Zoom Instructions for Participants

What is Zoom?

Zoom is an online meeting platform that allows up to 50 participants from across out state to attend the Dementia Friends Information session virtually. You do not need to download any applications or make a Zoom account; if you want to attend the session, simply register below and we will send you link that you can use to access the Zoom session using a web browser on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. All of this is completely free, and your privacy is ensured via end-to-end encryption. If you want to learn more about how to join a Zoom meeting, here is a brief instructional video. More video tutorials can be found here.

The link on the Dementia Friendly Nevada website will take you directly to the Zoom meeting for Dementia Conversations with Chuck and Jennifer. You will need a computer, tablet, or smartphone with speaker or headphones. You will have the opportunity to check your audio immediately upon joining a meeting.

To join the videoconference:

  1. At the start time of your meeting, click on the link to join via computer. You may be instructed to download the Zoom application.
  2. You have an opportunity to test your audio at this point by clicking on “Test Computer Audio.” Once you are satisfied that your audio works, click on “Join audio by computer.”

You may also join a meeting without clicking on the invitation link by going to join.zoom.us on any browser and entering the Meeting ID provided in event.

If you are having trouble hearing the meeting, you can join via telephone while remaining on the video conference:

  1. On your phone, dial the teleconferencing number provided in your invitation.
  2. Enter the Meeting ID number when prompted using your telephone.
  3. If you have already joined the meeting via computer, you will have the option to enter your 2-digit participant ID to be associated with your computer.

Using the icons in the lower left corner of the Zoom screen, you can:

  • Mute/Unmute your microphone (far left)
  • Turn on/off camera (“Start/Stop Video”)
  • Invite other participants
  • View Participant list – opens a pop-out screen that includes a “Raise Hand” icon that you may use to raise a virtual hand
  • Change your screen name that is seen in the participant list and video window
  • Share your screen

Somewhere on your Zoom screen you will also see a choice to toggle between “speaker” and “gallery” view. “Speaker view” shows the active speaker. “Gallery view” tiles all of the meeting participants.

Adapted from https://senate.universityofcalifornia.edu/_files/resources/zoom-instructions.pdf

What is Zoom?

Zoom is an online meeting platform that allows up to 50 participants from across out state to attend the Dementia Friends Information session virtually. You do not need to download any applications or make a Zoom account; if you want to attend the session, simply register below and we will send you link that you can use to access the Zoom session using a web browser on your computer, tablet, or smartphone. All of this is completely free, and your privacy is ensured via end-to-end encryption. If you want to learn more about how to join a Zoom meeting, here is a brief instructional video. More video tutorials can be found here.

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