Remote Meetings - Zoom Instructions

The Town of Falmouth is currently using the Zoom conferencing systems for essential meetings during the COVID-19 crises.  While all essential meetings will be broadcast live on FCTV, all public interaction must be done through the Zoom interface, namely the chat function.

Each meeting will have a web address that desktop and laptop users can click to start the Zoom application

For directions on how to download and start the application on your desktop, please view this short video: 

Instructions for Participating

As an attendee in the webinar, you can chat with other attendees, panelists(including the host), depending on what chat permissions the webinar host has allowed.

  1. As an attendee, Chat will be in the controls at the bottom of your screen.
  2. When you click on chat, the chat window will appear. It will be on the right if you are not in full screen. If you are in full screen, it will appear in a window that you can move around your screen.
  3. Type your message and press Enter to send it.
    • You can also select who you would like to send the message to by clicking on the drop down next to To:.

    • When you receive a chat message, you will receive a notification at the bottom of your screen if you do not currently have the chat window open.

    • If the host has disabled Attendee chat, you will still be able to view messages sent by the host and other panelists.

These instructional contents taken from the Zoom support website located here: