Zoom : How to Record a Meeting

Task: This article shows you how to record a meeting using zoom by video or with written instructions.


Once you are in your meeting and you are about to start the meeting, let all participants know you will be recording the meeting.

Here is a video on "How to Record a Meeting using Zoom".


OR Here are written instructions for "How to Record a Meeting using Zoom".

  1. Place your cursor at the bottom of the screen to display the toolbar.
  2. Click the record button in the bottom toolbar between Chat icon and Closed Caption icon.


Screenshot of Zoom showing meeting topic, host, password, invitation URL, and participant ID


  1. You will receive a pop-up window giving you the option to Record on your Computer or on the Cloud. Select the one you want to use for storage.
  2. Once the meeting is over, click the Stop button to stop recording. The pause and stop button replaced the record button on the bottom task bar.       

                                       Screenshot of Zoom showing meeting topic, host, password, invitation URL, and participant ID; also showing the "Recording..." in top left corner

  1. Click End Meeting (in lower right bottom corner) to log out of the meeting.
  2. Click End Meeting for All from pop-up window.
  3. You will receive a window displaying the conversion of the recording.


Screenshot showing Zoom Converting Meeting Recording

  1. Select the folder you want to store the recording. You may also create a new folder.             

           Screenshot in Zoom showing browse for folder pop-up


User will be able to to record a meeting using zoom.

Need additional help?

Please fill out the Zoom Web Conferencing help form with as much detail as possible, or contact the Technology Help Desk on your local campus.

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