Zoom Meetings: Host Perspective---Deaf Tips: During: Local Recording-Breakout Rooms & Other

Last Updated: Nov 3, 2023 1:37 PM

During-Zoom Meeting: Local Recording-Breakout Room & Other

Breakout rooms can be locally recorded. This includes chats.

Assigning recording privileges to a participant

  1. In a Zoom Meeting, click Participants .

  2. In the participants menu, navigate to the participant who will be granted recording privileges and click More next to their name.

  3. Click Allow Record.

    The participant will receive the following notification:

  4. When a participant is recording, the participant menu will display a recording icon next to the participant's name.

  5. To disable the participant's ability to record, click More next to the name, then click Forbid Record.

    The participant will receive the following notification:

Starting a local recording

The host must record the meeting or grant the ability to record to a participant.

  1. Start a Zoom meeting as the host.
  2. Click Record .
  3. If there is a menu, select Record on this Computer.
    Hosts will see the following recording indicator in the top-left corner while recording is active.

    Participants will see the following indicator in the top-left corner while the recording is active.
  4. Click Participants to see which participants are currently recording.

    Note: Dial-in participants will hear a message informing them that the meeting is now being recorded unless disabled by the host.
  5. After the meeting has ended, Zoom will convert the recording so you can access the files.
  6. Once the conversion process is complete, the folder containing the recording files will open.
    Note: By default, the audio/video file (MP4) will be named Zoom_0.mp4. The audio only file (M4A) is named audio_only.m4a.


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