Downloading the Zoom Desktop Client

This article covers how to download the Zoom desktop client and sign in with your account.

NOTE: You must have an active CSUF Zoom account prior to following these steps. Please view the article on activating your account if you have not activated your account.

1. Open your browser to

Web browser address bar with populated

2. Click on the Download button under Zoom Client for Meetings.

Zoom Download Center

3. Once you open the installer, you may see a security warning. Click Run.

Security warning pop-up window with Run button highlighted

4. After the installer finishes, click Sign In.

Zoom client pop-up window with Sign In button highlighted

5. Click Sign In with SSO.

Zoom sign-in screen with Sign In With SSO button highlighted

Click Sign In with SSO to sign in with your CSUF username and password.

NOTE: If you are already signed in to the Zoom web application, you may be automatically signed in to the Zoom desktop client.

6. Enter fullerton as the company domain and then click Continue.

Zoom desktop client sign-in screen
  1. Enter fullerton as the company domain.
  2. Then click Continue.

7. Enter your campus username and password. Then click Sign In.

Campus portal sign in page

8. After a moment, the Zoom client will sign you in and you're ready to go!

Zoom desktop client main screen

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.

View the Zoom Help & Resources article.

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