Zoom: Group Chat Tool

The LiveOnline@UT (Zoom) Group Chat tool is available in the Zoom desktop application. Follow the steps below to install the application, log in, and use Zoom Chats.

Create your LiveOnline@UT (Zoom) account and Download/install the Application

  1. Create your LiveOnline@UT (Zoom) account by going to tennessee.zoom.us and select "Create or Edit Account." Enter your NetID and password to log in and create the account.
  2. Log out of the UT Zoom site and then return to tennessee.zoom.us. Select the Download Zoom option on the bottom left. Download and install the application on your device.
  3. Sign in to your LiveOnline@UT (Zoom) account. Select the Zoom icon on the desktop or in the task bar.
    • Select Sign In and then Sign In with SSO (do not sign in with an email address).
    • When prompted, enter the domain name of tennessee and select Continue.
    • Enter your NetID and password and authenticate to complete the log in process.

Start a new Chat or Group Chat

  • After logging into the Zoom desktop application, select the Chat icon.

An example of the Group Chat icon in the Zoom desktop application.

  • Next, select the Plus symbol on the left to start a new individual chat, or to create a new chat channel.

An example of the New Chat icon in the Zoom Group Chat tool.

  • If you are creating a new Chat, search for the recipient by first name, last name in the To field. If you are creating a new Chat Channel, name the channel and then search for and add recipients.



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