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
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
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
Need more help?
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