Signing into Zoom Using Google Authentication with Duo

The University's Zoom licensing requires us to authenticate to it using our UNI Google accounts. This process now requires the use of your Duo second factor in order to successfully authenticate.

If you are already logged into your Google account in the default web browser on the computer you are trying to access Zoom from, then you should be taken right into the Zoom application interface. However, if you aren't logged into your UNI Google account already, you may need to follow these steps in order to successfully authenticate to the Zoom web conferencing software.

Step 1: Launch the Zoom software on your computer and click sign in.

zoom default launch screen click log in


Step 2: Click Sign In with Google

Zoom sign in screen choose to use the Google option


Step 3: You'll be taken to your default web browser to authenticate. Enter your UNI email address and click Next.

enter your UNI email address and click next


Step 4 Enter your CatID login information and click Login.

CatID login screen click login


Step 5: Authenticate to the Duo Prompt. Remember to check the box for remember me for 30 days.

check the box for remember me for 30 days at the duo prompt


Step 6: Your browser will attempt to relaunch Zoom, now authenticated using your UNI Google account information. 

In Firefox, click Open Link

Firefox make sure to click Open Link


In Google Chrome, click Open Zoom Meetings

in google chrome click launch zoom meetings


You should now be authenticated into Zoom and able to join your meetings!

zoom standard interface

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