- You can set Zoom to automatically record all the meetings that you host.
- When changing your Zoom settings, you can also choose whether you want the recordings to be saved to your computer or the cloud.
- For added transparency, you can turn on the “Recording consent” feature to let others in the call know when you’re recording.
You can easily turn on the “Automatic Record” feature in your Zoom settings online, and begin recording your Zoom calls.
Like other Zoom actions, such as the ability to mute and unmute participants, automatically recording the meeting only applies if you are the host.
It’s important to note that you are also unable to make any of these changes in the Zoom app for desktop or mobile, and can only be done in the browser.
Once you start recording, you can enable the “Recording consent” function to let participants know that you are recording.
Here’s how to do it.
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How to automatically record meetings on Zoom
1. Open Zoom in your browser on your Mac or PC.
2. Click on “My Account” in the top-right corner.
3. This will bring you to your profile and settings pages. Click the “Settings” tab under the “Personal” section in the left hand panel.
4. Click the “Recording” tab at the top.
5. Make sure “Local recording” is switched to on first. If this isn’t turned on, you won’t be able to save recordings at all — regardless of whether or not they are automatic.
6. Next, click the toggle next to “Automatic recording” to turn it on. If the feature is turned on, the switch will turn from gray