Zoom for All

A general guide on how to join a Zoom meeting on Windows, Mac, and Mobile devices. You can also watch this video here on how to join a Zoom meeting.


How to Sign-In to Zoom using DOE credentials


From a Computer


  • Go to nycdoe.zoom.us (Open external link)
  • You'll see three buttons. Choose the bottom one labeled "Sign-In"

  • NYCDOE Zoom Sign in Options

    The DOE single-sign on page will appear:

    A screenshot of The NYC DOE’s Single Sign On (SSO) screen with two fields: one for the username and one for the password.  In addition, there are links to reset the user’s password if it’s been forgotten.
    • Sign in with your DOE credentials (@nycstudents.net, @schools.nyc.gov, or @doeexternal.nyc)
    • You're in!



    Zoom on desktop application (Windows, Mac)


    Screenshot showing that everything except the "SSO" button is crossed out in red.  The "SSO" is highlighted in yellow, signifying that this is the only process one should use to sign in via the mobile app.
    • Select the "Sign in with SSO" button at the top of the right-hand column.
    • Type "nycdoe" in the blank field.
    Screenshot showing two fields, one blank and one pre-populated with ".zoom.us"
    • Select the "continue" button. It will take you to the NYC DOE's Single Sign On Page.
    A screenshot of The NYC DOE’s Single Sign On (SSO) screen with two fields: one for the username and one for the password.  In addition, there are links to reset the user’s password if it’s been forgotten.
    • Sign in with your DOE credentials (@nycstudents.net, @schools.nyc.gov, or @doeexternal.nyc)
    • You'll see the "This site is trying to open Zoom meetings" screen. Select the "Open" button.
    A screenshot of Zoom launching page that displays instructions on how to initiate the ZOOM application by clicking the "Open" button.
    • You're in!
    • You'll get the application's meetings landing page. You can now navigate throughout the app using the top menu,
      schedule a new meeting, or join an existing meeting.



    Zoom on Chrome OS (Chromebooks)


    Sign in and join

    After launching Zoom, Sign in with SSO. Enter "NYCDOE" into the blank field for company domain.

    Sign in with SSO
    • Select the "continue" button. You will be brought to the DOE sign-in page.
    A screenshot of The NYC DOE’s Single Sign On (SSO) screen with two fields: one for the username and one for the password.  In addition, there are links to reset the user’s password if it’s been forgotten.
    • Sign in with your DOE credentials (@nycstudents.net, @schools.nyc.gov, or @doeexternal.nyc)

    Start a meeting

    After signing in, you will see the Start a meeting tab, where you can click these options:

    Start a Zoom meeting using Video




    Zoom on Mobile App (iPad/iPhone/Android)

    Video Tutorials How to Sign-In to Zoom App

    How to Sign-In to Zoom App



    OR
    • Launch the Zoom mobile application.
    • Click "Sign-In". The App's "Sign In" screen will display. Select the "Sign in with SSO" button.

    • A screenshot of the Zoom mobile app "Sign In", displaying that the SSO, button as the first of three choices, above "Google" and "Facebook."

      • Enter "NYCDOE" into the blank field.

      A screenshot of The NYC DOE’s Single Sign On (SSO) screen with two fields: one for the username and one for the password.  In addition, there are links to reset the user’s password if it’s been forgotten.

      • Tap "Continue".
      • You will be brought to the DOE sign-in page.
      A screenshot of The NYC DOE’s Single Sign On (SSO) screen with two fields: one for the username and one for the password.  In addition, there are links to reset the user’s password if it’s been forgotten.
      • Sign in with your DOE credentials (@nycstudents.net,  @schools.nyc.gov or @doeexternal.nyc)
      • You're in!



    Join From Web Browser/Email/Calendar Invitation


      • First, make sure you have configured your account in Zoom and login using @nycstudents.net or @schools.nyc.gov
        • Follow the directions above for "Using a Computer."
        • If you don't, you may get an error message saying that your account is not valid.
      • Once you've done that, click on the Zoom meeting link in the meeting invite. The following screen will appear:
      A screenshot of a Zoom meeting invite that displays links to launch a Zoom meeting. It also shows meeting call-in phone numbers.
      • If you have Zoom installed on your computer, Select "Allow"
      • If you do not have the Zoom app installed on your computer or device, deeper on the screen you'll see "Join from your browser." Use this to join the meeting.
      A screenshot of the Zoom launching page that displays instructions on how to start a ZOOM application. In addition there are options to download and run Zoom as a separate application. At the bottom of the screen is the choice to "Join from your browser." This last is highlighted to show it is the choice discussed in the directions.
      • If joining from a mobile device, you will be prompted to download the Zoom app before accessing the meeting.
      • You're in! Enjoy the meeting!