Zoom has been the most turned to APP and the cornerstone of many successful and productive teams since the pandemic, it’s a tool that allows individuals to meet and work together productively “face-to-face” when meeting in-person isn’t possible.
With the Zoom application, many companies are able to keep in touch with their customers and enhance operational excellence and employees’ input by bridging the distance barrier with online meetings and video conferencing calls.
Zoom is an essential tool for teams that want to keep in touch and continue their daily workflow without disruptions.
What exactly is the Zoom Meeting App (Zoom)?
Zoom is a cloud-based video conferencing service that allows you to virtually meet with other people (your team or prospects) – either by video or audio-only or both, all while conducting live chats.
Zoom is the leader in modern enterprise video communications, with an easy, reliable cloud platform for video and audio conferencing, collaboration, chat, and webinars across mobile devices, desktops, and room systems.
This means that you can join a zoom meeting, online training and seminars from anywhere in the world (because it’s cloud-based) with any device, and you’ll be able to chat, share your presentations or screen with other participants so they can see what you’re doing on your device, you can contribute to the meeting in real-time as a video or audio participant.
Zoom allows one-to-one chat sessions that can grow into group calls, training sessions webinars, and global video meetings with up to 1,000 participants and as many as 49 on-screen videos.
You can be in a meeting or organize an online conference with up to 1,000 people and see up to 49 participants on your screen at the same time.
The free tier allows unlimited one-on-one meetings but limits group sessions to 40 minutes and 100 participants. Paid plans start at $15 per month per host.
Zoom has a free plan as well as paid plans.
The free plan only accommodates 100 participants for a maximum of 40muintes. If you are planning a meeting for more than 100 people or you need more than 40 minutes, please check zoom pricing plans and features here.
Downloading the Zoom Meeting App & Getting Started
All the apps let you join a meeting without signing in, you can start a meeting, join a meeting, share your screen in a Zoom Room by entering the meeting ID, mute/unmute your mic, start/stop the video, invite others to the meeting, do in-meeting chat, and start a cloud recording.
If you’re a desktop user, you can also start a local recording, broadcast your Facebook live on Facebook, and more.
In other words, the desktop app is more fully-featured.
Joining a Zoom Meeting
Joining a Zoom meeting is quick and easy! Discover the options for joining meetings based on your requirements and to ensure the best meeting experience possible.
Controls in the Zoom Meeting App
Get a quick introduction to the basic meeting controls available on Zoom calls.
Sharing Your Screen with the Zoom Meeting App
This video covers screen sharing and related Zoom collaboration tools.
Scheduling a Webinar on Zoom
See how to configure your Zoom Webinar for maximum success.
Optimization Tips – Zoom Meeting App Tricks
- There are a Zoom Chrome extension and Zoom Firefox add-on that let you schedule a Zoom meeting via Google Calendar.
A simple click on the Zoom button and you can start a meeting or schedule one for later with all the information on the meeting being sent via Google Calendar to make it easy for participants to join.
- Virtual Background
With Virtual Background, it’s easy to be in a meeting and not bother about how your background looks, even without a green screen.
- Touchup my Appearance
This was one of the latest upgrades in Zoom, most ladies are especially thankful for this. This feature allows you to touch up your appearance for some meetings you might have to attend early or late enough when you don’t have time for makeups.
Tips and Tricks – https://youtu.be/pzIqCd0GSxI