Zoom profile settings

For students on how to change Zoom profile settings and other preferences.

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Access Profile settings

  1. Select the Zoom app, then select Sign In
  2. Select Sign in with SSO.
  3. Enter the domain name as waikato, then select Continue.
  4. Sign in with your normal university username and password.  A Zoom window should now open.
  5. To reach the Settings panel, select your profile photo located at the top right of the Zoom window. This may just show your initials.
  6. Select Settings.
  7. Select Profile.
  8. Select  Edit my profile. This will redirect you to the Zoom settings on your browser.

Change your Profile Photo

Note: First follow steps 1-5  in Access Profile Settings (above).  Your version of Zoom may have My Profile or Change my picture as drop-down menu options, or you can keep going with steps 6-8 above.

  1. Hover over the profile photo and select the photo.
  2. Drag and drop or browse for an image to update your profile photo. Here you can crop your image too.
  3. Once the image has been selected and cropped to your liking, select Save at the bottom right.

Change your Profile Name

Note: First follow steps 1-8  in Access Profile Settings (above).

  1. Next to your name, on the far right, select Edit.
  2. Change your name by typing in a new name under First Name and Last Name.
  3. You can also change your Display Name. This is the name that other participants can see in a Zoom meeting.

Other Settings

You can find advice on other settings in the Zoom support pages.

Calendar Integration

You can add an individual meeting to Google Calendar by selecting Google Calendar when you schedule a meeting. This takes you to the Calendar app where you can edit details and invite guests.  You can also add Zoom extensions to Google Chrome and Gmail.Note: For more information, and if you would like to sync Zoom with Google Calendar, see Google Calendar integration.