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Zoom Participant Guide

Welcome to the LiveOnline@UT (Zoom) Participant resources page. The Participant Guide is available below. Please review the System Requirements section prior to attending your first meeting.

For a quick overview of the current Zoom application status, visit the service status page at

Quick Start Guides

LiveOnline@UT (Zoom) Participant Guide (PDF)
LiveOnline@UT (Zoom) How to Join a Meeting (PDF)

System Requirements

Please review the following System Requirements prior to your first LiveOnline@UT (Zoom) meeting. The information below includes general meeting recommendations, including internet connectivity and processor recommendations, as well as information on supported operating systems, browsers and mobile devices.

If you have any questions please contact us at 865-974-9900 or submit a ticket online at

General Meeting Recommendations:

  • An internet connection – broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE)
  • Speakers and a microphone – built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth
  • Any 1 Ghz single core processor or better
  • A webcam or HD webcam – built-in or USB plug-in
  • Or, a HD cam or HD camcorder with video capture card

Supported Operating Systems include:

  • Mac OS X with MacOS 10.6.8 (Snow Leopard) or later
  • Windows 7, Windows 8 or 8.1, Windows 10

Supported Browsers include:

  • Mac – Safari 5+, Firefox, Chrome
  • Windows – Internet Explorer 7+, Firefox, Chrome, Safari 5+, Opera 12+

Supported Mobile Devices include:

  • iOS and Android devices
  • Blackberry devices
  • Surface PRO 2 running Win 8.1
  • Surface PRO 3 running Win 10


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