Category: Zoom

How to Record a Zoom Meeting

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Are you looking for a way to record your Zoom meetings? Perhaps, you want to save a recording of a corporate meeting, or your online lectures for later while you’re studying, or you’re just trying to keep a copy of an important meeting? You’ll be pleased to know that there are multiple ways to record video of Zoom meetings, using either a Mac or Windows PC.

Zoom offers a built-in recording feature for video calls, but this particular feature is limited to a certain extent to maintain user privacy. A local recording can only be initiated during a meeting if…

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Zoom Audio Choppy, Cutting Out, or Garbled? Try This Fix

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Are you on a Zoom meeting and your audio, or someone elses audio feed, is very choppy, garbled, cutting out, or robotic sounding? Zoom conferences use a lot of bandwidth, particularly when you are using video streaming and audio streaming concurrently.

Why is my Zoom audio cutting out or choppy?

Sometimes Zoom audio is choppy or garbled briefly because of a hiccup in an internet connection, a bad cellular signal, or interference in a wi-fi or cellular device if you’re moving around.

Those type of temporary connection issues tend to resolve themselves quickly…

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How to Picture-in-Picture a Zoom Meeting on iPhone

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The latest versions of Zoom for iPhone allow you to minimize a Zoom Meeting, yet maintain the Zoom video call in a picture-in-picture mode window.

This is super handy if you host or join Zoom Meetings from your iPhone, and want to continue to participate in the meeting while doing other stuff on your iPhone, like finding a relevant document, sending people an email, jotting down notes, or anything else that involves multitasking while on a Zoom call.

For the less familiar, Picture-in-Picture Mode allows you to place a hovering video window over the Home Screen…

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Zoom In & Zoom Out with Tap Gestures on Mac

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Want to quickly zoom into a webpage or document? If you use a Mac with a trackpad or Magic Mouse, you can use a super easy tap gesture trick to zoom in and zoom out of web pages and documents.

This is super useful if you want to get a closer look at something, perhaps to see details of a picture, or some small text, a phone number, or anything else you want to get a closer look at.

Zoom in and Zoom out with a two-finger tap gesture on Mac

How to Zoom In on Mac with Two-Finger Tap

Simply tapping on the trackpad or Magic Mouse with two fingers will zoom into a web page or document in any supported app.

Zoom in and out with a tap gesture on Mac

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Mute Microphone Automatically When Joining a Zoom Meeting

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If you spend a lot of time in and out of Zoom meetings, you may have experienced an awkward situation where someone’s microphone is defaulting to being unmuted when they join a Zoom meeting, and something personal or unprofessional gets broadcast out to the entire meeting.

To avoid this embarrassing situation yourself, you can toggle a setting in Zoom to automatically mute your microphone upon joining a meeting, which prevents you from having to quickly toggle mute as soon as you join a meeting if you aren’t quite ready to talk, or if you have other stuff…

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How to Update Zoom on Mac, If Updating Not Working or Installing Fails

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You launched Zoom on the Mac, you can’t join a meeting because Zoom requires an update, but the update to Zoom fails. Don’t panic!

If you’ve tried to update Zoom on the Mac and the update installation is not working or outright fails, you’re not alone. For whatever reason some Mac users find that updating Zoom for Mac is not always as simple as just clicking the ‘update’ and ‘install’ buttons, because the app eventually quits, but then does not complete installation of the update. Updating Zoom is essential because you won’t be able to join…

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37 Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts for Mac

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If you’re living in a world of Zoom Meetings and video conferences, you may want to familiarize yourself with the many keyboard shortcuts available for Zoom on Mac.

With keystrokes, you’ll be able to join and start meetings, mute and unmute your audio, start and stop your video, start screen sharing, view participants, raise and lower virtual hands, increase and decrease the size of the chat window, and so much more.

Ready to become a Zoom keyboard shortcut master on the Mac? Let’s check out a comprehensive list of available keyboard commands and…

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How to Mute & Unmute in Zoom on iPhone & iPad

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Ever wondered how you could mute and unmute an entire Zoom meeting, not only yourself? Want to know how to mute and unmute just yourself and your own microphone in Zoom?

If you use Zoom with an iPhone, iPad, or Android, then you’ll find that knowing how to mute and unmute yourself, as well as the entire Zoom conference, are important starting points to mastering your engagement with the Zoom client.

Mute & Unmute Yourself on Zoom (Muting Your Microphone) for iPhone & iPad

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8 Useful Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts for iPad

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If you use Zoom on an iPad, and you use a keyboard case or external keyboard with your iPad, then you might appreciate learning some useful keyboard shortcuts for Zoom on iPad.

With keyboard shortcuts, you’ll be able to mute and unmute your microphone, start and stop your video, hide and show the chat window and participants list, and more.

And as an added bonus, we’ll include a few gestures for Zoom on iPad too.

iPad Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts

You’ll need a physical keyboard with the iPad to use these keyboard shortcuts:

  • Mute / Unmute your microphone audio…

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How to Use Zoom Backgrounds on Mac & Windows PC

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Did you want to hide your messy bedroom or workspace during your next online meeting on Zoom? In that case, you’ll be excited to try out Zoom’s Virtual Background feature that allows you to replace your background with an image or scene.

One of the fun ways Zoom stands out from the rest of the video calling services is by letting users change their backgrounds while they’re in a video call. This is extremely helpful in cases where your surrounding environment isn’t safe for work, the room is just a mess, or if you’re having privacy concerns and…

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