Zoom Webinar Guide

Preparing to take part in a Zoom session

If you have enrolled to take part in a webinar and haven’t previously taken part in a Zoom class or meeting please review the following guidance in advance of the webinar.

FIRST: Download the Zoom app

  1. If you have an Apple Mac, iPad or iPhone use the Apple store to download the Zoom app. 
  2. If you have an Android phone or tablet use the Google Play Store to download the Zoom app.
  3. If you have a Windows PC or laptop:
    • Go to the following link: https://zoom.us/
    • Select the dropdown arrow under Resources
    • Select Download Zoom Client from the dropdown and the download centre page will open
    • Under Zoom Client for Meetings click the download button and the file entitled “zoomclientinstaller.exe” will download. Its progress will appear at the bottom left of your screen.
    • Once this download has finished double click the icon and the installer will run and walk you through the setup process. 

TO JOIN with a computer

  1. Click on the link in your invitation email
  2. Click Open Zoom
  3. Select Join with Video
  4. Select Join with Computer Audio
  5. Adjust the Zoom controls on your screen to get the options you desire
  6. If you get confused – start again.

TO JOIN with a smartphone

  1. Click on the link in your invitation email
  2. Select Join with Video
  3. Select Call using Internet Audio
  4. If you get confused – start again.

TO JOIN for audio only

Participants who have no camera on their computer or do not have a smartphone may elect to join by audio only.

If so, they call (03) 7018 2005 and quote the meeting number. This is a local call.

However, participants should be warned that if using a mobile phone call costs could be considerable depending on the length of the class and their mobile phone plan.