How to Install and Sign into Zoom for the First Time

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How to install and sign into Zoom the first time.


  1. Go to the Zoom website:
  2. At the bottom of the page click Download Client.
  3. This will open the Download Center where you can click Download under Zoom Client for meetings.                
  4. Save and run the file.
  5. Then click Sign In.
  6. On the Zoom Sign in screen under "or sign in with" click SSO.  Zoom sign in screen click SSO.
  7. On the Sign In with SSO dialog box type Minnstate in the Company Domain box and then click Continue Sign in with SSO enter MinnState and Continue
  8. A browser window will open and you will be prompted to sign in using your StarID credentials. Zoom Login with StarID and StarID password.
  9. This will open the Launch Application box. Click Zoom to select it and then check the box to Remember my choice for Zoommtg links and click Open Link.
  10. You will then be logged into Zoom where you can start a new meeting, join a meeting, schedule a meeting, or screen your share. Zoom after you are logged in.

Once you have Zoom installed and are signed-in you will be able to start Zoom in the future and you should not need to sign back in unless you have signed out of the Zoom Client.

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