Joining an Online Meeting

Zoom Meetings

If joining from a computer

  • Go to the Online Meeting Schedule. Find the day and time of the meeting in question and click on the Meeting ID and Passcode (it will be an orange link that is underlined) that is associated with that meeting. You should be sent to the Zoom website. 

  • You can also enter the Meeting ID here: https://zoom.us/join and the Passcode on the next screen that pops up.

  • You can also download the "Zoom Client for Meetings" here: https://zoom.us/download

  • Install the software as per the instructions on your PC and use the Meeting ID and Passcode as per your meeting information to enter the meeting. 

  • The meeting will start once the Convenor (host) opens up the meeting to the attendees. 

 

If joining from a mobile device

  • Please go to the Google Play Store or the Apple App Store, search for "Zoom Cloud Meetings".  It takes just a few minutes to download and install. 

  • AFTER you've installed the app, you can test your connection by using the Chrome Browser on your device (computer, tablet, or smartphone) by going here: https://zoom.us/test

  • Go to the Online Meeting Schedule. Find the day and time of the meeting in question and click (using your finger) on the Meeting ID and Passcode (it will be an orange link that is underlined) that is associated with that meeting. You should be sent directly to the meeting. 

  • The meeting will start once the Convenor (host) opens up the meeting to the attendees. 

 

Calling in by phone

  • On a phone, you also have the option of calling-in using the phone numbers provided by Zoom.

  • Look here for a phone number: https://www.lifering.org/zoom-phone-numbers

  • When prompted, enter the Meeting ID, followed by the # sign.

  • A Passcode is not required.

  • The meeting will start once the Convenor (host) opens up the meeting to the attendees.  

 

Zoom offers this support page with additional information: https://support.zoom.us/hc/en-us/articles/201362193-Joining-a-Meeting

 

You can test your internet connection by going here: https://zoom.us/test

Adobe Connect (Text Meetings)

Adobe Connect is a text-based communication format. It takes place in the LifeRing Chat Room where you use your device (computer, tablet, or smartphone) to read text messages on a screen and to post a message with a keyboard. Meeting days and times are posted here: Online Meeting Schedule. There are currently three meetings that use the Adobe Connect interface.

 

If joining from a computer

  • Open your browser and use this URL for the Adobe Connect LifeRing meeting: https://meet56243352.adobeconnect.com/r3gtmlgthvp/.

  • Your browser will open up to the Adobe Connect screen. "Enter as a Guest” selection. Type in your chat name and Adobe Connect will open up a new window where your meeting will take place.

  • If you are new or Adobe has updated their meeting software, you may be asked to download “Adobe Connect Add-in”.

  • This should automatically be made available to install.

  • Please install it if asked. It’s a quick install over most internet connections.

  • Please click on this link to test your connection once it is installed.

If joining from a mobile device

For any questions, please email; chat@lifering.org.

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