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How to Record a Zoom Meeting on Chromebook

Crystal Chen Updated on May 16, 2022| min read

Now, many people use Chromebook to start the Zoom online conference. Here comes the question, how to record a Zoom meeting on Chromebook? This post here introduces the detailed methods for recording it on Chromebook. You only need to prepare your Zoom account and then follow the below steps. 

Workable Solutions Step-by-step Troubleshooting
1. Enable Automatic Recording Hit "Settings" in Zoom to enable local recording... Full steps
2. Start or Join Zoom Meeting For a host, start the Zoom recording mission...Full steps
3. Record Zoom Meeting Click the Record button from the bottom side...Full steps
4. View Recorded Zoom Meetings You can view the recordings from your local...Full steps

Bonus Tips>> How to Record Zoom Meeting Without Permission

How to Record a Zoom Meeting on Chromebook

For recording Zoom meetings on Chromebook, just follow the below guide. Before starting, remember to create an account for Zoom and log into it. The whole process is easy. 

1. Enable Automatic Recording in Settings

Go to the Zoom website with your browsers. Log into your account and move to the Profile. Then, click "Settings" > "Recording". Here, you can set local recording, automatic recording, and also adjust recording notification. 

  • Local recording: The host can grant permission for all participants to record the video meeting in Zoom.
  • Automatic recording: Enable it to record Zoom meetings automatically when it starts. Also, you can check the option "Record on the local computer". 
  • Recording notification: All participants or guests will ask for your permission if they want to record the meeting. 

recording settings in zoom

2. Start or Join Zoom Meeting in the Chromebook

Go back to the dashboard and start the Zoom meeting. For recording meetings as participants, you may need permission from the host after joining the meeting. If you are a host, click "HOST" > "With Video Off/On". 

host a zoom meeting

Here, it asks if you want to open Zoom meetings on a web page. If so, click "Open Zoom Meetings". 

open zoom meeting with your browser

The Zoom functional window shows and you need to start a video meeting.

zoom cloud meeting

3. Record Zoom Meeting in Chromebook

Here, from the bottom toolbar, you need to click "Record" to start the Zoom recording mission. Or you can hold down Alt + R on the keyboard. 

If you have enabled the option to start recording automatically, then it will record. 

record zoom meeting on chromebook

When you click the "Record" button, it also asks you whether to include the audio. Hit "Join Audio". 

join audio in zoom

Once done, it turns your Zoom meeting recordings into required formats and saves them on local files. 

convert zoom meeting

4. View Recorded Zoom Meetings - Two Methods

If you want to view the recorded videos for the Zoom meetings, there are two ways to access the recordings. 

Method 1. Access Recordings from Local Files

On your computer, open "Documents" > "Zoom". Find the recordings you need. 

view zoom recordings in local files

Method 2. Check them from Zoom Website

Open the Zoom website again, and click "Recordings" > "Local Recordings". Click "Open" to perform the Zoom recorded video. Here, you can also manage the recordings by deleting some unwanted files. 

open local recordings from profile

Believe that you know how to record a Zoom meeting on Chromebook from the above steps. While it's suitable for the host or receives permission from the host. So what if you don't have permission? Below is a solution. 

Bonus Tips: How to Record Zoom Meeting Without Permission

For Windows and Mac users, do you know how to record online conferences like Zoom meetings without permission? Especially if you are a participant or a guest. The best method is to record the video meeting through a third-party screen recorder, such as EaseUS RecExperts, the functional software. You can use it to record screen, audio, record webcam, and even take a screenshot without notification. 

You can choose the output format for Zoom meeting videos, like MP4, AVI, MKV, etc. Also, it has the schedule recording function to start or end the recording mission automatically. Meanwhile, there is no time limit for recording any videos, including online meetings, gameplays, and other streaming videos. 

EaseUS RecExperts

  • Easy-to-use recorder on Windows/Mac
  • Capture an online conference with no time limit
  • Record Zoom meeting without Permission
  • Capture the screen with internal/external sound
  • Built-in trimmer to edit the saved recordings

Here is a list of steps for recording Zoom meetings without permission, using EaseUS RecExperts:

Step 1. Open Recorder While Joining a Meeting

Download EaseUS RecExperts and install it. Open the recording software and then host or join a meeting in Zoom app. Select the recording area in "Full Screen" or "Region" from the Zoom recorder. To capture the whole screen for the video meeting, you need to choose "Full Screen". For recording a selected area, click "Region". 

record video call in zoom

Step 2. Adjust Zoom Meeting Output Settings

Here, you can choose the output format, quality, frame rate, and other options to record Zoom meeting. From the main interface of this recorder, click "Settings" to apply options.

audio or video setting for zoom meeting

Step 3. Set the Audio for Video Meeting

You can record audio from Zoom app by enabling the "System sound" option. Find and click the sound icon in the lower left corner. Here you can set the audio resource and adjust the volume. If you want to record microphone sound for Zoom meeting, enable the "Microphone" option, which captures audio from your microphone. 

Then, hit "OK" to apply the audio settings in Zoom meeting. Click "REC" to start recording. 

adjust the audio for zoom meeting

Step 4. Stop Recording Zoom Meeting

Before stopping, you have options to take a screenshot. To end the recording, you can hit the red square icon. 

while recording zoom video call

Step 5. View the Recorded Zoom Video

After that, a new window with the recorded video will pop up. Or you can go back to its interface and hit "Recordings". Here, you can preview, rename, and even trim the Zoom meeting video. 

If you want to find where the recorded meeting video is saved on your computer, choose "Open the file location". 

view the zoom recording video

FAQs About How to Record a Zoom Meeting on Chromebook

Some related information collected from the public is listed here. 

1. Why can't I record my Zoom meeting on Chromebook?

If you want to capture Zoom meetings on Chromebook, the right method is to go to the Zoom website and change the recording settings. Enable the local recording option from the Settings. Depending on whether you are a host or participant, the permission for a Zoom meeting is different. For a host, you can record it directly. For participants, you may need permission from the host. 

2. Where is the Zoom recorder on Chromebook?

Zoom has a built-in recording method. So, you only need to open the app and enable the recording feature during or before the recording. Besides, you can use third-party recording software to record Zoom videos. 

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Crystal Chen

Crystal Chen is very interested in technology products. Experiencing many technological applications, She is willing to solve users' problems through writing tech-related articles. Through her words, you can find various solutions to solve one issue.

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