Joining a Zoom Meeting

In this article, we will discuss how to join an instant meeting through an email invite, from the browser, from the Zoom desktop and mobile application and from a landline or mobile phone.

Prerequisites

  • Each meeting has a unique 9, 10, or 11-digit number called a meeting ID that will be required to join a Zoom meeting
  • If you are joining via telephone, you will need the teleconferencing number provided in the invite.

Joining a meeting from the Zoom desktop app

  • Open the Zoom desktop client.
  • Join a meeting using one of these methods:
    • Click Join a Meeting if you want to join without signing in.
    • Sign in to Zoom then click Join.
  • Enter the meeting ID number and your display name.
    • If you're signed in, change your name if you don't want your default name to appear.
    • If you're not signed in, enter a display name.
  • Select if you would like to connect audio and/or video and click Join.

Joining a meeting from the Zoom Android app

  • Open the Zoom mobile app. If you have not downloaded the Zoom mobile app yet, you can download it from the Google Play Store.
  • Join a meeting using one of these methods:
    • Tap Join a Meeting if you want to join without signing in.

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  • Sign in to Zoom then tap Join.
  • Enter the meeting ID number and your display name.
    • If you're signed in, change your name if you don't want your default name to appear.
    • If you're not signed in, enter a display name.
  • Select if you would like to connect audio and/or video and tap Join Meeting.

Joining a meeting from the Zoom iOS (Apple) app

  • Open the Zoom mobile app. If you have not downloaded the Zoom mobile app yet, you can download it from the App Store.
  • Join a meeting using one of these methods:
    • Tap Join a Meeting if you want to join without signing in.

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  • Sign in to Zoom then tap Join.
  • Enter the meeting ID number and your display name.
    • If you're signed in, change your name if you don't want your default name to appear.
    • If you're not signed in, enter a display name.
  • Select if you would like to connect audio and/or video and select Join.

Joining a Meeting from a Web Browser

 

Google Chrome

  1. Open Chrome.
  2. Go to join.zoom.us.
  3. Enter your meeting ID provided by the host/organizer.
  4. Click Join.
    • If this is your first time joining from Google Chrome, you will be asked to open the Zoom client to join the meeting.
    • You can check Always open these types of links in the associated app to skip this step in the future.
    • Click Open Zoom Meetings (PC) or Open zoom.us (Mac).

Safari

  1. Open Safari.
  2. Go to join.zoom.us.
  3. Enter your meeting ID provided by the host/organizer.
  4. Click Join.
  5. When asked if you want to open zoom.us, click Allow.

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Microsoft Edge or Internet Explorer

  1. Open Edge or Internet Explorer.
  2. Go to join.zoom.us.
  3. Enter your meeting ID provided by the host/organizer.
  4. Click Join.

Mozilla Firefox

  1. Open Firefox.
  2. Go to join.zoom.us.
  3. Enter your meeting ID provided by the host/organizer.
  4. Click Join.
    • If this is your first time joining from Firefox, you may be asked to open Zoom or the Zoom installer package.
    • To skip this step in the future, check Remember my choose for zoommtg links.
    • Click Open Link.

Joining a meeting from an Email

Click the join link in your email or calendar invitation.

Depending on your default web browser, you may be prompted to open Zoom.

Joining a meeting by Telephone

  • On your phone, dial the teleconferencing number provided in your invite.
  • Enter the meeting ID number when prompted using your dialpad.
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