Getting Started with Android

This article gives a summary of the features available on Android. Using the Zoom Cloud Meetings app on Android, you can join meetings, chat with contacts, and view a directory of contacts.

Downloading and Installing

Download and install the “Zoom Cloud Meetings” app (available on Google Play).

Sign in and Join

Open the Zoom app and click “Sign In” to log into your account to access all features. You can also join a meeting without signing in.

*Tap the gear icon to access basic meeting settings if you join without signing in.

To sign in to your Walsh College Zoom account, click on the “SSO” button at the bottom of the screen, then enter “walshcollege” as the company domain.

Then you will enter your Walsh College log in credentials and click “Sign In”.

*If you have any issues with your Walsh College account, please contact the helpdesk at (248) 823-1350, or

Meet & Chat

After signing in, tap “Meet & Chat” for these meeting features:

You also have access to these chat features:

  • Plus icon : Start a one-on-one chat with a contact.
  • Star icon : View and start a chat with your starred contracts and channels.


Select the Contacts tab to view and manage your contacts.

  • Directory tab: Tap the contact’s to start a one-on-one chat with them.
  • Channels tab: View a list of starred, public, and private channels.
  • Zoom Rooms tab: View a list of Zoom Rooms. Tap a Zoom Room to start a meeting with it.
  • Plus icon : Add a custom contact or create a new channel for group messaging.


Select the Settings tab to view meeting and chat settings.

  • Tap your name to change your profile picture, name, and password.
  • Contacts: Find phone contacts that are using Zoom, and approve contact requests.
  • Meeting: Change settings for enabling/disabling your microphone, speaker, or video when you join a meeting.
  • Notifications: Change when Zoom notifies you of new messages.
  • Phone (only visible if you have Zoom Phone): View your direct phone number and company number.
  • Chat: Enable or disable link preview in chat messages.
  • About Zoom: View the app version and send feedback.