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Quick Start to Hosting Zoom Meetings

This is a simple overview of hosting a Zoom meeting. Click on the link below to get a printable version to keep near your workstation.


Updated August 2021
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The Zoom Host’s Interface

  1. Mute/Unmute Microphone. Select the ^ to the right of the microphone to choose which microphone you’d like to use
  2. Enable/Disable Webcam. Select the ^ to the right of the webcam to choose which camera you’d like to use
  3. Invite people to meeting
  4. View and manage participants. Displays a list of participants where you can mute/unmute all or grant host privileges
  5. Share screen. Can display entire computer screen, one specific program, or a plain whiteboard for annotation
  6. View chat
  7. Record meeting
  8. End Meeting
  9. Enter full screen
  10. View meeting ID
  11. Host’s webcam video. Additional participants’ webcam video will be displayed in smaller boxes along the top of the meeting screen