Category: zoom meetings

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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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 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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How to Turn Off Camera & Microphone on Zoom for Mac, iPhone, iPad, Windows, etc

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Did you recently start using Zoom for making video calls or participating in online meetings? In that case, you might not be familiar with the interface, and even some of the basic tips like toggling off and on the video camera and microphone when on Zoom.

When you’re in an active video call, you may often find yourself wanting to mute your microphone when someone’s trying to talk to you in the background, or perhaps you’re just clearing your throat. Or sometimes, you may want to turn off your camera if you’re busy with something else and not…

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How to Share Screen with Zoom on Mac

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You likely already know that you can host Zoom meetings and join them from your Mac, but did you know you can also screen share? Whether video conferencing for work, personal, family, or any other reason, you may be interested in checking out Zoom’s screen sharing functionality.

As the name would imply, this feature lets you share whatever is on your Mac screen with other participants in the Zoom meeting.

How to Share Screen with Zoom on Mac

Before you go ahead with the following procedure, make sure your Mac is running macOS Mojave or later. Assuming you…

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How to Join & Host Zoom Meetings on Mac

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Want to host a Zoom meeting yourself, right from your Mac? How about joining a Zoom meeting? If you’ve been using video calling services to work from home, collaborate with colleagues, or stay in touch with your loved ones during this quarantine period, you’ve probably heard of Zoom already, and you might be interested in trying out hosting meetings yourself, or perhaps you’re just curious how to join an existing Zoom meeting in the first place.

If you’re already familiar with the process of joining and hosting Zoom meetings on iPhone and iPad, you’ll…

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How to Look Better on Zoom with “Touch Up My Appearance”

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Do you want to look a bit better while video calling your friends, colleagues, and family with Zoom? You’re certainly not alone. If you use Zoom for online meetings, you can take advantage of its “Touch Up My Appearance” feature for this purpose, which works as a visual filter that basically digitally airbrushes your appearance a bit to spruce it up. This feature is available for Zoom on iPhone, iPad, Windows PC, and Mac.

Not only does Zoom allow you to host and join meetings with up to 100 participants for free, but it also gives you the option to…

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How to Use Zoom Virtual Backgrounds on iPhone & iPad

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Zoom is a popular video conferencing solution that allows people to participate in remote meetings, online classes, or even just social events. One of the fun ways it stands out from the rest of the video chat competition is by letting users change their backgrounds while they’re in a video call.

The virtual background feature that Zoom has to offer allows you to display an image as your background during a Zoom meeting. This is extremely helpful in cases where your room is just a mess or if you’re having privacy concerns and don’t want other people in…

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