How to join a zoom meeting

This document describes how to join a zoom meeting from an email or from the zoom application.

How to join a Zoom Meeting

Prerequisites:

  • Each meeting has a unique 9, 10, or 11 digit number called a meeting ID, that will be required to join a Zoom meeting
  • It you are joining via telephone, you will need the teleconferencing number provided in the invited


From an Email

  • Click the link in your email or calendar invitation
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  • Depending on your default web browser, you may be prompted to open Zoom
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  • Click allow

From the Desktop App 

  • Open the Zoom Desktop Application
  • Join a meeting using one of these methods
  • Click Join a Meeting if you want to join without signing in
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  • Sign in to Zoom then click Join
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  • Enter the meeting ID number and your display name

  • If you are signed in, change your name if you do not want your default name to appear
  • If you are not signed in, enter a display name

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  • Select if you like to connect audio and/or video and click Join 


From a Web Browser

  • Open Chrome 
  • Go to join.zoom.us
  • Enter your meeting ID provided by the host/organizer 
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From an iOS device
  • Open the Zoom mobile app. If you have not downloaded the mobile app, you can download it from the App Store
  • Join a meeting using one of these methods
    • Tap Join a Meeting if you want to join without signing in
    • Sign in to Zoom then tap Join
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  • Enter the meeting ID number and your display name
    • If you're signed in, change your name if you don't want your default name to appear
    • If you're not signed in, enter a display name
  • Select if you would like to connect audio and/or video and select Join
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From an Android device
  • Open the Zoom mobile app. If you have not downloaded the Zoom mobile app, you can download it from the Google Play Store
  • Join a meeting using one of these methods:
    • Tap Join a Meeting if you want to join without signing in
    • Sign in to Zoom then tap Join
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  • Enter the meeting ID number and your display name
    • If you're signed in, change your name if you don't want your default name to appear
    • If you're not signed in, enter a display name
  • Select if you would like to connect audio and/or video and select Join Meeting
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Zoom Help Center Joining a meeting article 


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