Zoom: Schedule Meeting in Desktop App

View your Zoom - Schedule a meeting with the Zoom app instructions in this brief video or take a look at the step by step instructions below.


Select the Schedule icon in the Zoom desktop app.

Desktop Client Schedule

On the Schedule a Meeting dialogue box, the following fields are required:

  • Start date and time
  • Duration
  • Meeting password and/or Enable waiting room

Then select Schedule.

Note: You can schedule a recurring meetings by placing a check in the Recurring meeting box.

Desktop App Scheduling Options

Zoom will then open an Outlook calendar invite to finish and send the invite.

Zoom Meeting Invite

NOTICE: If you have a Zoom account, be sure to contact the IT@Sam Service Desk before changing your primary email address (e.g. alias email) so we can assist you with the switchover.