- By pressing the “Record” button at the bottom, you can capture Zoom meetings.
- Zoom meetings can be recorded for free on desktop, but recording on mobile requires a paid subscription.
- Zoom meetings can only be recorded if the host allows, but it’s easy for hosts to grant permission.
In this article we will discuss How to record a Zoom meeting on any device and give others access to your recordings. Zoom is being used for an increasing number of business meetings.
It is possible to capture audio and video during meetings held on a virtual platform. Meetings that have been documented may then be reviewed or shared with others. Recording a Zoom meeting can be beneficial for attendees who were unable to attend in person.
You can record a meeting for free on the desktop application or for a fee on the smartphone application. The meeting’s host must grant permission to record, which can be done in advance in settings.
How to use Zoom’s desktop software to record a meeting
You need to make sure you save the file to the appropriate folder on your desktop before entering the meeting and starting the recording.
- Click the small gear icon at the top right-hand corner on the “Home” tab of the Zoom app.
- Select the tab “Recording” and select the folder where records will be saved.
- In local recording click change and select the folder where you want your recordings to be stored.
- You can also select checkbox choose location when the meeting ends which will prompt to choose the location
- You can also select separate audio for each participants
- You can also choose to keep temporary recording files created otherwise those will be deleted.
How to start recording
- Click record button in the meeting controls to start recording the meeting.
- Once started it will shown in the top bar as “Recording” as show .
- You can stop and pause recording from top bar as shown 
- You can also stop and pause recording from bottom meeting control as shown 
- When you end meeting by clicking End button in bottom meeting control bar your recording will be converted to .mp4 format.
How to view recordings
- Go on Zoom Desktop and click Meetings
- Click Recorded you will be shown all meeting recordings
- Select meeting recording you want to open.
- Click Open to open location where recording is store
- Click Play to play video recording in media player
- If you just want to listen to Recording audio click Play Audio Only
- If you want to delete the meeting do so by clicking Delete
How to use Zoom mobile App to record a meeting
You can record meetings in the mobile app if you have a paid Zoom membership – Pro, Business, or Enterprise.
These recordings are not recordings locally, which are generally stored on your device directly. Instead, the cloud records are saved into the “cloud” online folder.
Cloud recording space is limited in your zoom account. Check Zoom’s cloud recording page for information on how much space your account has or how to buy more
- On your iPhone or Android device, launch the Zoom app and join a meeting.
- Tap the three dots in the bottom-right corner once you’re in meeting toaccess the “Record” option.
- From the resulting menu, choose “Record to the Cloud” (iOS) or “Record” (Android). If you do not see this option, it is because your Zoom account is not paid.
- The meeting will begin recording, and in the top-right corner, a “Recording…” icon will appear. And it can be used to pause or stop the recording.
- Once the recording is complete, you can locate and share it by visiting the Zoom website’s “My Recordings” section.
- On the desktop app, you can also access your recorded meeting by going to the “Meetings” tab and clicking “Recorded” in the top-left corner.
How to grant permission to other users to record Zoom meetings
- Log in to your Zoom account and click “My Account” in the upper-right corner.
- On the left, click “Recordings.” This will open the recording settings, which are divided into two tabs: “Cloud Recordings” and “Local Recordings.”
- In the top-right corner of either the “Cloud Recordings” or “Local Recordings” page, click the “Settings” button.
- Select the check boxes that authorise hosts and participants to record locally and to the cloud. Again, they must be paying subscribers to gain access to Cloud Recording.
- Additionally, you can use the toggles to modify the following settings:
- Automatic Recording: Switching on automatic recording may be beneficial if you intend to use Zoom to record all of your class lectures or lengthy meetings. However, if you plan to use Zoom frequently, you may want to disable this feature, as recordings can consume a significant amount of storage space.
- Recording Consent:Recording Consent will be obtained from participants prior to the start of the recording. You may wish to enable this if you are in a group setting where some members may feel uneasy about being recorded.
- Multiple audio notifications of recorded meeting: Multiple audio notifications inform participants when the recording stops and resumes without interfering with the meeting.
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