Zoom

How to Install/Update Your Device

 

Android phones or tablets:
Click below. This will take you to the Google Play Store.



iPhone/iPad phones or tablets:
Click below. This will take you to the Apple App Store.

 

 



Windows PCs/Laptops:
Click below. This will download the Zoominstaller App.

 

 


 

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Setting Up Zoom for Choir Rehearsal

NOTE: These settings are specific to choir rehearsal and musical performances only.

Internet Connection and Location (all devices):

  1. Choose a quiet location – Background noise severely disrupts the  audio quality.

  2. If possible, be on the same floor and close to your Wi-Fi Router. Weak connections will cause your audio to degrade. Connections via Ethernet cable are preferably.

 

Windows PCs/Laptops:

  1. Install/Update Your Device (also see above). 

  2. Go to https://zoom.us/test, then click Join to join a test meeting.

  3. If prompted:

    • Click “Open Zoom Meetings”

    • Allow use of mic and camera

    • Connect To audio and video

  4. When the test meeting starts

    • Click the small arrow (^) next to the microphone, then select Audio Settings:

    • UN-check “Automatically adjust volume”

    • Set the microphone volume (blue dot) to 75% (three-quarters the way up)

    • Set “Suppress Background Noise” to LOW

    • CHECK “Show in-meeting option to Enable Original Sound”

    • CHECK “High Fidelity Audio”

  5. Close the settings box

  6. During Rehearsal, You must do this at the start of EVERY rehearsal. Zoom will NOT remember the below setting.

    • Look in the upper left of your Zoom screen.

    • If you see “Turn on original Sound”, click to turn ON original sound.

    • Confirm the screen now says: “Turn off original sound” (this means original sound IS on).

  7. Click in the corner of the screen to Leave the test meeting. You are ready for rehearsal.

 

iPhone/iPad, Android phones or tablets:

  1. Install/Update Your Device (also see above). 

  2. After installing and opening the app, click the Settings icon 

    • Click Meeting

    • Scroll down to Use Original Sound and turn it ON

    • Exit Settings

  3. During Rehearsal, You must do this at the start of EVERY rehearsal. Zoom will NOT remember the below setting.

    • Tap your screen, then select “More •••”

    • Click “Enable Original Sound” 

    • If you do not see Enable Original Song, leave the meeting and complete step #2.