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Zoom Waiting Room and Passcode FAQ’s – How to See if an Existing Meeting has a Passcode
Log in to tufts. Select Meetings in the left-hand navigation menu. Joining a Meeting Alternative Host Follow these directions if someone else scheduled the Zoom meeting and listed you as an Alternative Host.
Option 1: The Zoom Alternative Host Email If someone listed you as an Alternative Host for a meeting, you likely received an email notification from Zoom with a link to the meeting. Click Join a Meeting in the top menu. Enter the Meeting ID number and click Join.
You will also be asked to provide the meeting passcode. Joining a Meeting Participants. Joining via a Link If you are provided with a link to a Zoom meeting, you can simply click on it when it is time to join.
Click Join a Meeting at the top of the page. You may be asked to provide your name and a meeting passcode. Joining by Phone Maybe you don’t need the video portion of a meeting or you are unable to join on a computer. Dial in to one of the Zoom call-in numbers. These can be found in the meeting invitation. When prompted, enter the Meeting ID number and passcode.
Authenticating with Tufts Credentials for “Internal” Meetings. If you get a message in your internet browser e. Chrome or Firefox asking how you would like to proceed, click the Open Zoom option.
The Zoom desktop application will open. Click Sign In to Join. Then click Continue. Log in with your Tufts username e. You will also need to complete DUO two-factor authentication. Another browser tab will open. Click the Open Zoom option. Attendees who click the link in the invite to join will not have to enter the passcode. If an attendee enters the meeting ID into their Zoom application or online to join, they will have to locate and type the passcode to join the meeting.
When adding a passcode after a meeting invite has been sent, you MUST re-send the invite so participants receive the passcode to join the meeting. Whether you are using the Zoom plugin for Outlook, the Zoom desktop application, or in the Zoom web portal, you can add a passcode to a new meeting during scheduling. Select Require meeting password and enter the code, which will then appear in the meeting invite.
A participant dialing in will not be required to enter the passcode unless that feature is turned on by the host. Zoom does not require a strong passcode. A simple word or series of digits is acceptable for a meeting passcode — the more complex the passcode, the more difficult it will be for attendees who have to type it in to join your Zoom session.
Click Save at the bottom of the window Your meeting invitation will include the passcode.
Joining a Meeting Hosts and Alternative Hosts. This option is located in the scheduling form. To add a passcode to a previously-scheduled meeting, locate the meeting in your Zoom desktop application or in your Zoom web portal:. Select Meetings in the left-hand navigation menu.