Zoom: How to Sign In

Summary

Many Zoom meetings now require you to sign in with your USNH Institution’s username and passphrase before you can access the meeting. This article shows how to sign in to Zoom with your USNH Institution’s Single Sign On (SSO) username and passphrase.  For the best meeting experience, always make sure you sign in to Zoom before starting or joining a meeting.

Content

There are three main ways to log into your Zoom account:

  1. Single Sign On (via Web Browser)
  2. Zoom Client for Meetings (Desktop App)
  3. Zoom Mobile App (Smartphone & iPad)
     

USNH Institution’s Single Sign On (via Web Browser)

If this is your first time using Zoom, we suggest you sign in via your institution’s zoom page: zoom.unh.edu or plymouthstate.zoom.us or https://granite.zoom.us/:

  1. Open a browser window and go to your institution's Zoom page
  2. Click on 'Sign In/My Account' in the upper right corner of the window.  
  3. This will take you to the institution’s Single Sign On (SSO) page.  Sign in with your username and passphrase if prompted.  

You are now signed in to Zoom with this browser.  Click on any meeting link to start or join a meeting.  
 

Zoom Client for Meetings (Desktop App)

Download and install the Zoom application here:  https://zoom.us/download  (Choose Zoom Client for Meetings)

1. Open the Zoom desktop application. PC users should look for Zoom in their Start Menu or applications; Mac users should look for Zoom in their applications folder.

2. If you are not logged into the desktop client, you will be prompted to sign in when you start the application.  Click on the Sign In button.

Zoom Join or Sign in Screen. Sign in is Circled in Red

3. Select Sign In with SSO.

Zoom Sign in Screen. Sign with SSO is circled in red.

4. Enter ‘unh’ or ‘plymouthstate’ as the company domain and click continue.

Zoom company domain text box. unh is type into the text fieldZoom company domain text box. plymouthstate is type into the text field

 

 

5. This will bring you to your institution’s Single Sign On (SSO) page.  Sign in with your username and passphrase if prompted.  

You are now signed in to Zoom.  Click on any meeting link to start or join a meeting.  
 

Zoom Mobile App (for Smartphone & iPad)

1. Download the Zoom Cloud Meetings mobile app from either the Google Play Store on Android or the App Store on iOS.

2. Launch the app. On the Start screen, tap Sign In.

Zoom mobile app login in screen. Sign in is circled in red

3. On the Sign In window, tap SSO.

Zoom sign in page. Sign in with SSO is circled in red

4. Enter ‘unh’ or ‘plymouthstate’ as the company domain and click continue.

Zoom company domain text box. unh is type into the text fieldZoom company domain text box. plymouthstate is type into the text field

5. This will take you to the institution’s Single Sign On (SSO) page.  Sign in with your username and passphrase.  

You will then be brought back to the Zoom app where you will now be signed in.   Click on any meeting link to start or join a meeting

Need additional help?

Please fill out the Zoom Web Conferencing help form with as much detail as possible, or contact the ET&S Help Desk team on your local campus.

Details

Article ID: 2433
Created
Tue 9/22/20 5:53 PM
Modified
Thu 3/11/21 11:38 AM
Applicable Institution(s):
Granite State College (GSC)
Keene State College (KSC)
Plymouth State University (PSU)
University of New Hampshire (UNH)