How to Zoom – Downloading and Installing the Zoom Application prior to your first Zoom Meeting.

This FAQ has been developed for use by the Bates College Community

To ensure a pleasant experience with your first Zoom Meeting, we highly encourage individuals to download and install the Zoom Application beforehand. 

To download and install the Zoom Application:

  • Go to and from the Download Center, click on the Download button under “Zoom Client For Meetings”.
    • This application will automatically download when you start your first Zoom Meeting.

  • Once the download is complete, proceed with installing the Zoom application onto your computer.

If you experience any problems with performing the Zoom Client for Meetings installation, please contact the Bates College IT Help Desk.



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