how to use zoom for meeting

Zoom tutorial in 2020

How to use zoom for meeting in 2020

Introduction

In this pandemic time , all most all like education , IT sector depends on the online platform for the work, in my previous post , I discussed about Meet from google , in this post , I will discuss one more popular meeting platform known as ZOOM . Here ,we will discuss how to use zoom, how to invite people to zoom, how to do zoom meeting with setup. please follow the step by step information to understand the working nature of zoom.

How do I setup zoom meeting

Before using , first search ZOOM in google , the first result (usually) shoes zoom meeting platform , click on that ,it looks as follows.

how to use zoom for meeting

It has so many option, if you are using first time ,click on SignUp ornage button , if you want to sign , you can directly click on Sign in , if you are having a google account like gmail, you can log in through that.

Before this it will ask installtion of the software , you need to install that software. 

Zoom log in
Zoom meeting Option

The above two images shows the steps discussed . The Meeting schedule page will be discussed in the next step.

How to use zoom for meeting

The meeting dashboard has lot of options for meeting schedule and  to conduct  other activites like webinars .

First we discuss how to create a meeting , click on the schdule a new meeting Button.

it will show following screen. 

Meeting scdl

This page has all the information to conduct a meeting , first it will ask for Topic ,Description .

Then we need to choose a date and time for the meeting . We need to set the time zone (Important) .

We can use the same template for future also like Recurring meeting.

Zoom will generate a unique personel meeting id for each user, you can use that or it will generate unique each time , you can set the password also .

Next is video and audio option, you can decide whether host or participant should come in video or not .

The zoom provides some option like :

enable join before host  : participants can log in before you.

Mute Participants on entry : Participants will be muted .

Enable waiting room: Once the meeting starts ,the late join should wait ,before your approval .

Record : You can record the entire meeting in the video foramt.

How to invite people to zoom meeting

Once the meeting is created ,the next question is how to invite the people : the answer is below :

 

Zoom Invite

The above image has lot of option : we can add this meeting to Google calender , outlook calender , Yahoo calender , it remaind  before 30 minutes about the meeting: It is one of the cool feature of Zoom. 

We have Invite link to invite the people directly by sharing that link or you can click on copy invitaion , it will create a meeting invitation ,that can be shared to the peoples. It is shown in the following picture.

Zoom Invitaion

how to start zoom meeting

In the previous steps , I told you how to create a zoom meeting, now we will see how to start the meeting and options available during meeting.

Once the meeting is started you can view the participants , host ,chat option.

You can mute or unmute anyone. if participant not able to talk ,they can communicate throhgh chat. 

You can eable or disbale the video or audio option for host also , once the meeting is finshed ,click on the end meeting symbol ,it will close the meeting.

 

Conclusion

In a nutshell, Zoom is very esy to use but it has having a 40 minutes constraint for free ,if you unlimited version ,you need to go for premium version .