Fire TV Cube and Omni Fire TVs are now supported by Zoom for Home, so you can now enjoy it on those devices. Whenever you want to start a meeting with Alexa, just say “Alexa, join my meeting.” You are able to use this feature by any Zoom user and no additional licenses are required.
Devices that are supported include:
A second generation Fire TV Cube (Fire TV Cube 2)
The Omni Fire TV series is a product of Amazon
Note: As part of the setup process, these devices require an Amazon/Alexa account to be set up in the US (amazon.com) with US English as the language of choice for Alexa
A webcam that is compatible with your computer
Installed the Alexa app that has been logged in to
Please enter your Zoom account information (optional).
Note: Besides the Echo Show 8 (1st and 2nd generation), Zoom is also available on the Echo Show 10 (3rd generation) and the Amazon Tap 5 (4th generation). This tutorial will guide you through the process of setting up Zoom on your Amazon device.
How to set up Zoom for Fire TV
Setup process overview
Get the Alexa app for your mobile device and install it.
The Alexa app allows you to connect your calendar. (recommended)
Create an Alexa account for your Fire TV and set it up with it.
Connect your Fire TV to Zoom by loggingyour account. (recommended)
How to download the Alexa app on a mobile device
If you are interested in downloading and installing Alexa on your mobile device, you should follow these instructions here. It is possible to create a new account or sign in once the program has been installed.
How to connect your calendar the Alexa app
The Alexa app recommends connecting your calendar with the Alexa app in order to be able to easily join meetings. In order to use this feature, all you have to say to Alexa is “Alexa, start my Zoom meeting” which will enable you to start Zoom meetings using Alexa.
You will want to find the calendar which you will be using for Zoom meetings on your computer. The following steps will guide you through the process of connecting your calendarAlexa:
The Alexa app should now be open.
You will be able to select Settings by tapping More.
You will need to tap the Calendar & Email option.
Click on the Connect Account button after selecting your account provider.
The process of linking your calendar is as simple as following the instructions onscreen. This process needs to be repeated for every calendar that needs to be linked.
Note: A copy of your calendar will be stored on the cloud when your calendar account is linked, so you can access the calendar on Alexa using your calendar account. Alexa devices may be able to access the content from your calendar if they are using an Alexa device.
Likewise, Alexa will also automatically enable any subscriptions that you haveGoogle Calendar that you have already subscribed to. If you do not want to use any calendars to join meetings, be sure to disable them any time you use them.
How to set up your Fire TV with your Alexa account
You can complete the setup of your Fire TV by following the instructions that appear on the screen once you have unboxed it and completed the physical setup.
The external webcam device should also be connected, as it is required for standard TV viewing to be successful. The webcam is directly connected to the Fire TV Cube when you use it with the Fire TV Cube.
Note: There may be a need for a USB adapter in this case.
How to install the Zoom app
You can access the Fire TV Appstore by opening the Fire TV remote.
Click on the Zoom app and select the option to install it.
As an alternative, you can ask Alexa to find Zoom by saying, “Alexa, find Zoom.”.
The Zoom for Home app works best when you are logged into your Zoom account. If you have a Zoom account, it would beif you signed into it. Using Alexa, you can start the Zoom app, sign in by saying “Alexa, open the Zoom app”, and then you can follow the instructions here on how to set it up for Zoom for Home.
How to use Zoom on Fire TV
You can launch instant meetings on FireTVs, join meetings, share content from your desktop client to the screen, view contacts, share content from your desktop client to the screen, and use other tools similar to Zoom Rooms.
Fire TV allows you to join meetings in three different ways:
If you provide the meeting ID, you will be able to access the meeting
Using Alexa’s calendar link, you can access your calendar from any device
You can access your Zoom account’s calendar from your Zoom account’s calendar
Joining meetings without signing in
If you ask Alexa to join a Zoom meeting, she will ask you for the meeting ID and passcode for the
Note: It is not possible to use meeting IDs with alphanumeric characters.
meetings from your linked calendar through Alexa
Currently, Zoom meetings can be joined via Alexa using your calendar if it is linked to your calendar. Each time you request Alexa to join your Zoom meeting, Alexa will parse the details from your calendar and begin the meeting for you.
meetings from the calendar associated with your Zoom account
It’ll display upcoming meetings when you open the Zoom app by saying “Alexa, open the Zoom app” on your Fire TV if you are signed in to the Zoom for Home app. You can join the upcoming meeting by selecting the join button on the screen when you open the Zoom app by saying “Alexaen the Zoom app”.