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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Zoom Paul McFedries

Teach Yourself VISUALLY Zoom By Paul McFedries

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Zoom by Paul McFedries

Learn Zoom in a flash with step-by-step instructions and clear, full-size screenshots

For anyone looking for a fast and easy way to learn the most popular videoconferencing software on the market today, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Zoom is your secret weapon. This hands-on guide skips the long-winded explanations and actually shows you how to do what you need to do in Zoom with full-size, color pictures and screenshots.

Whether you're a total newbie to Zoom or you just need to brush up on some of the finer points of this practical software, you'll be up and running in no time at all. From joining and hosting Zoom meetings to protecting your privacy and security while you're online, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Zoom hits all the key features that make online meetings a breeze. You'll also learn to:

  • Integrate Zoom with other apps and share screens and PowerPoints with other meeting attendees
  • Schedule, record, and replay your meetings so you never miss out on the important stuff
  • Update your Zoom installation to ensure you're using the latest security patches and upgrades

Perfect for anyone expected to use Zoom at school or at work, Teach Yourself VISUALLY Zoom is the most useful and simplest Zoom handbook currently available.

About Paul McFedries

PAUL MCFEDRIES has been writing about computers and technology for nearly 30 years. He has authored more than 100 books including the bestselling Teach Yourself VISUALLY Windows 10.

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Getting Started

Understanding Zoom Meetings 4

Understanding Other Zoom Products 5

Create a Basic Zoom Account 6

Sign In to Your Zoom Account 7

Upgrade Your Zoom Account 8

Download and Install the Zoom App 10

Join a Test Meeting 12

Explore the Zoom Desktop Window 14

Explore the Zoom Mobile Window 15

Understanding Presence Status 16

Set Your Presence Status 17

Chapter 2 Hosting a Meeting

Start an Instant Meeting 20

Start an Instant Meeting in Your Personal

Meeting Room 21

Invite People to a Meeting 22

Schedule a Meeting 24

Schedule a Recurring Meeting 26

Start a Scheduled Meeting 28

Explore Host Controls 30

Allow a Person into Your Meeting 31

Enable the Co-Host Option 32

Make an Attendee a Meeting Co-Host 33

Assign an Attendee to Type Closed Captions 34

Enable Screen Sharing for Participants 35

Enable Breakout Rooms for Participants 36

Create Breakout Rooms 37

Enable Recording for Participants 38

End a Meeting 39

Chapter 3 Joining a Meeting

Join a Meeting via the Desktop App 42

Join a Meeting via the Mobile App 44

Accept a Direct Meeting Invitation 46

Join a Meeting via an Invitation Link 47

Join a Meeting via the Web 48

Configure Meeting Settings 50

Explore Attendee Controls 52

Keep Meeting Controls On-Screen 53

Change Your Display Name 54

Raise Your Hand 55

Send a Reaction 56

Send Nonverbal Feedback 57

Join a Breakout Room 58

Change the View 60

Show Your Connected Time 61

Leave a Meeting 62

Chapter 4 Working with Meeting Audio

Test Your Audio Devices 66

Select a Different Audio Output Device 68

Select a Different Audio Input Device 70

Mute and Unmute Participants 72

Mute and Unmute Your Microphone 74

Mute Your Microphone Automatically 75

Enable Push-to-Talk 76

Suppress Background Noise 77

Join a Meeting with Audio Automatically 78

Chapter 5 Working with Meeting Video

Select a Different Camera 82

Stop and Start a Participant's Video 84

Stop and Start Your Video 86

Turn Off Video Automatically 87

Bypass the Video Preview 88

Adjust Video for Low Light 89

Choose a Video Filter 90

Choose a Virtual Background 92

Pin a Participant's Video 94

Spotlight Participant Videos 96

Chapter 6 Sharing Your Screen

Share Your Screen 100

Explore Sharing Controls 102

Share a Portion of the Screen 103

Share Your iPhone or iPad Device Screen 104

Share a Whiteboard 106

Share a Video 108

Share Audio 110

Share Video from a Second Camera 112

Annotate a Shared Screen 113

Share Slides as a Virtual Background 114

Host a Screen Share-Only Meeting 116

View a Shared Screen in Side-by-Side Mode 117

Request Control of a Screen Share 118

Chapter 7 Recording a Meeting

Create a Local Recording 122

Configure Cloud Recording 124

Create a Cloud Recording 126

Set Up Automatic Meeting Recording 128

View a Recording 130

Delete a Recording 132

Chapter 8 Configuring Settings

Access Your Zoom Profile 136

Change Your Profile Picture 138

Change Your Email Address 140

Configure Date and Time Settings 142

Configure Scheduled Meeting Settings 144

Change Basic Meeting Settings 146

Change Advanced Meeting Settings 148

Control Email Notifications 150

Make Zoom Accessible 152

Set Meeting Options at the Account and

Group Levels 154

Customize Your Host Key 156

Chapter 9 Configuring Security

Set a Strong Password 160

Enable Two-Factor Authentication 162

Sign Out of All Devices 166

Enable the Waiting Room 168

Allow Only Authenticated App Users 170

Allow Only Authenticated Web Users 171

Disable Passcode Embedding 172

Create a Custom Personal Meeting Passcode 173

Set Security Options at the Account and Group Levels 174

Set In-Meeting Security Options 176

Chapter 10 Managing Users and Contacts

View Users 180

Add a User 182

Resend a User Invitation 184

Delete a Pending User 185

Edit a User 186

Change a User's Role 187

Unlink a User 188

Delete a User 189

Customize the Admin Role 190

Create a New Role 192

Create a User Group 194

Add Members to a Group 196

Move a User to Another Group 198

Set a User's Primary Group 199

Add an External Contact 200

Accept a Contact Request 202

Chapter 11 Chatting with Zoom

Start a New Chat 206

Reply to a Chat Message 208

Reply with a Screenshot 210

Send a File 212

Reply with an Audio Message 214

Manage Important Chat Messages 216

Configure Chat Notifications 218

Create a Channel 220

Add Members to a Private Channel 222

Join a Public Channel 223

Insert Chat Mentions 224

Start an Instant Meeting from Chat 225

Start a Meeting with a Channel's Members 226

Leave a Channel 227

Add Data to Your Personal Chat Space 228

Chapter 12 Making Calls with Zoom Phone

Set Up Zoom Phone 232

Configure Zoom Phone Settings 234

Make a Call 236

Receive a Call 238

Listen to Voicemail 239

Manage a Call 240

Exchange SMS Messages 242

Invite a Caller to a Meeting 244

Manage Call History 246

Chapter 13 Setting Up Webinars

Create a Webinar 250

Invite People to Your Webinar 252

Create a Poll 254

Create a Survey 256

Configure Q&A Settings 258

Start Your Webinar 259

Share Your Screen 260

Record the Webinar 261

Handle Q&A 262

Live-Stream the Webinar 264

End the Webinar 265

Chapter 14 Integrating with Other Apps

Set Up File-Sharing Integration 268

Integrate Calendar and Contacts 270

Integrate Dropbox 272

Navigate App Marketplace 274

Install Zoom Apps 276

Index 278

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Teach Yourself VISUALLY Zoom by Paul McFedries
John Wiley & Sons Inc
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