Yes, feel free to use Skype for Business as often as you like. However, Zoom (Basic or Pro) is required when you need to join or host a meeting via a phone.
Yes. Zoom offers hosted services that allow Polycom, Cisco, LifeSize, Tandberg and others (standards-based H.323/SIP room-based conferencing systems) to join a Zoom meeting. This gives you the added flexibility of using your existing meeting room technology to join and host meetings.
There is an additional annual or monthly license required to allow a room-based system to join Zoom meetings. Please contact your local IT Professional to investigate this option.
Yes. Zoom has apps available for Android, iOS, Windows, and MacOS. Download the Zoom app at the Apple Store or Google Play.
Check your Junk mail folder to see if the Zoom message was delivered into that folder. After checking your Junk mail folder, if you are still not receiving Zoom emails, please contact Zoom directly (see “Who do I contact if I have problems using Zoom” FAQ).
Zoom training is available at https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/206618765-Zoom-Video-Tutorials
Zoom provides direct, 24/7 support to all end users at no charge via:
Online submission: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/requests/new
Chat Live with the Zoom support team.
The Microsoft Outlook Plugin is designed to make scheduling a meeting in Microsoft Outlook quick and convenient. The Plugin allows you to schedule and start instant Zoom meetings, as well as make existing meeting events Zoom meetings. The Outlook Plugin will also sync free/busy times to the Zoom Client based on your Outlook Calendar events – (download the latest version).
Closed captioning is vital if you intend to record your meeting and reuse the recorded content at a later date. Zoom provides a simple means of closed captioning within the meeting itself. Please see their support material for information on this option: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/207279736-Closed-Captioning
Another option is to have the recording professionally captioned using one of the captioning and transcription vendors the University of Missouri has on contract: https://actcenter.missouri.edu/getting-started-with-accessibility/creating-accessible-videos/captions-and-transcripts-pricing/. Automatic Sync Technologies offers the CaptionSync service that has an interface for Zoom videos. Find out more about this service here: https://support.automaticsync.com/hc/en-us/articles/209985506-Adding-Closed-Captions-to-Zoom-Videos
Yes, if you and the person to schedule your meetings each has a Zoom Pro user account, you can add that person to your account using the “Scheduling Privilege” feature on your account. To learn more, go here: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362803-What-is-Scheduling-Privilege
Another option is to open the Zoom application on your PC or Mac. In the title of the window, you will see either “Zoom – Pro Account” or “Zoom – Basic Account”.