Zoom Video Conferencing

Zoom is an online video conferencing application with user-friendly interface and powerful features to cover a wide variety of uses.  Zoom is now available for free to all NorthTec students.

Installing Zoom for PC/ Mac

  1. Go to: https://zoom.us/download
  2. Download “Zoom Client for Meetings”
  3. Open the downloaded file and install the program

Installing Zoom for iOS/iPad OS

  1. Install “ZOOM Cloud Meetings” from the App Store

Installing Zoom for Android

  1. Install “ZOOM Cloud Meetings” from the Play Store 

Signing into Zoom

  1. Open the Zoom app
  2. Click “Sign In”
  3. Click “Sign In with SSO”
  4. Type “northtec” in the field and click “Continue” 
  5. It will ask for an email address. Please type [studentID]@northtec.ac.nz (e.g 20000000@northtec.ac.nz) and click “Next”. Note that this is not a real email address but a way to identify that you have a NorthTec account.
  6. Type your NorthTec password and click “Sign In” 
    If you have not changed your password before, your default NorthTec network password will be your birthdate in such format: ddMmmyyyy example 1Jan1970.​
  7. If any prompts ask to open “zoom.us” please approve them.
  8. Click “Launch Zoom” if Zoom has not already signed in.

 For user guides and video tutorials on how to operate Zoom please go to: https://support.zoom.us