Zoom - Getting Started
Posted by ATC Staff 3, Last modified by Skye Nguyen on 20 November 2020 03:35 PM

Description: Zoom is an online video conference program that allows you to conduct meetings from anywhere.
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Zoom - Getting Started

Install and Download

Get Started

Before you can use Zoom, you must install the Zoom software for your device. Start by going to lanecc.zoom.us and click Download Client in the section at the bottom of the page. Download Zoom Client for Meetings.

Log In and Set Up

Web Portal

  1. Go to lanecc.zoom.us and click the blue Sign In button.
  2. To log in, enter your L number and myLane password.

Zoom Client

  1. Once the Zoom Client for Meetings is installed, click the Sign In button
  2. To log in, use the Sign in with Google method and enter your @lanecc.edu email and staff google password.

Schedule a Meeting

Web Portal (lanecc.zoom.us)

  1. Go to lanecc.zoom.us
  2. Log in with your L number and myLane password
  3. Click Schedule a Meeting in the top navigation bar
  4. Input meeting details and click Save
  5. Copy the Join URL or click Copy the invitation and send to attendees through your email and calendar client

Zoom Client

  1. Launch the Zoom application and click Schedule

Personal Meeting ID (PMI)

This ID is assigned to you automatically as a permanent virtual room. You can start it at anytime or schedule it for future use. To change your PMI, go to your Profile on the web portal and click Edit.

Meeting Controls


After joining or starting a meeting, you can join audio by phone or by computer. Choose Join Audio by Computer to connect your computer’s speaker and microphone to the Zoom meeting. You can test your audio connection before joining by clicking the Test Computer Audio link.

Share Screen

After selecting Share Screen located in your meeting toolbar, you can choose to share your desktop, an individual application/window, or start a whiteboard.

When done sharing, click the red button to Stop Share.


  1. Before or during a meeting, click Settings/Preferences in the Zoom app menu.
  2. Click on the Video tab to preview your camera or click the drop-down arrow to choose a different camera.
  3. During a meeting, click Start Video in the meeting toolbar to start or stop your video.


  1. Click Chat to send instant messages with other participants while in the meeting.
  2. In the Chat panel, click the drop-down to select if you want the message to go to everyone in the meeting or a single participant.

Record Meeting

  1. If you are a host, you can record the meeting. Click Record in the meeting toolbar.
  2. Click the arrow on the Record icon to choose to save the recording to the cloud or to your computer.
  3. Access your cloud recordings from the web portal (lanecc.zoom.us) under Recording.

Free online support for Zoom is available 24/7 at support.zoom.us.

For further help, click on Live Help, leave a ticket, or contact:
Academic Technology Center
(541) 463-3377

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