Zoom is a video conferencing service which includes among its features: HD video and audio, online collaboration, whiteboarding, and Google calendar integration all via Zoom's desktop and mobile applications and browser extensions. To learn more, visit Berkeley Lab's support pages.

Open the Zoom desktop application, click your profile photo in the upper right corner, then click the 'Check for Updates' option. Follow the prompts to install the latest version.

Advanced Zoom Topics

Check out the video below from LabTech with tips, tricks and strategies to maximize your effectiveness in Zoom meetings.


Zoom experts host free and interactive live training webinars daily. These trainings are designed for beginner and intermediate users and will allow users to get up to speed on Zoom basics in less than an hour. The live sessions include a Q&A session at the end where you can get your questions answered by Zoom experts. If you can't find a meeting that meets your schedule, watch a previously recorded webinar at your leisure.

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'Only authenticated users can join' allows the host to require attendees to Sign In to the zoom desktop application before joining meetings. Configure the option in zoom.lbl.gov 'My Account' settings.

Avoid party crashers at your next Zoom meeting

Join Meeting

Join a meeting when you have been provided a Meeting ID

How do I join a meeting?

Schedule a Meeting

Schedule meetings and invite participants on your calendar

How do I schedule meetings?