Lockdown has led all of us to use more online platforms. Zoom app serves as one of the important applications used to conduct online meetings. In the present day, this app is more used for educational meetings and webinars. Today, let us see how to use the Zoom app on Samsung Smart TV.
Table of Contents
- 1 What is the Zoom app?
- 2 Features of Zoom
- 3 How to Install Zoom App on Samsung Smart TV?
- 4 Troubleshoot Zoom Not Working on Samsung Smart TV
- 5 Final verdict
- 6 FAQ
What is the Zoom app?
Zoom app is one of the important video conferencing apps. Zoom app is developed by Zoom Video Communications, Inc. (American Communication Technology Company). Further, the users are provided with various added features. And these special features make the app more prominent (for instance filters, background settings, voice control, and so on). In addition, there are various subscription plans. Moreover, the users can access free meetings for 40 minutes with almost 100 participants but chargeable after that.
Features of Zoom
#1. The app provides the user with a user friendly platform.
#2. Users can access the best video quality in Zoom.
#3. Also the users can screen share on Zoom.
#4. In addition, the users can also access filters and background settings during the meetings.
#5. Moreover, the users can record the meetings conducted.
How to Install Zoom App on Samsung Smart TV?
Zoom app is not available on Samsung Smart TV. However, this app can be accessed by screen mirroring on the Samsung Smart TV. In addition, the users can make use of apps and devices like Chromecast to cast the app on the Samsung Smart TV screen. Here, let us see how to screen mirror Zoom from Android and iOS devices. Some methods are given below,
- Smartview app
- SmartThings app
- Chromecast (Using Android, Using iOS device)
How to Screen mirror Zoom to Samsung Smart TV using the Smartview app?
#1. Initially, the user should install the smart view app on Android or iOS device.
#2. Then, the user should connect the device and the Smart TV to the same WiFi connection.
#3. The user will have to enable permission for storage. Then click on “allow“.
#4. And then, the user will be able to see the available devices on the screen. The user should select the Samsung Smart TV.
#5. The user can now open up the preinstalled Zoom app and startup with a new meeting.
And then, the user will be able to see the visuals on the Samsung Smart TV screen.
How to Screen mirror Zoom to Samsung TV using SmartThings app?
#1. Firstly, the user should install the SmartThings app on Android or iOS device.
#2. When the user opens the app it will automatically search for the available devices nearby.
#3. Then, the user should select the Samsung Smart TV from the list of devices available.
#4. Now, the user should select the mobile device with the help of the connection guide.
#5. And after that, the user should select screen sharing or Smart view.
#6. The user should not forget to connect the phone and the Samsung Smart TV on the same network connection.
#7. When the Samsung Smart TV is selected on the SmartThings app there will be a pop-up on the TV screen sharing permission to allow sharing.
#8. There the user must select yes using the TV remote.
#9. Then, the user should select the Smart view option on the app in order to mirror content from the Android or iOS phone to the Samsung Smart TV screen.
#10. And thus, the user can start up the Zoom app on the Android or iOS device.
(Note: Moreover, the users can make use of the phone or tab as the remote for the mirrored content.)
How to Cast Zoom from Android using Chromecast device?
#1. Initially, the user should connect the Chromecast device to the Samsung Smart TV.
#2. Then, the user should take up the device in which the Zoom app is installed.
#3. And then, click on the screencast option on settings.
#4. After that, the user should select the Chromecast device used from the available devices.
#5. Thus, the device will be mirrored. And then the user can open the Zoom app and access it on the Samsung Smart TV.
How to Cast Zoom to Chromecast from iPhone?
#1. iPhone users should install “streamer for Chromecast” (a third-party app to cast Zoom on Samsung Smart TV).
#2. The users should open up the app and click on the cast icon (on top).
#3. Then, the users should select the Chromecast device name.
#4. And then, the users should click connect on the pop-up that appears.
#5. After that, the users should click on the screencast option ( click on the screen mirroring icon).
#6. Now, the users should click on the start broadcasting button. Thus the iPhone screen will be shared.
#7. And thus, the user can open the Zoom app to be accessed on the Samsung Smart TV screen.
Troubleshoot Zoom Not Working on Samsung Smart TV
#1. First of all, the user can try restarting the device ( both the TV and the device used to screen the mirror).
#2. Also, the user can uninstall the app and reinstall it on the device (Android or iOS).
#3. Network speed and internet connectivity matter for the better functioning of the app.
#4. The user should check that the latest version of the app is used.
#5. Also, the user should check that the TV is updated.
And thus, the users can easily access the Zoom meeting app on the Samsung Smart TV screen. Further, users can follow the above-given instruction for the app cannot be installed on Samsung Smart TV. Instead, they can screen mirror Zoom from devices like Android or iPhone, or Tab. Therefore, enjoy using the Zoom app on the widescreen of Samsung Smart TV. Feel the luxury of using video conferencing over Samsung Smart TV.
What are the subscription plans available on Zoom?
Zoom pro costs $14.99/£11.99 per month. And Zoom enterprise costs $19.99/£15.00 per month. Further, the Zoom business costs $ 19.99/£15.99 per month. And the additional Zoom rooms will cost $49/£39 per month. Moreover, to conduct webinars the users should pay $49/£32 per month
How long cloud recordings remain stored?
The recording remains stored for almost 120 days. And after that, the recordings get deleted automatically.