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Scheduling Zoom from within Google Calendar


    • Install the Zoom Extension for Browsers (available for Chrome and Firefox):

    • Shut down and relaunch your browser. You will now see the blue Zoom icon located in the upper right corner of the browser window.
      image of Zoom Camera icon

    • Click on the Zoom icon and sign in using the “sign in with Google” method or the “sign in with SSO” method.

    • You can now create Zoom meetings from within Google calendar by clicking on the “Make it a Zoom meeting” button.
      image of Make it a Zoom Meeting button



Enable Zoom Schedule Options

Zoom Scheduler has the option to show schedule options for each Zoom meeting you schedule within Calendar.

  • Click on the Zoom icon in the upper righthand corner of your Chrome window. It will be below the minimize, full screen, and close buttons.
    • If you do not see a Zoom icon, click on the puzzle piece in the same area. This will show all of your extensions.                        location of Zoom Scheduler extension in Chrome
  • Click on the gear in the upper righthand corner of the Zoom Scheduler box to access settings.                                                  the Zoom Scheduler extension page pointing to settings
  • Zoom Schedule Options will open in a new tab. Set your default options here and scroll down below "Alternative hosts" to select "Allow me to specify meeting options each time."                                           default settings page for Zoom Scheduler
  • Next time you schedule a Zoom meeting in Google Calendar, you will be able to see the scheduling options. Zoom scheduling options in Google Calendar