Zoom, Zoom, Zoom! This video calling app has been all over the news. Zoom allows you to send and receive Zoom messages, audio calls, and video calls to/from other Zoom users. Additionally, you can join someone else’s Zoom meeting without needing your own Zoom account.*
A basic Zoom license is free and has the following features:
- Chat (text messaging)
- Unlimited one-on-one voice & video calls
- Group voice & video calls for up to 100 people for 40 minutes for free
*Certain privacy and security settings require users to have a Zoom account in order to join a Zoom meeting.
Zoom is compatible with many devices including Android smartphones and tablets, Amazon Fire Tablets, iPhones, iPads, and computers.
The easiest way to use Zoom on a mobile device is through the Zoom app.
Android – requires Android 5.0 or up
Amazon Fire Tablets – requires Android 5.0 or up
Apple iOS – requires iOS 8.0 or later
Zoom 101 Sign Up & Download Meeting Client Software for Your Computer – video
In August of 2020, Zoom announced that you will soon be able to use Zoom on smart displays including Facebook Portal, Google Nest Hub Max, and Amazon Echo Show. As of mid-November, currently only Zoom on Facebook Portal is available.
Follow these instructions to start using Zoom on Facebook Portal.
Zoom has thorough written instructions on their website. Please click the link for your device below to see these instructions.
Mobile Devices – Android smartphones & tablets and Amazon Fire tablets
Getting Started with Zoom on Android – written instructions
Mobile Devices – iPhones & iPads
Getting Started with Zoom on iOS – written instructions
Getting Started with Zoom on a computer – written instructions
Getting Started with Zoom for Home – written instructions
AARP has a great guide for using Zoom.
Joining a Zoom Meeting – video
Joining & Configuring Your Audio and Video – video
How to Zoom – video playlist
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