How To: Host or Join a Zoom Meeting

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This article explains how to host or join a meeting in Zoom through Windows, macOS, iOS, Android devices, and from a web browser and Canvas.

Host a Meeting

Microsoft Windows or Apple macOS

  1. Open the Zoom application.
  2. Click on Sign In with SSO
  3. Type in ithaca as the company domain and click Continue.
  4. Type in your Netpass username and password.
  5. Click Schedule or Host a Meeting.

You will have the ability to start an instant meeting with or without video. You can also schedule a meeting for the future.

Apple iOS or Google Android

  1. Open the Zoom application.
  2. Click on Sign In with SSO
  3. Type in ithaca as the company domain and click Continue.
  4. Type in your Netpass username and password.
  5. Click Schedule or Host a Meeting.

You will have the ability to start an instant meeting with or without video. You can also schedule a meeting for the future.

With a Web Browser

This option requires the Zoom desktop application installed.

  1. Visit ithaca.zoom.us in a web browser.
  2. Click Host a Meeting.
  3. Click With Video On or With Video Off to start the meeting with or without video. You can later choose to turn your video on or off at any time.
  4. Log in to Zoom with your Netpass username and password.
  5. A prompt will appear to launch the desktop Zoom application or download it.

From Canvas

To create a Zoom meeting for your Canvas course as an instructor: 

  1. Sign in at canvas.ithaca.edu/.
  2. Select the Canvas course where you want to use Zoom.
  3. Click Zoom from the course navigation menu to launch the app.
  4. Click the Schedule a New Meeting button.
  5. Enter in the details of the meeting, including a topic, date, and duration, among other details.
  6. Click the Save button to schedule the meeting. 

If you do not see the Zoom tool in your course navigation:

  1. Click Settings.
  2. Click the Navigation tab.
  3. Drag and drop the Zoom app to unhide it.
  4. Click Save.

Join a Meeting

Microsoft Windows or Apple macOS

  1. Click Join A Meeting. You can join a meeting with or without signing in.
  2. Click Join.
  3. Enter your Meeting ID Number, Meeting Password/PIN, and name.

Apple iOS or Google Android

  1. Click Join A Meeting. You can join a meeting with or without signing in.
  2. Click Join A Meeting.
  3. Enter your Meeting ID Number, Meeting Password/PIN, and name.

With a Web Browser

  1. Visit  join.zoom.us.
  2. Enter your Meeting ID Number and Meeting Password/PIN
  3. Browser will launch the Zoom desktop application or prompt you to download it.
  4. Type in your display name if you are not logged into Zoom. 

With a Telephone

  1. On your phone, dial the teleconferencing number provided in your invite.
  2. Enter your Meeting ID Number when prompted using your touch-tone (DTMF) keypad
  3. Enter your Meeting Password/PIN when prompted using your touch-tone (DTMF) keypad

If you have already joined the meeting via computer, you will have the option to enter your 2-digit participant ID to be associated with your computer. If not press #. 

From Canvas

If the instructor has added the Zoom tool to a course you will be able to join meetings from within Canvas. To join:

  1. Sign in at canvas.ithaca.edu/.
  2. Select the Canvas course where you want to use Zoom.
  3. Click Zoom from the course navigation menu.
  4. Click Join to launch the Zoom application and enter the meeting.

Details

Article ID: 178
Created
Fri 9/22/17 10:22 AM
Modified
Thu 8/19/21 11:01 AM