You can now securely conduct Zoom classes from your learnyst account.

What’s more?

  • Only the students enrolled in your courses will have access to your LIVE classes.

  • They won’t be able to share the Zoom class link with their friends.

  • The best part is, students can access your Zoom live classes from your branded website and mobile apps without the Zoom app.

In this article, let’s see how to run ZOOM classes securely from your academy. You can watch the full video, here or read the steps

In this article, we will cover:


Select Zoom Integration from Add ons

  • First go to your add-ons

  • Click on Zoom

  • Click on Activate. This activates zoom. Next, we need to build the Zoom API keys and paste it here.


Create your Zoom integration API keys

  • Here, you can build the Zoom API keys for both web & mobile apps.

    To build the Zoom API for web app, go to JWT and click create.

  • Now, enter the details of the app, and click continue, to get the API keys.

  • You will now see the API Key and API Secret key. You can paste this key within your Zoom Addons in Learnyst.

  • Next, within Feature, enable Event Subscriptions. By doing this step, you will be able to auto upload your recorded LIVE sessions as a lesson in Learnyst.

  • Click on the +Add Event Subscription button. Here, create an event name. For e.g: y2k-kid academy Live class.

  • Now, within the event notification URL, paste this URL link: https://api.learnyst.com/download_zoom_session and now click on Add Events.

  • Within Add events, select Recording & select the All Recordings have completed option and click Done.

  • You can now Save the event and click continue.

  • With this you have configured the Zoom to autoload recorded classes in your academy. Let's now copy & paste the Zoom API key in Learnyst.


Copy & paste the Zoom API key in Learnyst

  • To paste the API keys, click on Zoom within Addons and paste the API key and password within the JWT tab.

Note: Do this if you have a mobile app on your Learnyst account (Android or iOS)

  • If you a mobile app and want to enable Zoom integration in mobile, you need to build an SDK app from the Zoom market place.

  • Then you need to copy this SDK and paste it in the ZOOM SDK tab as shown.

  • Now, click on save to make the changes LIVE.


Start a LIVE class from the Admin Side

  • To start a LIVE class, open a course, and click the LIVE class option.

  • Enter the lesson name and within the LIVE source, select the Zoom meeting option or Zoom webinar option.

  • Now, enter the start time & end time of the live class and enable auto upload of recordings option. This will automatically upload your recorded class as a lesson.

  • As soon as you click Save, a zoom session will be created in your Zoom admin panel.

Note:

  • Any Live sessions you create through Learnyst will get updated in your Zoom panel.

  • However, sessions you create in Zoom will not reflect in Learnyst.

  • Now to start the live class, click the open LIVE class.

  • The Zoom panel will open up for the admin. As an admin, you will now be able to start your live classes through Zoom by clicking the launch meeting button.


Student Side Of Live Classes

  • Students can login to the course and join the LIVE class.

  • The live class will open up for the students in your own website and mobile app.

    Note that students will not able to get the zoom link or zoom meeting id. Thus, students will not be able to share the meeting link with others.

  • Students will be able to use the chat, use the mic and also show their video.

    Basically, they will be able to use all the zoom features from your academy.


So, this was an easy way to teach online using the Zoom integration feature.

Use this feature to take LIVE classes securely. If you want to create interactive LIVE classes do check out our video in this YouTube playlist.

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