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Getting Started with Android Follow


This article gives a summary of the features available on Android. Using the Zoom Cloud Meetings app on Android, you can join meetings, chat with contacts, and view a directory of contacts.

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Sign in and Join

Open the Zoom app and sign in to your account to access all features.

You can also join a meeting without signing in. Tap the gear icon to access basic meeting settings if you join without signing in.

Meet & Chat

After signing in, tap Meet & Chat for these meeting features:

You also have access to these chat features:

  • Plus icon : Start a one-on-one chat with a contact.
  • Star icon : View and start a chat with your starred contacts and channels.


Tap Phone to use Zoom Phone features.

Note: Zoom Phone license required.


Tap Contacts to list all your contacts and add new ones.

  • Directory tab: Tap the contact's to start a one-on-one chat with them.
  • Channels tab: View a list of starred, public, and private channels.
  • Zoom Rooms tab: View a list of Zoom Rooms. Tap a Zoom Room to start a meeting with it.
  • Plus icon : Add a custom contact or create a new channel for group messaging.


Tap Settings to view meeting and chat settings.

  • Tap your name to change your profile picture, name, and password.
  • Contacts: Find phone contacts that are using Zoom, and approve contact requests.
  • Meeting: Change settings for enabling/disabling your microphone, speaker, or video when you join a meeting.
  • Notifications: Change when Zoom notifies you of new messages.
  • Phone (only visible if you have Zoom Phone): View your direct phone number and company number.
  • Chat: Enable or disable link preview in chat messages.
  • About Zoom: View the app version and send feedback.

Learn more about Zoom settings.