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Joining an Authenticated Zoom Meeting from a Computer

Last modified 2/11/2022

Note:

The features mentioned in this article reflect the latest version of the Zoom desktop client. For information on how to update Zoom, see Updating Zoom

Authenticated Zoom meetings require you to sign in with the allowed account prior to joining the meeting. The following document will provide guidance with how to sign in and join a Zoom meeting.

Using the Zoom App

To join a meeting using the Zoom app, do the following:

  1. Click the Zoom meeting invite link.
    • If you are a student joining through ReggieNet, click Join in the Zoom tool of your course.
  2. Once the Zoom website loads in your browser, click Launch App from the prompt.
    • If the Zoom app is not already installed, click Download & Run Zoom.
  3. Click Sign in to Join
  4. Once the CentralLogin page appears, enter your ULID and password.

You have successfully joined your Zoom meeting.

Using a web browser

To join a meeting using a web browser, do the following:

  1. Click the Zoom meeting invite link.
    • If you are a student joining through ReggieNet, click Join in the Zoom tool of your course.
  2. Once the Zoom website loads in your browser, click the join from your browser button.
  3. Click Sign in with SSO on the sign in screen.
  4. Type 'illinoisstate' in the text field and click Continue.
  5. A new tab will open and direct you to your Zoom profile. You may close this tab after the page loads.
  6. Return to step 1 and join the meeting.
  7. Enter your name and choose how you would like to join the meeting.

You have successfully joined your Zoom meeting.

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