Zoom Webinar FAQ

Updated: Dec 15, 2020

How do I register for an RHS event? Registration is required to attend Saturday Speaker Series programs, and membership events. You must register to receive the meeting link. Upcoming events can be found at www.redmondhistoricalsociety.org/rhs-events. Listings will include a link for registration, simply submit your name and email address. If you are unable to register, please contact our office at info@redmondhistoricalsoicety.org or 425-885-2919 for assistance.

How do I join the webinar? After submitting your registration, you will receive an email confirmation containing a link to the webinar. To join, select "Click here to join" at the scheduled start time. This will open Zoom in a new window and prompt you to launch the program. If you have not previously installed Zoom on your computer, you may want to allow a few minutes for any additional setup.

When does the webinar start?

Start times will be included in listings at www.redmondhistoricalsociety.org/rhs-events and in your confirmation email. The Redmond Historical Society may also send an email reminder to registrants to make sure event information is easily accessible. If you have joined a meeting prior to the scheduled start time or if the host has not yet started the event - you may receive the following message, though no further action is needed:

What equipment do I need?

Joining a webinar does not require you to have a camera or microphone. However, you will need an internet or phone connection, and a speaker or headphones to hear the presentation. You can join on your computer, but if you would prefer to use the mobile app or dial in to the webinar, please read below.

How do I join the Webinar using my phone?

If preferred, attendees may join using the Zoom mobile app, or by calling in to the webinar session. To call in to the webinar sessions, dial the phone number provided in your confirmation email and enter the webinar ID and passcode when prompted.

Do I have to download anything?

If you have not previously set up Zoom on your device, you will be prompted to download and install the Zoom desktop application or mobile app as appropriate.

Are Zoom Webinars safe and secure? Zoom stores some basic information such as your email address. However, company name, phone number, and a profile picture are all optional to provide. Zoom does not sell your information to advertisers. Zoom does not monitor your meetings or its contents.

More information about Zoom's privacy and security policies is available at zoom.us/docs/en-us/privacy-and-security.html

How do I mute/unmute?