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This page provides links to software and instructions for Zoom, which is required for all students to utilize to meet with teachers and peers for instruction. 

Notice to Tech Admins: For those using Chromebooks, the “Zoom for Chrome PWA” is separate from the ChromeOS app, and replaced it. According to Zoom, support for ChromeOS apps were to be phased out across all operating systems by November 5, 2022. Tech admins must migrate users from the ChromeOS app to the new Zoom for Chrome PWA. Not doing so could cause students’ Zoom sessions to be abruptly ended when the Respondus Lockdown Browser is launched to take an exam, among other issues.

Notice to Tech Admins: For those using the Zoom Client software, you’ll also want to review the updated ZOOM Software Quarterly Lifecycle Policy.

Installing Zoom for Virtual Arkanas Users
Windows and MacOS use the Zoom Desktop Client software. Chromebooks use the new “Zoom for Chrome PWA” app.

Your Operating System For School-Owned Devices  For Student-Owned Devices

Windows ⇒

Download the latest "Zoom Desktop Client" Download the latest "Zoom Desktop Client" (for Windows)

macOS ⇒

Download the latest "Zoom Desktop Client" Download the latest "Zoom Desktop Client" (for macOS)
chromeOS ⇒

Instructions – For School District Tech Teams

NOTE:  Look for the section labeled “How to Configure Zoom for Chrome PWA” and also Zoom’s Chrome PWA Getting Started GuidePlease set the “Zoom for Chrome PWA” as “Force Install” in your Google Admin Console settings.

NOTE: You must be logged onto your personal-owned Chromebook with a personal Google account, beforehand.

Download Zoom for Chrome PWA (for Chomebooks)


What To Expect After Installation (Zoom for Chrome PWA)

Students should see the option to “Join via the Zoom for Chrome PWA” when clicking a Zoom link to join a Zoom session. The screen they will see should look something like the screenshot below, and they will click the option circled in green.

Chrome PWA Screenshot

Contact Virtual Arkansas Tech Support

Phone (870)-637-1011 | Email
Monday – Thursday, 8:00am – 4:00pm | Friday, 8:00am – 3:30pm