Zoom meetings have become a popular way for people to connect and collaborate remotely. Whether you are joining a meeting for work or school, Zoom is easy to use and provides great features such as screen sharing, video recordings, chat functions, surveys, polls and more.
By joining a Zoom test meeting, you can ensure that your upcoming Zoom meetings run smoothly. You can familiarize yourself with the platform and see how it works, check your internet connection, become familiar with Zoom’s features, and test & adjust your audio settings and test video settings before joining an actual meeting.
In this blog post, we’ll walk you through how to join a test Zoom meeting so that you can get comfortable using the platform before joining a live meeting. So let’s get started!
Prerequisites For Joining A Test Meeting on Zoom
- A computer or mobile device with an internet connection
- Zoom desktop client (if using a laptop or PC)
- Zoom mobile app (if using a tablet or phone)
- An account on the Zoom platform, either free or paid
- The link for the meeting you wish to join
How Do I Start A Test Zoom Meeting?
Once you have the prerequisites in place, follow the steps below to have a test Zoom meeting:
1. Go to the Zoom Test Meeting webpage at http://zoom.us/test and click the Join button. You’ll be redirected to a page where you can launch the meeting from your browser.
- If you have the Zoom desktop client installed, click at “Open Zoom.us” option to launch the meeting.
- If not, then download the Zoom desktop client and install it on your laptop or PC.
- If you don’t want to install the Zoom desktop client, click the “Join from your browser” option.
2. After the meeting launches, you’ll be asked to select your audio and video settings.
3. Select your microphone, speakers and camera settings from the drop-down menus or click No if you don’t want to use them for this meeting.
4. Click Join with Computer Audio when done.
5. You’ll be able to test your speakers by hearing a ringtone. If you don’t hear anything, adjust your settings and try again.
7. When finished testing, click Leave Meeting in the upper right corner to exit the test meeting.
We hope this blog post has given you the information needed to create a test Zoom meeting with ease, as well as troubleshoot any issues you may encounter along the way. With these tips in hand, all that’s left for you to do now is practice using Zoom before joining or hosting your next virtual event! Good luck!