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Look & Sound Better on Zoom

Your video and audio quality in a Zoom, Skype, Microsoft Teams or Google Meet session (or any other type of online video + audio collaboration space) depends on four important factors. Think of them as a four-legged stool—and how you look, sound and come across in a Zoom meeting (or job interview, or when reading a book to the grandkids remotely) will only be as good as your weakest link. Let’s dive in.

Improve Your Zoom Video & Audio

Let’s begin. (Don’t worry, this’ll be fun and painless.) How you look and sound while on Zoom meetings are going to be limited by the weakest link in the diagram above. Start by picking something to improve. Below you’ll find our recommended order and links to detailed instructions on how to improve each factor.

While going out and buying a better 1080p or 4K webcam or LED ring light is usually the first thing most people jump to (and for good reasons that we’ll talk about later) evaluating and improving your home broadband internet and wi-fi network connections are something you can do right now and might actually end up having a bigger impact on your Zoom audio and video quality than other factors.


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