Use Zoom For Remote Support

To use Zoom for remote support, follow these steps:


  1. Download and Install Zoom: Visit the Zoom website ( and download the Zoom Client for Meetings or the Zoom Desktop Client for your computer. Alternatively, you can download the Zoom app from the App Store or Google Play Store for mobile devices.


  1. Sign up for an Account: If you don’t already have a Zoom account, you will need to sign up for a free account. You can sign up using your email address or use your Google or Facebook account.


  1. Schedule a Meeting: Once you have a Zoom account, log in to the Zoom website or open the Zoom desktop client or mobile app. Click on the “Schedule a Meeting” or “New Meeting” button to set up a meeting session.


  1. Configure Meeting Settings: In the meeting setup window, you can configure various settings such as the meeting topic, date, time, and duration. You can also choose to enable video and audio options and select additional meeting options based on your requirements.


  1. Generate Meeting ID and Link: After configuring the settings, click on the “Save” or “Schedule” button. Zoom will generate a unique Meeting ID and a link that you can share with the person you want to provide remote support to.


  1. Share the Meeting Details: Share the Meeting ID and link with the person you want to support. You can send it via email, instant messaging, or any other communication method.


  1. Start the Meeting: At the scheduled time, start the Zoom meeting by clicking on the provided link or by entering the Meeting ID manually. You may need to provide your Zoom account credentials if prompted.


  1. Establish Remote Control: Once the meeting has started, the person you are supporting can join the meeting using the link or Meeting ID. They can then grant you remote control access by clicking on the “Remote Control” or “Share Screen” button in the Zoom meeting window. This will allow you to view and control their screen.


  1. Provide Remote Support: With remote control access established, you can now view their screen and assist them with troubleshooting or providing support. You can use Zoom’s screen sharing and annotation features to guide the person through the necessary steps.


  1. End the Meeting: After the remote support session is complete, click on the “End Meeting” button to close the session. You can also choose to save a recording of the session if required.


Remember: Communicate effectively. Provide clear instructions throughout the process. Ensure both you and the person you’re supporting have a stable internet connection for a smooth remote support experience.