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How to use Zoom gallery view on a Chromebook: Get the feature working

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Staying in touch with friends and family is one thing, but staying connected for work is another.

It’s more important than ever to be able to work from home due to the 2020 Coronavirus lockdown.

If you’re lucky enough to be able to set up a home office, thankfully there are apps that exist to make our remote-working lives even easier.

Apps such as Zoom, Skype and FaceTime all exist to enable us to continue group meetings as we usually would in the workplace.

However, with technology, everyone is likely to run into the odd issue. So, let’s take a look at how to get Zoom into gallery view on a Chromebook? Can it be done?

Home Wi-Fi letting you down while on work calls?

Does Zoom allow gallery view on a Chromebook?

Yes, you can use gallery view on a Chromebook. The device isn’t limited when it comes to Zoom app functionality.

However, some users of Zoom on Chromebook have had trouble finding the gallery view toggle.

To turn on gallery view, you’ll need to look for an icon in the top right-hand corner of the computer screen. The icon looks like a square of multiple tiles.

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Your internet connection is unstable

Of course, video conferencing is going to require an internet connection. And if working from home, it’s more than likely that you’d rather not be that person whose Wi-Fi keeps dipping in and out.

If you receive a message while using Zoom that reads “your internet connection is unstable”, it’s best to begin by shutting off the internet router. Then switch off and unplug the router at the wall. Wait a few minutes, then switch everything back on.

Once your router has rebooted, try loading up the Zoom app again and join the meeting.

If you’re still experiencing issues with your home broadband and Zoom connectivity, it may be worth investing in an eero Wi-Fi range booster. With this device installed, you can rest easy knowing that video calling with run smoothly.

Downloading the Zoom app

It’s important that the Zoom app you’re using is the official Zoom app. Third-party variations of the app will provide a similar service. However, to use all the features of the Zoom app, it’ll need to be the official one.

Download the official Zoom app from the Google Chrome Web Store here.

With Zoom, you can start or join a 100-person meeting quickly and easily, plus it’s free!

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