If you have zoom on your computer – check that you are running that latest version, by clicking on your image, and from the drop down menu selecting ‘Check for updates’

To start zoom go to the website https://zoom.us/ and click My Account in the top right corner.

Enter the username and password

On the left menu bar click on Webinars. Make sure the tab ‘Upcoming Webinars’ is selected. Identify the webinar that you are hosting today. Click on the button labelled Start


A ‘Open Zoom Meetings’ dialogue box will open. Select the button labelled Open Zoom Meetings. The Zoom webinar window opens.

When you are ready to broadcast (at 4pm) – select the button labelled Broadcast. Attendees will start to filter into the webinar.

Click on the Participants icon on the bottom menu bar. The Participants dialogue box opens. Click on the Attendees’ tab. Hover over their name and on the right side click the blue button labelled more, and select Panelist, to change them to a Panelist.

During the webinar, watch for more attendees arriving.

Watch for Zoom Bombers and be ready to remove them.


Click the red button labelled End, to end the meeting.