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Getting Started with Zoom


Signing Up and Activating Your Zoom Account

To sign up for your own free account, visit and enter your email address. You will receive an email from Zoom ( In this email, click Activate Account. Once you have this account, when you “join a meeting” the system may ask to download the Zoom application to your computer. This is safe and necessary for secure operations in Zoom.


Signing In to Your Zoom Account on the Web

You can login to your Zoom account on the web at any time at Once you’re logged in, use the panel on the left side to navigate the Zoom web portal.  You can update your profile, schedule a meeting, edit your settings, and more.


Joining a Zoom Meeting, Gamliel Course or Conference Session

There are many ways to join Zoom sessions.

To join a Gamliel Institute Short Course, click on the Zoom link provided in the email about the Course.

To join conference sessions:


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Live Zoom Tutorial

Join us for a live Zoom-based tutorial session to answer questions, work out technical issues, make sure things work prior to the conference:

Free tutorial session to understand how to use Zoom:
Thursday, June 4th, 8:00pm EDT, 5:00pm PDT
Click here to enter the Zoom room for this tutorial

Call or email for help getting connected: 410–733–3700 •




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