How to Record a Meeting in Microsoft Teams


I want to record my Teams meeting.


Microsoft Office (Teams)


You probably know how easy it is to record in Zoom. It’s just as easy in Teams. Below is a YouTube video that will show you how to record your meetings in Microsoft Teams to capture audio, video, and screen sharing activity. The recording happens in the cloud and is saved to Microsoft Stream, so you can share it securely across the College (it can also be shared with non-College people as well). Also, you can use this method to record a presentation (voice over PowerPoint) and then share it later.

(NOTE: You need to be the meeting organizer to record the meeting.)

  1. Start the meeting in Teams.

  2. Hover your cursor over the ellipsis points (or dots) and select Start Recording from the list of options.

    1. When you start the recording you will see a notice prompting you to let everyone in the meeting know they're being recorded.

  3. To stop the recording, select the same ellipsis option from before, but this time click on Stop Recording. When you do this, the recording will automatically generate and a link to the recording will be added to the chat for the meeting. This process may take longer for longer meetings. 

Starting in August 2021 - Meeting Recordings Saved to Stream (on Sharepoint), not Stream (Classic)

Starting August 16th of 2021, no new Teams meeting recordings will be saved to Microsoft Stream (Classic) as they originally were. Instead, all meeting recordings will be saved to Microsoft Stream (on Sharepoint). The process for starting and stopping the Teams meeting recordings will be the same as outlined above, but the recordings will just be saved in Stream on Sharepoint instead of Classic Stream.

What about Teams meeting recordings already saved to Classic Stream? 

As mentioned in this article, those videos will be migrated to Stream on Sharepoint as well. If you are already using links and embed codes to existing recordings saved in Classic Microsoft Stream, those will still work, redirecting to the same content in Sharepoint.


You can view this example of a meeting recording being saved to Stream on Sharepoint. Notice the process of recording the meeting stays the same. 

More Information

You can find more documentation about Microsoft's shift to using Sharepoint for Teams meeting recordings on Microsoft's support article: Use OneDrive for Business and SharePoint Online or Stream for meeting recordings

Do you still need help?  Create a support ticket and a Service Desk Technician will contact you. 



Article ID: 108962
Mon 6/1/20 9:01 AM
Tue 7/12/22 3:00 PM

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