Sharing and Using Your Webcam Video with Zoom

On a Mac or a PC

To share your video with the other attendees of the meeting, choose the webcam that you want to use by clicking on the up arrow next to the “Start Video” icon.

Once you have selected the correct webcam, click on the “Start Video” icon.

Your webcam is now active and is being shared with everyone on the Zoom meeting.

On an Apple iOS and Android device

To share your video with the other attendees of the meeting, tap on the “Start Video” icon. (if the screen appears to be blank, just tap on the screen to see the options).

On Apple Devices

On Android Devices

On both devices types, you will get a “permission warning” or error.

On Apple Devices
On Android Devices

This message is due to Zoom not having permission to access your camera so that it can use it for video.

On Apple Devices: To fix this, go to the main menu on your iOS device, select the “Settings” icon, then choose “Privacy”, then choose “Camera”. Tap on the slider next to “Zoom” to enable the camera. Once enabled, go back into the Zoom app and try to start the video again.

On Android Devices: Select the “Allow” option when prompted.

On Apple Devices
On Android Devices

Now you have joined the meeting with your video-enabled. Reminder, anyone that is connected to the meeting can see you. To stop sharing your video at any time, click on the icon labeled “Stop Video“.

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