Get Familiar with the Zoom Interface

Lighting Basics for Zoom

Equipment Test Message Template


Before our first meeting, it’s critical to test your equipment. This will help us avoid unnecessary technical issues and interruptions. To test your equipment, follow these steps.

  1. Go to the Zoom test room link: and join the test meeting
  2. Once in the meeting, click on the little up arrow beside the microphone icon (bottom-left of screen). Next, click on Audio Settings
  3. Click on Test Speaker, then on Test Mic to make sure your speakers and microphone are working properly
  4. Next, click on the Video button in the left-hand sidebar of the Settings Verify that you can see yourself. If not, select your camera from the dropdown to activate it.
  5. Close out of the settings and the meeting

If you encountered any technical issues with your audio and video or problems connecting to the Zoom meeting, reach out to _______ for technical assistance prior to our first class meeting.