Creating a Free Zoom Account

In this topic, we will be focusing on creating a free zoom account. Just a reminder from the previous topic, here are the features for Zoom Free:

  • You can hold an unlimited number of meetings
  • Online group meetings with multiple participants are capped at 40 minutes in length
  • Meetings can’t be recorded.

Creating a Free Zoom Account

To sign up for your own free account, visit the Zoom sign-up page and enter your email address. You will receive an email from Zoom ( In this email, click Activate Account

You can sign in to your Zoom account on the web at any time, at Once you’re logged in, use the panel on the left side to navigate the Zoom web portal. You can update your profile, schedule a meeting, edit your settings, and more. 

Watch the video tutorial below on how to create a free Zoom account.

Creating a free Zoom account | Video Credit: That Office Guy

Join an Existing Zoom Account

If you are being invited to an existing account, you will receive an email from Zoom ( Once you receive this email, click Accept the Request.

Accepting the invitation to the other account will transfer your profile details (name, profile picture, time zone, etc), scheduled meetings and webinars, cloud recordings, IM history, contacts, and settings, but will not transfer any reports. It is advised that you access and download any reports you may need before accepting the invite. You have 30 days to accept the invite before it expires.