Recording meetings is one of the most valuable features within Zoom. Whether you’re a teacher recording a class session, a professional recording a business meeting, or just looking to record a fun conversation between friends, it can all be recorded!

If you’re the host of the meeting, you can record at any time. However, if you’re a participant looking to record a meeting, your host will have to give you permission first.

This guide will provide instructions for the following:

  • How to record a Zoom meeting as a host
  • How to allow your participants to record the Zoom meeting
  • How to record a Zoom meeting as a participant

How to Record a Zoom Meeting as a Host

  1. Launch your Zoom meeting

  1. In your meeting, click the “Recordbutton in the lower right hand corner of the screen.

  1. At the end of the meeting, a popup will appear asking your permission for Zoom to access your documents folder. Click “Ok”.

  1. Open the folder for your meeting. Zoom will provide audio and video recordings of the meeting.

How to Allow your Participants to Record a Zoom Meeting

  1. Launch your Zoom meeting

  1. In your meeting, click “Participants” located at the bottom of your screen.

  1. Locate the participant you’d like to give recording permission to, and click “More”.

  1. Click “Allow Record” from the dropdown menu.

How to Record a Zoom Meeting as a Participant

If you’ve been given permission to record the zoom meeting, follow the instructions below. If you haven’t been given permission, have your Zoom host follow the instructions in the section above.

  1. Launch Zoom and join the meeting

  1. In the meeting, click the “Recordbutton in the lower right hand corner of the screen.

  1. At the end of the meeting, a popup will appear asking your permission for Zoom to access your documents folder. Click “Ok”.

  1. Open the folder for your meeting. Zoom will provide audio and video recordings of the meeting.