How to Record Zoom Meeting: Easy Tutorials to Record Zoom Meeting on Desktop, iPhone, and Mac

How to Record Zoom Meeting: Easy Tutorials to Record Zoom Meeting on Desktop, iPhone, and Mac
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SHARE - Zoom Meeting is now spreadly used for school learning, business meeting, webinar, and more. Maybe most of you also familiar with this app. But do you already know how to record Zoom Meeting on your computer, iOS, or android? Well, It's easy to record a Zoom Meeting just by clicking the red button. 

Recording a Zoom Meeting is incredibly useful for people who weren't able to attend the meeting live. It's also great if you have a long meeting duration and you want to save a particular discussion.

This article will show you step-by-step tutorials on how to record Zoom Meeting on desktop, iPhone, Mac, and PC. Keep scrolling!

How to Record a Zoom Meeting

Recording a Zoom Meeting can be done using a desktop. Before you start recording,  make sure you create an appropriate folder on your desktop. You can click the gear icon on the home screen to open the settings.

Then, find a "Recording" tab on the left. Zoom will automatically create a document folder. You can change the location of the folder by clicking the drop-down menu.

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So, here's the step-by-step tutorials on how to record Zoom Meeting:

Step 1. When you are joining a Zoom Meeting, click the "Record" button on the bottom of the screen. If you can's see the toolbar on your screen, simply move the cursor wherever to reappear the menu. But, if the host meeting doesn't allow you to record, the "record" button will not exist.

Step 2. Once you are done clicking, the Zoom Meeting will start recording. You will see a small label "Recording...." in the upper-left corner. 

Step 3. You can pause and stop the recording using the buttons in the upper left of the screen. If you pause the recording, the label will change to red and read "Recording Paused"

Step 4. If you want to end the recording, click the "Stop" option in the upper left of your screen. A notification "The recording file will be converted to mp4 when the meeting ends." may appear on your screen.

Step 5. Your recording is now saved on your computer, You can search "Recorded" tab in the "Meetings" section of the Zoom app.

How to Record Zoom Meeting without Permission

Zoom app doesn't allow you to record the meeting without the host's permission, however, you can use the tricks below to record Zoom Meeting on the desktop.

Step 1. Download and install the ApowerREC app. Then allow the app to access the contents of your screen and microphone.

Step 2. Open the Zoom app and then join a meeting

Step 3. Open ApowerREC on your computer

Step 4. Choose the Zoom meeting window on ApowerREC by clicking the Custom tile on the recorder. Then drag the cursor from one corner to the other of the meeting screen

Step 5. After that select,  the ‘System sound and microphone’ option.

Step 6. Now, start the recording by clicking the red ‘REC’ button on your screen.

How to Record Zoom Meeting on iPhone

Record Zoom Meeting in the mobile app is only available when you have a paid zoom membership - it means you have a Pro, Business, or Enterprise account. But the recorded meetings will not be saved in your phone system, but in an online folder.

The steps to record Zoom Meeting on iPhone is similar to the way you do it on android. Well, we share with you below the tutorials for how to record Zoom Meeting on your iPhone:

Step 1. Open the Zoom app on your iPhone and join a zoom meeting. If you want to start recording, tap the three dots in the bottom right corner of your phone screen.

Step 2. Then, choose "Record to the Cloud" from the menu.

Step 3. The meeting begins to record and you will see a notification "Recording..." icon in the top-right corner of the screen. You can tap the icon when you need to pause or stop.

Step 4. Once you are done recording, you can find the files by going to the "My Recordings" option in the zoom app.

How to Record Zoom Meeting on Mac

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You can also record Zoom Meeting on your Mac. Sometimes, it is annoying that the sound is not recorded. To prevent that kind of trouble, you have to download an additional app "Record it". Make sure to clean up the junk files on your Mac to ensure the recording stability.

Learn how to record Zoom meeting from the following tutorials:

Step 1. Go to "System Preferences" and then click "sound" 

Step 2. Select "Sound" option and choose "Record it Multioutput device"

Step 3. Now open the zoom meeting app, then click "Preferences"

Step 4. After that, click the sound setting of the Zoom app and choose a built-in microphone. Then select "Record It Multi-Output Device" on the Speaker menu.

Step 5. choose System Sound & Microphone in Audio Sources if you want to record system sound and microphone sound.

Step 6. In the last step, click the red button to start recording.


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