Creating, Joining & Managing Meetings in Zoom Desktop

Zoom Desktop    |    Intermediate
  • 10 videos | 48m 35s
  • Includes Assessment
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Zoom is an online communication platform that you can access from its web page or by downloading the application. In this 10-video course, learners will discover how to use Zoom's different features to easily set up and hold meetings from home. Begin by discovering how to sign in and out of the application and explore the interface. This leads into learning how to create meetings, invite people, and examine the meeting features, along with scheduling, viewing, and managing meetings. Next, learn how to install the Outlook plug-in and schedule meetings using the application; examine different ways to join a meeting, and manage participants; and study audio and video options, and the view mode. Learners will also discover how to share and annotate a screen as well as how to send and receive files; how to record, manage, and configure a meeting; how to send and receive messages; and how to save a chat. The course concludes by demonstrating how to configure the general settings as well as audio, video, and screen settings.


  • sign in and out of the application and discover the interface
    create meetings, invite people and discover the meeting features
    schedule, view and manage meetings
    install the Outlook plug-in and schedule meetings using the application
    learn different ways to join a meeting
  • manage participants, audio and video options, and the view mode
    share and annotate your screen as well as send and receive files
    record, manage and configure a meeting
    send and receive messages, and save a chat
    configure the general settings as well as audio, video and screen settings


  • 5m 8s
    Once you have your account credentials you can sign in to Zoom. You can open the website or the desktop app. This video, will show you how to sign in and out of the app and discover the different elements of the app interface. FREE ACCESS
  • 5m 29s
    Zoom allows users to quickly start meetings at the right time or starting a instant meeting. Once the meeting room appears you can invite people to your meeting or give out the meeting ID for people to join with. This video will also show you how to navigate the meeting room and present its different features and tools. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Scheduling a meeting in Zoom Desktop
    4m 50s
    You can easily schedule meetings and add them to your calendar with Zoom. Zoom lets you specify the time, date and calendar you want to add the event to. You can also choose whether to add a password and if the meeting is a recurring one. Scheduled meetings can be edited, started or even deleted from your upcoming meetings list. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Scheduling & starting a meeting from Outlook in Zoom Desktop
    4m 10s
    The Outlook plug-in allows you to create and start meetings directly from Outlook. You can also schedule meetings from Zoom in Outlook which can be useful if you don't want events to clash. The Outlook plug-in also lets you start an instant meeting directly from the email client. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Joining a meeting in Zoom Desktop
    4m 48s
    You can join a Zoom meeting in a variety of different ways, for example you join from the website of desktop application. You can also join meetings without even being signed in to your Zoom account. If you have been sent an invitation from a colleague you can also accept or decline from the email and join the meeting from directly from Outlook. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Managing a meeting in Zoom Desktop
    5m 13s
    Having started a meeting with other participants as the host you can manage those participants' options during the meeting. Other aspects of a meeting you can manage include the audio and video options and the view mode of the meeting room interface to the Gallery view. You can even minimize the meeting window if you need to perform other tasks on your computer. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Sharing & annotating your screen in Zoom Desktop
    5m 55s
    During a meeting you may want to talk about a document or a presentation with other participants. You can do this easily using the screen share option available with Zoom. You can also annotate documents with other participants to make your meetings interactive and collaborative. FREE ACCESS
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    8.  Recording a meeting in Zoom Desktop
    4m 2s
    Zoom lets you record your meetings so that you can save them and refer back to them for writing minutes or just as a record. Once you have recorded a meeting you can find it to play it again or you can delete recordings you no longer need. This video will also show you how to access the recording settings in Zoom. FREE ACCESS
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    9.  Chatting with participants in Zoom Desktop
    4m 14s
    During a meeting you may need to chat or send messages to other participants, but don't want to interrupt a presentation or maybe there is a problem with the sound. This video will show you how to set up the chat option and send and receive messages and files. If necessary you can also save chat conversations. FREE ACCESS
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    10.  Configuring the application settings in Zoom Desktop
    4m 47s
    There are multiple settings that you can configure to get the best experience possible with Zoom. This video will show you how to access the settings and change various types of settings such as the main general settings and share screen settings. FREE ACCESS


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