings before or during a meeting by clicking on the Settings icon on your Zoom Desktop Application. On the Video tab you can preview and change your camera source via the down arrow.
Clicking on the Stop Video icon in the lower left of the meeting window will let you start and stop your video feed. The meeting will continue.
Security controls are now grouped together and found by clicking the Security icon on the host meeting menu bar. These controls allow the host to enable or disable the ability for participants to:
During a meeting, click Invite to send meeting information to more participants by email, Zoom chat, phone, or room system.
When hosting a Zoom meeting, you have additional controls available to help manage your participants. Attendees can only view the other participants.
By default, screen sharing is set to Host Only. During screen sharing you and your attendees can use the Annotation tools for drawing, pointing, highlighting, etc.
From this window you can also control annotation, whiteboard and remote control settings.
As a host you can record the meeting to either the Zoom cloud or your local machine.