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  1. Type zoom in the search bar.
    • Type zoom in the search bar.

    • Click on Zoom or Start Zoom to open the software.

    • If you have not yet installed Zoom, click HERE to view the guide on Installation and initial setup.

  2. The easiest way to get started is to click on Start with Video. If you did not select to automatically join audio from computer in your settings, be sure to click on the Green button on the screen that pops up.
    • The easiest way to get started is to click on Start with Video.

    • If you did not select to automatically join audio from computer in your settings, be sure to click on the Green button on the screen that pops up.

  3. Click on the Invite button on the bottom of the video screen to launch this dialog box. From the first screen, you can send a link via email to anyone you like.  Just select one of the email options to send an email out.
    • Click on the Invite button on the bottom of the video screen to launch this dialog box.

    • From the first screen, you can send a link via email to anyone you like. Just select one of the email options to send an email out.

    • If you have an email program on your computer, select Default Email and a new email will be created with your meeting details.

    • Just add the email addresses of the people that you want to invite and send the email.

  4. Click on the Invite by IM tab to see a list of ECBOCES users.  This list also includes all of the Zoom Rooms on our network. Click on a name to select them or start typing in the search bar to find a particular person.
    • Click on the Invite by IM tab to see a list of ECBOCES users. This list also includes all of the Zoom Rooms on our network.

    • Click on a name to select them or start typing in the search bar to find a particular person.

    • Click on Invite to invite them to the conference.

    • If the users are logged in, they will get a pop up message asking them if they want to join your conference.

  5. Click on Invite a Room System if you want to connect to a traditional video conferencing room (Polycom or Cisco equipment, for example) On this page, you will see instructions if the rooms want to dial into your conference. Click on the Call Out tab.
    • Click on Invite a Room System if you want to connect to a traditional video conferencing room (Polycom or Cisco equipment, for example)

    • On this page, you will see instructions if the rooms want to dial into your conference.

    • Click on the Call Out tab.

    • From the next window, click on the dropdown list to see a list of rooms that are preconfigured in Zoom.

    • Select the room that you want to connect to and then click on the Call button. This should automatically connect the room to your conference.

  6. If you are the host of the meeting, you have options to manage participants. In the dialog box that pops up, you can mute  participants audio or video.
    • If you are the host of the meeting, you have options to manage participants.

    • In the dialog box that pops up, you can mute participants audio or video.

    • You can also lock the Screen Share so that only you can share your screen or lock the meeting so that no-one else can enter.

  7. Select the Screen Share icon at the bottom of the video screen. Select what you would like to share.
    • Select the Screen Share icon at the bottom of the video screen.

    • Select what you would like to share.

    • Click on Share Screen.

    • VERY IMPORTANT! If you want to share a video or something with sound make sure that you check the boxes for Share Computer Sound and/or Optimize for full screen video clip.

    • When you are screen sharing, there will be a set of tools that appears at the top of the screen. Here you can annotate, stop sharing, end the meeting, etc...

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Emma Richardson

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