Facilitate a Meeting

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How to activate your microphone and camera

Microphone (On/Off)

At the bottom left-hand corner of the Zoom meeting toolbar, the microphone or headphone logo accompanied with the word "Mute" or "Join Audio" should be visible. Click "Mute" to disable microphone. Click "Unmute" to enable microphone. Audio and mute buttons

Video (On/Off)

Camera (On/Off): Located to the right of microphone/Join Audio button. Click "Stop Video" to disable camera. Click "Start Video" to enable camera.


How to mute participants

  1. Click on "Manage Participants." A sidebar will appear on the right.Gif of muting participants
  2. Hover over a participant's name to reveal "Mute" or "Rename."
  3. To mute everyone in the meeting, click "Mute all."
  4. Click "Manage Participants" again to hide the sidebar.

How to send a chat messageHow to chat on zoom

  1. Click the "Chat" button at the bottom of your Zoom meeting toolbar.
  2. Type message.
  3. Click the Enter/return button on your keyboard to send message.

How to share your screenHow to share a screen

  1. Click the green "Share" button in the middle of the Zoom toolbar.
  2. Select to mirror a desktop toolbar, white board, or any other open application on your device that you would like to share.
  3. Click the "Share" button in the bottom right of the toolbar.

How to share files

  1. From the meeting toolbar, click "Chat."
  2. Click "More."
  3. Click "Share file in meeting."Share files
  4. Select file you want to share in your meeting and click "open."

How to record

  1. In the meeting toolbar, click "Record."
  2. When prompted, click "Record on this Computer" (if you are a student) or "Record to Cloud" (if you are an instructor).
  3. Once you are ready to stop your recording, click the "stop" button located on your meeting toolbar or the top left of your screen. Stop recordingArrow pointing to stop recording
  4. The recording will automatically convert into an mp4 file when you leave or end the meeting.
  5. A file folder will pop up with three files. It will contain the video file and an audio file of recorded meeting.
  6. You can now move that mp4 file to your Pepperdine Google drive account or choose to keep it on your local device.

How to end a meeting

  1. Click "End Meeting" in the bottom, right corner.Arrow pointing to end meeting
  2. Select either:
    • Leave meeting (allows remaining participants to stay in the virtual room).
    • End Meeting for all (closes meeting for all participants).

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