Joining a Zoom Meeting (Android)

If you haven’t already, you’ll need to install the Zoom app on your Android device before you can join a meeting

Participants typically join Zoom meeting by either:

Join Using the Meeting URL

  1. Tap on the meeting link from the email or calendar invitation you received. 
    (Note:  You can also copy and paste the URL into a Web browser window.)
    Tap meeting URL from invitation email
  2. In the “Complete action using” pop-up window, tap the Zoom icon so that it’s highlighted, and then tap either Always or Just once.
    Tap Zoom to open meeting with Zoom
  3. In the next window, tap Got it to permit Zoom to access your device’s microphone, camera, and storage.
    Tap 'Got it'
  4. In the next window, tap Deny or Allow to permit or deny audio recording.
    Tap 'Deny or 'Allow'

    In a few moments you’ll connect to the meeting.
    connected to meeting
    connected to the meeting

Join Using the Meeting ID

  1. Look for and record the Meeting ID in your email or calendar invitation (email invitation shown in the example below).
    Zoom Meeting ID in invite email
  2. Open the Zoom app, and then tap Join a Meeting.
    Tap 'Join a Meeting'
  3. Record the Meeting ID from your invitation email or calendar appointment.
  4. Enter the Meeting ID and then tap Join Meeting.
    Tap 'Join Meeting'
  5. If you see the following message, tap Allow.
    Tap 'Allow'
    A video preview screen will be displayed.
  6. In the ‘Video Preview’ screen, move the slider if you don’t want a video preview to appear each time you join a Zoom meeting. Tap either Join with Video or Join without Video.
    Zoom meeting video preview screen

You should now be in the Zoom meeting session.

Zoom session displayed

Calling in by Phone

  1. Look for and record one of the phone numbers listed in either your email or your calendar invitation (email invitation shown in the example below). Note: Make sure to also record the Meeting ID, since you’ll need it during the call.
    Zoom call-in numbers shown in invite email
  2. When you dial the number, you’ll be prompted to enter your Meeting ID. Enter the Meeting ID and then press the # key.
  3. At the next prompt in the phone call, enter the participant ID or just press the # key again. You will be in the Zoom meeting.