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Connecting to a Zoom Meeting from Home (On your personal Computer)

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Connecting to a Zoom Meeting from Home (On your personal computer)




1. Go to

a. Under the “Resources” tab along the top of the screen, select “Download Zoom Client”


b. Download and install the “Zoom Client for Meetings”



 2. After the install is complete, if the Zoom login page does not automatically appear, click on the “Start” menu and then scroll to the very bottom and click on the Zoom folder, then select the “Zoom” icon.






3. Click “Sign In” and then click Click on the "SSO” button along the bottom left.

a. Confirm the company domain is set to and click “continue”.

 NOTE: Make sure the domain is mc3-edu and not (a dash, not a period)

b. You will then be prompted to enter your mc3 login credentials.

c. Upon successfully entering your credentials, you will now be logged into Zoom.















4. Click “Launch Zoom” and the following page will appear:

Zoom is now installed and you are ready to start your meeting. If you previously installed Zoom on this computer, you can skip to step 5 below:








5. You can now click on your Zoom meeting link to start your meeting.

a. The meeting link is the one provided to you when you created the meeting, or sent to you in an email if it was created by somebody else.

b. When prompted, select “Open Zoom Meetings



















6. A screen will appear asking how you would like to connect your audio. Click on “Join with Computer Audio.



 7.You should now be connected to your meeting. Use the controls along the bottom of your screen to mute/unmute your audio and/or video.

Sharing Your Computer Screen

*** Please Note: You must be a Host or Co-Host in order to share your screen. To elevate somebody to a co-host, click next to their name and select “Make Co-Host” (Must be done by a current host or co-host).


1. If you would like to share your computer screen, select “Share Screen” and then choose which application you would like to share.

a. Alternatively, you can choose to simply share your entire screen by selecting that option.

2. To stop sharing, click on the “Stop Share” button along the top of your screen.


Recording Your Meeting

1. If you would like to record your meeting, select the “Record” button and then “Record to Cloud

2. When you are done, click on “End Meeting

a. An email will be automatically sent to you with a link to your recording once it is processed and ready for viewing.


Camera and Microphone Troubleshooting

1. If you are having trouble with your microphone, speakers, or camera, click on the small arrow next to the microphone icon (or camera icon).

a. From there, click on "Test Speakers and Microphone" and Zoom will walk you through your different microphone and speaker options so that you can choose the best one.


If you require additional assistance, please contact the MC3 Help Desk at x6495.






Connecting to a Zoom Meeting from Home (On your personal Computer)

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