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Updating the Zoom Desktop Client

This article covers how to update your Zoom desktop client.

1. Open your Zoom desktop app. Click on your avatar. Then, select Check for Updates.

Check for Updates in Zoom menu

Do you see Check for Updates in your menu?

Update your Zoom client with the following steps:

1. If you are already on the most current version of Zoom, a prompt will appear to confirm that your client is up to date.
You are up to date prompt
2. If you are not on the most current version of Zoom, a prompt will appear to let you know there is an update available. A progress bar will show up as the update loads.
Update available prompt loading
3. After the update loads, an Update button will appear. Click Update.
Update available prompt with Update button
4. Keep the prompt open to install the updates.
Installing updates window
5. When the installation is complete, a pop up will appear near the top of the Zoom screen confirming that the client has been successfully updated.
Client successfully updated prompt

You will need to uninstall your current Zoom client and download the new version.

1. Uninstall your current version of Zoom.
2. Log in to your campus portal and click Zoom.
Zoom link in campus portal
3. Click on Zoom Download Center.
CSUF Zoom webpage
4. Click the Download button underneath Zoom Desktop Client to download the Zoom Installer.
Zoom Download Center webpage
5. Open the Zoom Installer. A prompt will open to initialize the installation.
Zoom Installer
6. When the installation is complete, a message will appear to confirm that the installation was successful. Click Done.

Checking Automatically keep Zoom desktop client up to date will keep your client updated.

Installation was successful prompt

Need More Help?

Faculty/Staff - contact the IT Help Desk at [email protected] or 657-278-7777.

Students - contact the Student IT Help Desk at [email protected] or 657-278-8888.

Congratulations, you are done!