Zoom Directions

Zoom Directions

Getting Started with Zoom

Where do I download the latest version of Zoom?
You can download the latest version of Zoom from our Download CenterLearn more about downloading Zoom. You can also download by clicking on the link at the bottom of this page.

How do I use Zoom on my PC or Mac?
After downloading Zoom, learn how to use the Zoom Desktop Client.

Do you need an account to use Zoom?
A Zoom account is not required if you are strictly joining Zoom Meetings as a participant. If someone invites you to their meeting, you can join as a participant without creating an account. However, if the host has restricted joining meetings using authentication profiles, then the participant will need a Zoom account to access the meeting. Learn more about joining a Zoom meeting

A Zoom account is only required if you need to create your own meetings and send invitations to participants. Having a Zoom account allows you to create your own Instant Meetings or Schedule Meetings. An account also allows you to access your personal settings, where you can update your profile or upgrade your plan at any time. 

How do I signup for Zoom?
You can sign up for a free Zoom account at zoom.us/signup

How much does Zoom cost?
A basic Zoom license is free. Learn more about available Zoom plans and pricing.

Weekly live trainings
Join us for a live training to learn the basics of Zoom and ask questions live.

Joining a meeting 

How do I join a Zoom meeting?
You can join a meeting by clicking the meeting link or going to join.zoom.us and entering in the meeting ID. Learn more about joining a meeting.  

How do I join computer/device audio?
On most devices, you can join computer/device audio by clicking Join Audio, Join with Computer Audio, or Audio to access the audio settings. Learn more about connecting your audio.

Can I Use Bluetooth Headset?
Yes, as long as the Bluetooth device is compatible with the computer or mobile device that you are using.

Do I have to have a webcam to join on Zoom?
While you are not required to have a webcam to join a Zoom Meeting or Webinar, you will not be able to transmit video of yourself. You will continue to be able to listen and speak during the meeting, share your screen, and view the webcam video of other participants. 

Questions? Call Anna at 863-686-7181 X232 or email amayes@fpclakeland.org.