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Zoom helps businesses and organizations bring their teams together in a frictionless environment to get more done. Our easy, reliable cloud platform for video, voice, content sharing, and chat runs across mobile devices, desktops, telephones, and room systems.

You can check the Workshop session on Zoom which was conducted by CDEPD and AHEAD.

Getting started with Zoom

You can download the latest version of Zoom from Zoom Download Center. Learn more about downloading Zoom.

A Zoom account is not required if you are strictly joining Zoom Meetings as a participant. If someone invites you to their meeting, you can join as a participant without creating an account. However, if the host has restricted joining meetings using authentication profiles, then the participant will need a Zoom account to access the meeting. Learn more about joining a Zoom meeting

A Zoom account is only required if you need to create your own meetings and send invitations to participants. Having a Zoom account allows you to create your own Instant Meetings or Schedule Meetings. An account also allows you to access your personal settings, where you can update your profile or upgrade your plan at any time. 

You can sign up for a free Zoom account at zoom.us/signup

But if you are a permanent academic member of the University of Sri Jayewardenepura, you can apply for an account which manage by LEARN. Click here.

Joining a meeting

You can join a meeting by clicking the meeting link or going to join.zoom.us and entering in the meeting ID. Learn more about joining a meeting.  

On most devices, you can join computer/device audio by clicking Join Audio, Join with Computer Audio, or Audio to access the audio settings. Learn more about connecting your audio.

Yes, as long as the Bluetooth device is compatible with the computer or mobile device that you are using.

While you are not required to have a webcam to join a Zoom Meeting or Webinar, you will not be able to transmit video of yourself. You will continue to be able to listen and speak during the meeting, share your screen, and view the webcam video of other participants. 

Scheduling a meeting

You can schedule a meeting on the web, through the Zoom Desktop client or mobile app, or through one of our many integrations. Learn more about scheduling a Zoom meeting. 

You can invite others to join your meeting by copying the join URL or meeting invitation and sending it out via email. There are many other ways to invite others to join your meeting - learn more.

My Zoom account

You can find your role on your Account Profile page of the Zoom web portal. Learn more about the Account Profile page. 

You can find your account owner on your Account Profile page of the Zoom web portal. Learn more about the Account Profile page.

Troubleshooting

Echo can be caused by many things, such as a participant connected to the meeting audio on multiple devices or two participants joined in from the same local. Learn about common causes of audio echo.

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