Zoom

What is Zoom:

Zoom is a self-service collaboration tool for Princeton users to conduct online video or audio conferences, web-based meetings, and desktop sharing with a group of remote participants.

 

How to access Zoom:

Zoom

  • Zoom allows for complete interaction including audio, video and chat dialog, can have up to 100 participants.
  • All campus users have access to Zoom Pro.
  • Sign in at https://princeton.zoom.us/ using your Princeton credentials.

 

How to host a Zoom meeting:

If you haven’t downloaded the Zoom application:

  • Go to https://princeton.zoom.us/
  • Click Host
  • Enter your NetID and password in the Central Authentication Service screen
  • Download the Zoominstaller file to download Zoom
  • Then select New Meeting
  • This will launch the Zoom meeting where you can invite participants

If you already downloaded the Zoom application:

  • Launch Zoom
    • If prompted to sign in, select sign in
    • Click sign in with SSOSign in button for Zoom that says "Sign in with SSO"
    • Enter Princeton under “your company domain” then click continueImage that shows to enter Princeton as the domain for Zoom
  • Select New MeetingImage showing the New Meeting icon in Zoom.
  • This will launch the Zoom meeting where you can invite participants

 

 

How to invite participants:

  • Launch the Zoom meeting
  • Click on the invite button at the bottom of the meeting windowThis image is of the Invite icon at the bottom of a Zoom meeting to invite others.
  • Here you will find multiple methods to share the invitation:
    • Click on Copy URL, then paste the URL into an email message to the participants you would like to invite. (Recommended method)
    • Click on Copy invitation, then paste the message into an email to the participants you would like to invite.
    • Click one of the email provider icons. Your chosen email service provider will appear with an invitation.

A screenshot of the window where you can copy a URL or copy an invitation to a Zoom meeting.

 

How to join a meeting:

If you haven’t downloaded the Zoom application:

  • Click on the Zoom meeting hyperlink that was sent to you
  • Download and run the Zoominstaller file to download the application

Image of the launching screen to either click to join the meeting or download and run Zoom to join the Zoom meeting.

 

  • Install Zoom
  • Click on open zoom.us in the pop-up window in your web browser.

If you already downloaded the Zoom application:

  • Click on the Zoom meeting hyperlink that was sent to you
  • Click on open zoom.us in the pop-up window in your web browser
  • Select your audio settings (Computer Audio is recommended)
  • You should then be connected to the Zoom meeting