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Desktop videoconferencing makes it easy for you to participate in videoconferences without needing to go to a purpose-built room or purchase expensive equipment.

Information Technology Services (ITS) provides access and support for the free Zoom desktop videoconferencing service.

About Zoom videoconferencing

Zoom desktop videoconferencing is available to use on Windows, Mac OS, Linux, Android, and iOS operating systems. Zoom provides a high quality video, audio and screen-sharing experience.

Zoom can be used for:

  • online meetings
  • group messaging
  • conferences

Please see the Zoom helpsite for more information about Zoom.

Accessing Zoom

Sign in to Zoom using your University staff username and password.

The Zoom Plug-in for Outlook available to download from the Zoom website installs a button on the Microsoft Outlook tool bar to enable you to start or schedule a meeting with one click.

Getting help with Zoom

If you need help getting started or using Zoom videoconferencing, please:

The About eConferencing and Meetings page has other conferencing options offered by ITS.

Do you have a question? Please visit the AskOtago Service Portal for questions about Zoom desktop videoconferencing.

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