The Zoom Firefox Add-On allows participants to schedule Zoom cloud meetings directly from their Google Calendar. With a click of a button, you can start an instant meeting or schedule future meetings. The meeting URL and information is sent via a Google Calendar invitation so the attendee can join with a single-click.
This article covers:
- Mozilla Firefox 48.0 or later on PC or Mac
- Zoom account linked to a Google Account
Installing the Firefox Add-on
- Navigate to the Firefox Add-ons and search for Zoom Scheduler.
- Click Add to Firefox.
- Review the permission and accept by clicking Add.
Using the Firefox Add-on
The Zoom Firefox add-on will install a button on your Firefox browser. Clicking on the button will open the Zoom Firefox add-on. Click Sign In with Google to get started.
You will be prompted to either login to your Google account or selected an associated Google account.
Logging in will bring you to the Zoom Scheduler dashboard, as seen below:
Hovering over Start a Meeting, will provide the options to start an instant meeting With Video Off or With Video On.
Selecting mail will take you to your Zoom profile.
Selecting the gear icon will open the set of options that can be set when scheduling a meeting.
Note: Your scheduler settings are synced from the Zoom web portal.
Options include scheduling on behalf of another user and using your Personal Audio Conference.
A meeting will be created based on your choices and all the information needed will be populated in the Calendar invite fields as seen below. This will be generated after selecting Schedule Meeting.
Scheduling a Meeting from Google Calendar
You can also make any Google Calendar event a Zoom meeting. Once you have created the calendar event within Google Calendar, you will see the Make it a Zoom meeting button within the options on your calendar invite.