How to Record a Teams Meeting

Recording a call or a meeting will be very important for various purpose. When you records a meetings in Microsoft Teams your recording will be saved in the cloud, and saved securely across your organization.

By default, all your recording will be saved in the Microsoft Stream but you can also choose to share in Microsoft OneDrive.

Do you know where does Microsoft store your meeting recording? Check out this article for more information: Where is Microsoft Teams Recording Stored

In Order, to record a Call or Meeting first you need to join or start a new call or meeting. After follow the below steps.

    • Click the 3 dots on the screen
    • Select Start recording
how to record a teams meeting

Notes:

  • Everyone will be notified that their call or meeting is recorded
  • When you stop the recording, it will take for al while to save on Microsoft Stream or OneDrive or SharePoint.
  • Recording person will be notified through the email from Microsoft Stream when the recording is available.
  • Additionally, all the person in the call or meeting will also be notified about the recording through the chat.
  • Multiple recordings is not allowed for the same meeting if one person is already started the recording.
Do you know where does Microsoft store your meeting recording? Check out this article for more information: Where is Microsoft Teams Recording Stored

Why you should store your Microsoft Teams recording in Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint

Now you can save your Microsoft Teams recording to OneDrive for Business or SharePoint storage. By default, when you start a recording in Microsoft Teams meeting or call it will automatically store on Microsoft Stream. 

But as per user request, Microsoft has finally agreed and now lets you store all of your Microsoft Teams meeting or call recording in OneDrive for Business and SharePoint.

Check this blog to know Why you should store your Microsoft Teams recording in Microsoft OneDrive and SharePoint

Common FAQs: Microsoft Teams Recording

Who can Record the Meetings in Microsoft Teams

Anyone who attends the meeting but to start a recording you should be having at least anyone of these Microsoft 365 license.

  • Office 365 Enterprise E1, E3, E5, F3, A1, A3, A5, M365 Business, Business Premium, or Business Essentials

Can a Guest User Record the Meetings in Microsoft Teams

No, At present Guest user or any user from the outside organization cannot start a recording in the Microsoft Teams meeting.

Can a Guest User view Microsoft Teams Recordings

Yes, guest users or any users who are outside organization can view the recordings in Microsoft Team only if explicitly shared with them. 

Can I share the Recordings with Guest Users

Yes, you can share the Microsoft Teams recording with Guest or any users outside organization. 

When will the Recording will stop in Microsoft Teams Meeting

When everyone leave the meeting, the recording will automatically stop and started to store in the cloud. If anyone forgot to leave the meetings the recording will continues and stop after 4 hour.

What happens if the recorders leaves the meeting

Even if the person who started the recording will left the meeting, the recording will continues until everyone leave the meeting.

How would I know if someone started the recording

Once the recording will be started by anyone in the meeting you will be notified at the top of the screen as the meeting is being recorded.

Where Can I find the recording, recorded by other users

Go to your activity or conversation which has the meeting name on it, there you will find a link to view the recording

How would I know if the recording is ready

If you started the recording, you will be notified through email. Otherwise you will be notified on the Microsoft Teams conversation tab.

Can I record the meeting if the recording is already started by others

No, only one person on the meeting can start the meeting. Once the meeting is ended the recording will be ready and you will be notified on Microsoft Teams.

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