How to Join a Zoom Call

Are you new to Zoom? Here’s how to join a Zoom call on a computer via an invite URL link:

1. Click on the meeting invite URL link that the host shared with you in an email.

2. You’ll be prompted to download and install Zoom when you click a link to join for the first time.

3. When prompted, click “Open”

4. Approve the request for permission to use your computer’s audio and camera.

To familiarize yourself with Zoom before participating in an actual call, go to

You’ll see what the initial Zoom screen looks like and be able to check your appearance in Video Preview as well as test your computer audio.