How to Get Started with Zoom

Zoom is the virtual platform you will use to attend your Simulation Sessions. The following resources will help you assess and identify the system requirements to set-up Zoom on your personal operating system (computer, laptop, tablet).

Equipment Requirements

  • An internet connection — broadband wired or wireless (3G or 4G/LTE).
  • Headset with a microphone — built-in or USB plug-in or wireless Bluetooth.
  • Webcam or HD webcam — built-in or USB plug-in.

Getting Started on:

  • Windows 7, 8, 8.1 or 10; Windows Vista, XP macOS X with macOS 10.7 or later.
  • iOS, iPadOS, and Android.
  • Chrome OS.

Zoom App Downloads

Although you can join Zoom platform in your browser without installing the Zoom app or creating a Zoom account, specific Zoom features, required for Simulation, are limited. To join Simulation Sessions, you are required to create a Zoom account and install one of the following:

  • Zoom Desktop Client — is available for Windows and macOS.
  • Mobile App — is available for Android and iOS.

Important Notes

  • Visit Zoom to review supported devices and to view comparison of features.
  • Humber Support is not provided for Chrome OS or tablets as functionality is limited.


  • Unstable Wi-fi? Use an ethernet cable to strengthen your internet connection.