Using Zoom for an Audio Conference


 

Using Zoom for an Audio Conference

At Princeton anyone can schedule a Zoom Meeting and use the invite details for participants to dial in via audio only over the phone.

Anyone can also use Zoom for a Personal Audio Conferencing (PAC), which allows to host meetings that are strictly Audio Conferencing only.

 

Setting Up the PAC


While logged into CAS with your netid on a browser, navigate to this link

https://princeton.zoom.us/pac

Or on your Princeton Zoom Profile page, select the Personal Audio Conference option on the left navigation pane.

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The users account will likely resemble this initially

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Click to “Enable personal audio conference

Enabling the PAC for the users account will create 2 Audio Conferencing accounts for that user.
From there, the user can choose which meeting id/account to invite others to.

Choosing to “Copy Invitation For Participants” will create the invite that can be pasted into the users scheduling application to be sent out.


The user can further protect their Audio Conferencing meeting by adding a Participant Passcode

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Enabling this Participant Passcode, will all the user to also add a Listen-Only passcode, which will enable participants to join, but not be heard during the conference.

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The host key is listed down at the bottom of the PAC page, but is the same host key as within the Zoom Account.

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Learn More about Scheduling the Personal Audio Conference.

 


Starting the Personal Audio Conference

 

To start the PAC, the host can call into any of the numbers listed as Global Dial-In Numbers and enter the Conference ID, and then the automation will prompt if you are the host, enter your host key followed by a #.
This will start the Conference.

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The host can also start the Conference from the Personal Audio Conferencing page in Zoom.

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This still requires dialing into the Audio Conference numbers, but will allow for the host to have controls from the Web Interface rather than the touchtones on the phone.

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