How do I record a Zoom meeting as a participant on my phone?

Answered by Stephen Mosley

As a participant in a Zoom meeting, you can easily record the meeting on your phone using the Zoom mobile app. Here’s a step-by-step guide on how to do it:

1. Launch the Zoom app on your iPhone or Android device and log in to your Zoom account.

2. Join the meeting you want to record by entering the meeting ID or joining from your meeting history.

3. Once you are in the meeting, you will see various options at the bottom of your screen. Look for the “More” button, usually represented by three dots arranged vertically.

4. Tap on the “More” button to access additional meeting options.

5. From the menu that appears, select either “Record to the Cloud” (iOS) or “Record” (Android). The wording may slightly differ based on your device’s operating system.

6. A confirmation message will pop up, asking you to confirm whether you want to start recording. Tap “Start” to begin recording the meeting.

7. The meeting will now start to record, and you will see a small “Recording…” icon appear in the top-right corner of your screen. This icon serves as a reminder that the meeting is being recorded.

8. Throughout the meeting, you can continue your participation as usual. The recording will capture both audio and video from the meeting.

9. To pause or stop the recording, tap on the “More” button again, and this time you will see options to “Pause/Stop Recording.” Choose the appropriate option as per your requirement.

10. If you selected “Record to the Cloud,” the recorded meeting will be uploaded to your Zoom account’s cloud storage. You can access it later from the Zoom web portal or the app.

11. If you chose the regular “Record” option, the recording will be saved locally on your phone. You can find it in your phone’s gallery or file manager, depending on your device.

Remember, as a participant, you can only record the meeting if the host has enabled this feature. Additionally, it’s essential to respect the privacy and consent of all meeting participants when recording a Zoom meeting. Always inform others that the meeting is being recorded and obtain their consent if necessary.

I hope this detailed guide helps you record Zoom meetings as a participant on your phone. Happy recording!