Zoom
Instructions

 
 

WARNING

Hackers are trying to take advantage of lots more people downloading and using Zoom and other similar programmes. So if you are looking to download Zoom, please check that you are downloading it from the actual Zoom.us website, and be particularly careful if you are asked to download updates. doing this will help to reduce risks. 

Zoom is relatively simple to use and you can use any device to join us for the Zoom meetings (smart phone/tablet/desktop/laptop). Please scroll down to find the instructions for the device you would like to use. Zoom works best with a camera and microphone, so if you don’t have those on your computer, a smart phone or tablet may be best. 

Please do try to get set up to use Zoom well in advance of our meetings.  When you try outside of one of our meetings, you will only be able to get as far as the ‘on hold’ stage.   

IMPORTANT INFORMATION

Zoom Meeting ID:  714 714 2714
As of 4 April 2020 to access Zoom meetings, participants also need to use a password.  Please email development@methodistevangelicals.org.uk to obtain the password.
App:  Zoom Cloud Meetings
Website: www.zoom.us (Click on ‘Join A Meeting’ at the top right) 

Scroll down for the instructions for your device:



iPhones and iPads:

 
Open ‘App Store’, search for ‘Zoom Cloud Meetings’ and tap ‘GET’
Open the App when it has downloaded
Tap ‘Join a Meeting’
Enter our Meeting ID: 714 714 2714 (the spaces will be added automatically)
You can add your name in the next box
As of 4 April 2020 to access Zoom meetings, participants also need to use a password.  Please email development@methodistevangelicals.org.uk to obtain the password.
Ideally, we would like to be able to hear you and see you.  However, if you don’t want to be able to speak to us, just listen, you can tap the button next to ‘Don’t Connect to Audio’
If you don’t want us to be able to see you on your video camera, you can tap the button next to ‘Turn off my video
WHEN YOU ARE READY TO JOIN OUR MEETING, TAP ‘Join’
If you sign in to the meeting before the host, you will see a waiting screen until we are ready to begin.
You will also need to tap ‘Join with Video’ (our preference) or ‘Join without Video’
You can choose whether you would like Zoom to send notifications on your advice.  It doesn’t matter.
Finally, please select 
‘Call using Internet Audio’ 


 

Windows or Mac computer:


In your web browser, go to www.zoom.us
Click on ‘JOIN A MEETING’ (top right)
Enter our Meeting ID 714 714 2714 (the spaces will be added automatically)
The browser will then download a file.  If it doesn’t appear, you can click ‘download here’
When the file has downloaded, follow the onscreen instructions.  You will need to click ‘Yes’ to enable the installation.  If you are unable to download the file, you can click, ‘join from your browser’ and click I Agree’ to agree to Zoom’s Terms & Conditions.
Enter your name and then click ‘Join Meeting’
As of 4 April 2020 to access Zoom meetings, participants also need to use a password.  Please email development@methodistevangelicals.org.uk to obtain the password.
Click ‘Join with Computer Audio’ if you have a microphone.  If you do not have a microphone and would like to be able to speak to us as well as listening, please use a smart phone or tablet instead.If you sign in to the meeting before the host, you will see a waiting screen until we are ready to begin.



Android phones and tablets:


Go to the Google Play Store and download the Zoom Cloud Meetings app
If you are unable to download the app from Google Play Store, you may be able to download it from your web browser by going to  www.zoom.us, tapping ‘Join Meeting’ and then following the instructions to download the app.
Open the App when it has downloaded
Tap ‘Join a Meeting’
Enter our Meeting ID: 714 714 2714 (the spaces will be added automatically)
You can add your name in the next box
WHEN YOU ARE READY TO JOIN OUR MEETING, TAP ‘Join’
If you sign in to the meeting before the host, you will see a waiting screen until we are ready to begin.
As of 4 April 2020 to access Zoom meetings, participants also need to use a password.  Please email development@methodistevangelicals.org.uk to obtain the password.
You may need to enable the app to access audio and video on your device.  If so, you will be asked to tap to confirm this. 



Dialling in from a Phone

 
If you are unable to join us via an internet connection, you can always dial in from a phone.  However, you will only be able to listen to what is being said – you won’t be able to see everyone!
To dial in, simply phone one of these numbers (if one doesn’t connect, simply try the next on the list):
        0131 460 1196
        0203 051 2874
        0203 481 5237
        0203 481 5240
If you have free calls on your tariff, these numbers should be including.  If you are uncertain, please check with your service provider.
 
When prompted, enter our Meeting ID: 714 714 2714 followed by # (the hash key)
Don’t worry about a Participant ID.  If you are asked for one, simply press # (the hash key)
As of 4 April 2020 to access Zoom meetings, participants also need to use a password.  Please email development@methodistevangelicals.org.uk to obtain the password.
You will then be connected to the meeting.  If you dial in before the meeting host, you will be kept on hold until the meeting begins.If you are dialling in from outside the UK, you can find a local number to dial by going to: Zoom Conference 

Derek Balsdon, 27/03/2020