Attending a Zoom meeting

You can attend a Zoom meeting either by using a web link for a meeting, or by logging in and entering in the meeting ID.

Attend a meeting using a website address (URL)

  1. In the email message sent by the meeting organizer, click the website address to Join Zoom Meeting.
  2. There are several ways you can join the meeting:
    • If Zoom is installed on your computer/device, it will automatically launch and join the meeting.
    • If Zoom is not installed, you have two options:
      • Click the link to download & run Zoom.
      • Join from your browser by clicking click here.
  3. Enter your meeting and click Join to connect as a guest. Alternatively, you can log in with your account by using your NetID and NetID password.

Attend a meeting by using the Zoom app

  1. Launch Zoom on your computer/device.
  2. Click Join a Meeting.
  3. Enter the Meeting ID or Personal Link Name, then click Join.
  4. When the browser prompts you, click Open

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Keywords:join conference videoconference video   Doc ID:98221
Owner:TSS Tier 2 .Group:Northwestern
Created:2020-02-25 10:33 CSTUpdated:2020-08-05 12:22 CST
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