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How to Set Up a Zoom Call

Zoom is the tool Morningstar uses for video chats like the all-school chat and the various committee meetings.

To set up a Zoom call, do the following:

  1. Go to
  2. Click Sign In in the upper right corner of the screen.
  3. When prompted, enter the login information for the account (don’t have it? Contact Ealasaid!)
  4. Uncheck Stay signed in.
  5. Click Sign In.
  6. Click Schedule a Meeting (the blue button in the upper right quarter of the screen). The Schedule a Meeting screen appears.
  7. Enter the name, time, date, and so on of the meeting you are scheduling.
  8. Under Meeting Options, select checkboxes as follows:
    1. Leave unchecked Require meeting password.
    2. Check Enable join before host.
    3. Leave unchecked Mute participants upon entry.
    4. Check Use Personal Meeting ID 685-956-0061.
    5. Click Schedule.The Manage “Meeting Title” screen appears.
  9. Check your meeting information. If anything is incorrect, click Edit and fix it. Otherwise, continue.
  10. Click Copy the invitation in the lower right corner of the screen.
  11. The Copy Meeting Invitation pop-up appears.
  12. Click and drag to highlight the text in the gray box.
  13. Create a new email message in your email software.
  14. Paste the text into the email message, add any other pertinent information (the meeting agenda, for example) and send.
  15. You did it!

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