I’ve been getting a ton of questions about how to make video calls using Zoom. So I decided to do a special series. So far, we’ve learned how to get started with Zoom.

Click here to read part 1

Click here to read part 2

Now, let’s start our first conference call. I’m rocking my COVID-19 ponytail in this shot.

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To add others to the call, go to the toolbar at the bottom of the screen. Choose Invite.

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Here’s what your phone screen will look like.

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Tap Participants to get started.

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You can invite someone to join using your default email program, Gamail, or Yahoo Mail.

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You can also copy the URL and the meeting invitation to put in a message.

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Here’s what the email will look like. It contains a link to the meeting, the meeting ID, and the password for entering the meeting.

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This is what the message will look like to the person you invite.

 

Zoom1When the recipient clicks on the link, they’ll need to give permission to open Zoom.

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Then they will be participating in the call with you. This is a two-person call.

Zoom3Here’s a four-person call. Up to 100 people can participate in a call using the free plan.

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Now, all that’s left to do is start talking. We’ll explore more in part 4. Click here to read