Enabling your UM System Zoom account in a Canvas site

Instructors wanting to use their UM System Zoom account in their Canvas site will need to enable the Zoom button in the site's course navigation menu.

  1. Log in with your username and password to Canvas.
  2. Click on the Canvas site where you want to use Zoom.
  3. On the course navigation menu, click the Settings button.
  4. Click on the Navigation tab (See Fig. 1).
    red arrow pointing to the navigation tab in course settingsFigure 1: Click on the Navigation tab on the top of the page.
  5. Locate the Zoom button on the lower half of the page (See Fig 2).
    red arrow pointing at zoom in the item listFigure 2: Locate the Zoom button.
  6. Click on the More icon (three stacked dots) and select the Enable option from the drop-down list (See Fig. 3).
    red arrow pointing to enable in the zoom optionsFigure 3: Select Enable to move the button to the top section of the page.
  7. The button is now enabled.
  8. Optionally, position the button where you want it to appear in the course navigation menu. Click and drag the button to the new location.
  9. Click the Save button on the bottom of the page.

If you already have scheduled Zoom meetings from a different Zoom account, you will need to recreate them in your Zoom button.


Modified on: Wed, Mar 9, 2022 at 11:46 AM

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