How to Install and Use Zoom Cloud Meetings App on Amazon Fire Tablets

Zoom has become an essential video conferencing app for meetings, webinars, interviews, and staying connected. With Amazon Fire tablets like the Fire HD 10, you can easily join and host Zoom meetings right from your tablet.

I have been using Zoom on my Fire HD 10 tablet for over a year now for meetings and interviews. In this detailed guide, I will show you how to:

  • Download and install the Zoom app
  • Set up a Zoom account
  • Host meetings
  • Join meetings
  • Use essential features like screen sharing, chat etc.

So let’s get started!

Downloading and Installing the Zoom App

The Zoom app is available for download from the Amazon Appstore. Here are the steps:

  1. Open the Amazon Appstore on your Fire tablet.
  2. Search for “Zoom Cloud Meetings”.
  3. Tap on the Zoom app and then tap on “Get”.

Zoom in Amazon App Store

  1. The app will now start downloading. Once done, tap on “Open”.
  2. Follow the on-screen instructions to install and setup the app. Sign up for a free Zoom account if you don’t have one.

And that’s it! The Zoom app is now installed and ready to use.

Creating a Zoom Account

You can use Zoom without an account by simply entering the meeting ID whenever you are invited.

However, having a Zoom account allows you to host meetings and have access to more features.

Here are the steps to create one:

  1. Open the Zoom app and tap on “Sign In”.
  2. On the next screen, tap on “Sign Up”.
  3. Enter your email address and tap “Sign Up” again.
  4. Check your email inbox for the confirmation link sent by Zoom and click on it.
  5. On the next screen, enter your name, password, and date of birth.
  6. Tap “Continue” and your Zoom account will be ready!

Hosting Zoom Meetings

With your Zoom account set up, you can easily host meetings from your Fire tablet.

Starting an Instant Meeting

  1. Open the Zoom app and tap on “New Meeting” on the bottom.
  2. The meeting will start instantly and you will see the meeting ID.
  3. Tap on “Invite” and then select how you want to invite people – email, message etc.

That’s it! As the host, you can now manage the full meeting including muting participants, screen sharing and more.

Scheduling a Meeting

You can also schedule a meeting for later instead of starting an instant one.

  1. Open the Zoom app and tap on “Schedule” on the bottom
  2. Enter topic, date/time for the meeting and other details.
  3. Tap “Save” when done.

The invitees will receive the scheduled meeting details automatically. As the host, you can start the meeting at the scheduled time.

Joining Zoom Meetings

People can invite you to Zoom meetings via email, instant message or text. Here is how you can join meetings on your Fire tablet:

  1. Via meeting link: Simply tap on the meeting link in the invite you received. The Zoom app will open automatically and let you join.
  2. Via meeting ID: Open the Zoom app > Join > Enter meeting ID > Join Meeting

In some cases, you may also need to enter your name and a meeting password provided by the host.

Essential Zoom Features

Once you are in a meeting, Zoom offers several handy collaboration features:

  • Screen sharing – As a host or participant, you can share your tablet screen with everyone in one tap.
  • Chat – Have textual conversations with individuals or groups during the meeting.
  • Mute/Unmute – Mute yourself when not speaking and unmute when you want to speak. The host can also mute participants.
  • Video On/Off – Turn your video on or off with one tap. Host can enable/disable for all.
  • Virtual Background – You can easily change your background to maintain privacy.
  • Record – Hosts can record meetings locally or to the Zoom cloud.

There are many more features available to make your meetings interactive and engaging.

Best Practices for Using Zoom on Fire Tablets

Based on my experience, here are some tips to have great Zoom meetings on your Fire tablet:

  • Have good lighting so you are visible to others.
  • Keep your device stable or prop it up instead of holding in hands to avoid shaky video.
  • Connect to a strong WiFi network or use mobile data for stability.
  • Adjust your microphone and speaker volume to prevent echo or feedback.
  • Close other apps during meetings to improve video/audio quality.
  • Turn on Do Not Disturb mode to avoid notifications popping up.
  • If you are hosting, familiarize yourself with settings before starting your meeting.

Following these best practices will ensure you and your meeting attendees have a smooth and high-quality Zoom experience on the Fire tablet.


Zoom offers a seamless meeting experience on Amazon’s Fire tablets. With the steps and guidelines covered above, you will be able to use Zoom professionally for meetings, webinars, interviews etc. right from your Fire device.

The ability to easily join meetings, connect with multiple participants, screen share and use other cool features makes Zoom a perfect video conferencing tool for business and personal use.

So go ahead and leverage Zoom on your Fire HD tablet for seamless remote collaboration! Let me know in the comments if you have any other questions.