Getting Started with Zoom

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Signing into Zoom

Through the Web portal

  1. Navigate to
  2. Click Sign inImage of with the Sign in button highlighted
    You will be redirected to a sign in page: login with your Stonehill credentials.  If this is the first time signing into the Zoom portal, you will be asked to verify your email address.  Check your email and find the Zoom activation email.  Click the link in the email and choose "Sign in with SSO," put Stonehill in the company domain if asked.  Once you successfully sign in, your account is now active; and you will be brought to your Stonehill Zoom dashboard. 

Zoom Desktop Client

  1. Make sure you have downloaded the Zoom Desktop Client.
  2. Click Sign In with SSO.
  3. Type Stonehill under the company domain.
  4. Click Continue.
    You will be redirected to your to sign in with your Stonehill Credentials. After signing in, you will be redirected back to the Zoom Desktop Client.

Zoom Mobile App

  1. Tap SSO.

  2. If prompted, type Stonehill in the company domain field.
  3. Enter your Stonehill email address. 

  1. Tap Continue.
    You will be redirected to to sign in with your Stonehill credentials. After signing in, you will be redirected back to the Zoom Mobile App.

Downloading Zoom Client

  1. When you first start or join a zoom meeting you will be prompted to launch the meeting. At this point, you would click the download & run Zoom link if you don't already have it.


  1. You can download the Zoom Desktop Client for Mac, Windows, ChromeOS, and Linux, as well as the Zoom Mobile App for iOS and Android from the Zoom Downloads page.

Zoom Home tab

After signing in, you will see the Home tab, where you can click these options:

  • New Meeting: Start an instant meeting. Click the downwards arrow to enable video or use your personal meeting ID (PMI) for instant meetings.
  • JoinJoin a meeting that is in progress.
  • ScheduleSet up a future meeting.
  • Share ScreenShare your screen in a Zoom Room by entering in the sharing key or meeting ID.
  • Date and time with background image: To change the background image, hover over the picture and click the camera icon.
  • Upcoming meeting: Displays the next meeting for the current day. Add a third-party calendar service if you want to sync upcoming meetings.
  • Click your profile picture for these options:
    • Add a personal note.
    • Settings: Access settings you can change in the client.
    • Change your status to AvailableAway, or Do Not Disturb.
    • My Profile: Open the Zoom web portal to edit your profile.
    • Help: Open the Zoom Help Center.
    • Check for Updates: Check if Zoom is up to date.
    • About Zoom: View the current version.
    • Switch to Portrait View: Switch the Zoom window to portrait view if you prefer a narrower window.
    • Sign out

Zoom Video Tutorials and FAQ

Zoom's help center provides specific video tutorials on how to join a meeting, scheduling a meeting, audio/video settings, and more. They also provide a comprehensive Frequently Asked Questions page to resolve common troubleshooting issues. To access these pages click the corresponding links below.


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