Welcome to our comprehensive guide on how to use Zoom for online meetings. Whether you’re a beginner or just need a refresher, we’ve got you covered. Let’s dive in!

Setting Up a Zoom Account

Before you can start using Zoom, you’ll need to set up an account. Here’s how:

  • Go to the Zoom website and click on ‘Sign Up, It’s Free’ at the top right corner.
  • Enter your email address and click ‘Sign Up’.
  • Check your email for a confirmation link and click on it to activate your account.

Scheduling a Zoom Meeting

Now that you have an account, you can schedule a meeting. Follow these steps:

  • Log in to your Zoom account and click on ‘Schedule a Meeting’ at the top right corner.
  • Fill in the meeting details such as the title, date, time, and duration.
  • Click ‘Save’ to schedule the meeting.

Inviting Participants to a Zoom Meeting

Once you’ve scheduled a meeting, you can invite participants. Here’s how:

  • Go to the ‘Meetings’ tab and click on the meeting you want to invite participants to.
  • Click on ‘Copy Invitation’ and send the invitation link to your participants via email or messaging apps.

Joining a Zoom Meeting

Joining a Zoom meeting is easy. You can do it in two ways:

  • Click on the meeting link you received via email or messaging app.
  • Go to the Zoom app or website, click on ‘Join a Meeting’, and enter the meeting ID and password.

Sharing Your Screen in a Zoom Meeting

Sharing your screen in a Zoom meeting is a great way to present information. Here’s how to do it:

  • Once you’re in a meeting, click on ‘Share Screen’ at the bottom of the screen.
  • Select the screen or application you want to share and click ‘Share’.


And there you have it! You now know how to use Zoom for online meetings. Remember, practice makes perfect, so don’t be afraid to play around with the features until you’re comfortable. Happy Zooming!