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Installing the Zoom Instant Messenger

Windows

macOS

Windows

You will need to create a Zoom account in order to be able to use the Instant Messenger tool.  Once you have an account, to download and install the Instant Messaging tool, complete the following steps:

Visit https://www.zoom.us and login to Zoom by clicking the “Sign In” button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
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Once logged in, click “Host a Meeting” in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Then select “With Video Off”. 
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When prompted, save the file. Then run the file to install the Zoom application on your computer.

Zoom should automatically open upon installation. It may open up displaying the meeting scheduler or instantly place you in a meeting.  If either of these opened on your computer, then the application has installed successfully.  You can then close the program. 

 

NOTE: If the program did not automatically open after installation, search for “Zoom” on your computer or an icon of a white video camera in a blue circle. Select that icon to launch the program.

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For future uses of the Zoom Instant Messenger tool, search for “Zoom” on your computer or an icon of a white video camera in a blue circle. Select that icon to launch the program. 

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macOS

You will need to create a Zoom account in order to be able to use the Instant Messenger tool.  Once you have an account, to download and install the Instant Messaging tool, complete the following steps:

Visit https://www.zoom.us and login to Zoom by clicking the “Sign In” button in the upper right-hand corner of the screen.
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Once logged in, click “Host a Meeting” in the upper right-hand corner of the screen. Then select “With Video Off”. 
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The installation file will download. Locate and run the Zoom.pkg file.

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The software will extract and the installer will run. Follow the on-screen prompts to complete installation.

You can select to move the Zoom installer to the Trash once installation has completed.

Zoom should automatically open upon installation. You may need to give permission for Zoom to utilize your microphone and camera.

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Zoom may open up displaying the meeting scheduler or instantly place you in a meeting.  If either of these opened on your computer, then the application has installed successfully.  You can then close the program. 

 

NOTE: If the program did not automatically open after installation, search for “Zoom” on your computer or an icon of a white video camera in a blue circle. Select that icon to launch the program.

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For future uses of the Zoom Instant Messenger tool, search for “Zoom” on your computer or an icon of a white video camera in a blue circle. Select that icon to launch the program. 

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