How to Use Collaborative Whiteboards in Zoom Meetings

How to Use Collaborative Whiteboard in Zoom Meeting

Miro is a collaborative whiteboard app for Zoom Meetings, and I’ll show you how to use it in this article. Zoom recently established a marketplace for third-party apps to be added and integrated into meetings.

There are many apps available which you can download and use in the middle of a meeting. Miro is now available on Zoom and can be installed and used with just a few clicks.

Also read: How to Share Screen in Zoom Meeting

Miro is a popular whiteboard app that allows users to create whiteboards using templates and collaborate with others. In Zoom meetings, you can create mind maps or collaborate on canvas with just a few clicks. This will open a Miro window at that location, allowing you to sketch or pin anything to the canvas.

Miro is a useful tool because it differs from a regular whiteboard. It has unlimited canvases, comments, video embedding, mouseover collaboration, 20+ workflow connections, and more. You can develop user stories or customer journey maps, roadmaps or sprint planning, retro and much more using all features of Miro.

How to Use Collaborative Whiteboards in Zoom Meetings

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To be able to use collaborative whiteboards in Zoom Meeting, first start by creating a free account at Miro website. And once you do that, you also have to install Zoom by going to the Zoom marketplace and then simply searching for it.

Or, you can download it from here to add it to Zoom. It will ask you to authorize your Zoom account, so do that and you are done.

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Now, you can host a meeting and whenever you want to use the whiteboard, you can simply open the newly added Apps section in the meeting window. Here you will find the newly installed Miro app and launch it from here.

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Although, you can use it without registering, but I suggest you to log in to your Miro account. In this way, you can write the board which is here and save the changes back. And of course, you can also create new boards.

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Finally, you select the board and then click on the button “Send” to send it to participants and they can join you on the canvas. You can see the cursor of all the users who have joined the whiteboard, and then you are free to do whatever you want. Even all this can be done while you are on a Zoom call.

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Also read: How to Share Audio Video in Zoom Meetings

In this way, you can use this handy whiteboard in Zoom for demonstration purposes. You can have all Miro tools and features right inside Zoom, and it also offers an excellent user experience.

If you are a free Zoom user and looking for a whiteboard that you can use collaboratively, then Miro is the right choice. Just install Miro and it will definitely make things easier. The free plan is quite suitable for small teams. And I think it’s an app that you must have on Zoom during team meetings and planning.

That’s how to use a collaborative whiteboard in Zoom Meeting. I hope this article helped you! Thank you for visiting and don’t forget if you find this article useful, please share it with your friends too.

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