Designed for talent pros and hiring teams

how to record a zoom Meeting on Chromebook

If you're using a Chromebook and need to record a Zoom meeting, you might be wondering what your options are. The good news is that there are several ways to record Zoom meetings on a Chromebook, and in this blog post, we'll walk you through each of them. Whether you're looking to record a meeting for later reference, to share with others who weren't able to attend, or to use as part of a presentation, these methods will ensure that you're able to capture everything you need.

5.0

Add an AI assistant to your interviews

Start with 5 interviews for free

Already have an account?

Log in

Introduction

If you're using a Chromebook and need to record a Zoom meeting, you might be wondering what your options are. The good news is that there are several ways to record Zoom meetings on a Chromebook, and in this blog post, we'll walk you through each of them.

Whether you're looking to record a meeting for later reference, to share with others who weren't able to attend, or to use as part of a presentation, these methods will ensure that you're able to capture everything you need.

Option 1: Use the Zoom App for Chrome

One of the easiest ways to record a Zoom meeting on a Chromebook is to use the Zoom app for Chrome. This app allows you to access all of the same features as the desktop version of Zoom, including the ability to record meetings.

To use this method, simply follow these steps:

  1. Install the Zoom app for Chrome from the Chrome Web Store.

  2. Open the app and log in to your Zoom account.

  3. Start or join a Zoom meeting.

  4. Click the "Record" button in the bottom-left corner of the screen.

  5. When you're finished with the meeting, click the "Stop" button to stop the recording.

The recorded meeting will be saved to your Zoom account and can be accessed at any time from the "Recordings" tab in the app.

Option 2: Use the Chrome Extension

Another option for recording a Zoom meeting on a Chromebook is to use the Chrome extension. This method is similar to using the Zoom app for Chrome, but instead of opening the app to start a meeting, you'll use the extension to start and stop the recording.

To use this method, follow these steps:

  1. Install the Zoom extension from the Chrome Web Store.

  2. Click the extension icon in the top-right corner of the Chrome browser.

  3. Log in to your Zoom account.

  4. Start or join a Zoom meeting.

  5. Click the "Record" button in the bottom-left corner of the screen.

  6. When you're finished with the meeting, click the "Stop" button to stop the recording.

The recorded meeting will be saved to your Zoom account and can be accessed at any time from the "Recordings" tab in the app.

Option 3: Use the Screen Recorder

If you prefer to use a screen recording tool, you can use the screen recorder built into your Chromebook to record a Zoom meeting. This method is great if you want to capture everything that's happening on your screen, including any other apps or windows that you have open.

To use this method, follow these steps:

  1. Press the "Ctrl + Alt + Shift + R" keys on your keyboard to start the screen recorder.

  2. Click "Start" to begin recording.

  3. Open the Zoom app or website and start or join a Zoom meeting.

  4. When you're finished with the meeting, press the "Ctrl + Alt + Shift + R" keys again to stop the recording.

The recorded video will be saved to your Downloads folder.

Option 4: Use a Third-Party Screen Recorder

There are also several third-party screen recording tools that you can use to record a Zoom meeting on a Chromebook. Some popular options include Loom, Screencastify, and CloudApp.

To use a third-party screen recorder, simply follow the steps provided by the specific tool you're using. In general, you'll need to install the tool, open it, and begin the recording process before starting or joining a Zoom meeting. Then, when you're finished with the meeting, you'll stop the recording and save the resulting video to your computer.

Option 5: Use the Zoom Mobile App

If you have a phone or tablet running the Zoom mobile app, you can use it to record a Zoom meeting that you're attending on your Chromebook. This method is great if you want to capture audio and video from multiple devices, such as if you're presenting from your Chromebook but want to include footage from your phone or tablet as well.

To use this method, follow these steps:

  1. Install the Zoom app on your mobile device.

  2. Open the app and log in to your Zoom account.

  3. Join the Zoom meeting that you're attending on your Chromebook.

  4. Tap the "Record" button in the bottom-right corner of the screen.

  5. When you're finished with the meeting, tap the "Stop" button to stop the recording.

The recorded meeting will be saved to your mobile device and can be accessed at any time from the "Recordings" tab in the app.

Option 6: Use a Third-Party Audio Recorder

If you only need to record the audio from a Zoom meeting, you can use a third-party audio recorder to capture the sound. Some popular options include Audacity and Quicktime Player.

To use a third-party audio recorder, simply follow the steps provided by the specific tool you're using. In general, you'll need to install the tool, open it, and begin the recording process before starting or joining a Zoom meeting. Then, when you're finished with the meeting, you'll stop the recording and save the resulting audio file to your computer.

Check if Your Chromebook Can Record Zoom Meetings

Before you start the recording process, it's important to make sure that your Chromebook is capable of recording Zoom meetings. While most newer Chromebooks should have this capability, some older models may not.

To check if your Chromebook can record Zoom meetings, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Zoom app on your Chromebook.

  2. Click on the "Settings" button in the top-right corner of the screen.

  3. In the "General" tab, scroll down to the "Recording" section.

  4. If you see the option to "Record to the Cloud," your Chromebook can record Zoom meetings. If this option is not present, your Chromebook may not be able to record Zoom meetings.

Enable the Record to the Cloud Option

If your Chromebook is capable of recording Zoom meetings, the next step is to enable the "Record to the Cloud" option. This will allow you to record your Zoom meetings directly to the Zoom cloud, where you can access the recording later.

To enable the "Record to the Cloud" option, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Zoom app on your Chromebook.

  2. Click on the "Settings" button in the top-right corner of the screen.

  3. In the "General" tab, scroll down to the "Recording" section.

  4. Check the box next to "Record to the Cloud."

  5. Click "Save."

Start a Zoom Meeting and Record it

Now that you've enabled the "Record to the Cloud" option, you're ready to start a Zoom meeting and record it. Here's how to do it:

  1. Open the Zoom app on your Chromebook.

  2. Click on the "New Meeting" button in the top-left corner of the screen.

  3. Click on the "Record" button in the bottom-center of the screen.

The recording will start automatically, and you'll see a red dot on the "Record" button to indicate that the recording is in progress.

Pause and Resume the Recording

If you need to pause the recording for any reason, you can do so by clicking on the "Pause" button in the bottom-center of the screen. To resume the recording, click on the "Resume" button.

Stop the Recording

When you're ready to stop the recording, click on the "Stop" button in the bottom-center of the screen. The recording will stop, and the Zoom app will save the recording to the Zoom cloud.

View the Recording

To view the recording, follow these steps:

  1. Open the Zoom app on your Chromebook.

  2. Click on the "Meetings" tab in the top-left corner of the screen.

  3. Under the "Upcoming" section, you'll see a list of your upcoming and past meetings. Find the meeting you want to view the recording of and click on it.

  4. In the "Meeting Details" page, you'll see a "Recordings" section. Click on the "View" button next to the recording you want to view.

The recording will start playing in your browser.

Share the Recording with Others

If you want to share the recording with someone who wasn't able to attend the meeting, you can easily do so by following these steps:

  1. Open the Zoom app on your Chromebook.

  2. Click on the "Meetings" tab in the top-left corner of the screen.

  3. Under the "Upcoming" section, find the meeting you want to share the recording of and click on it.

  4. In the "Meeting Details" page, you'll see a "Recordings" section. Click on the "Share" button next to the recording you want to share.

  5. A pop-up window will appear with a link to the recording. You can copy the link and share it with others via email, chat, or any other method you prefer.

Download the Recording

If you want to save the recording to your Chromebook's local storage, you can do so by following these steps:

  1. Open the Zoom app on your Chromebook.

  2. Click on the "Meetings" tab in the top-left corner of the screen.

  3. Under the "Upcoming" section, find the meeting you want to download the recording of and click on it.

  4. In the "Meeting Details" page, you'll see a "Recordings" section. Click on the "Download" button next to the recording you want to download.

A pop-up window will appear with a download link. Click on the link to download the recording to your Chromebook's local storage.

Additional Tips

Here are a few additional tips to help you get the most out of your Zoom recordings on a Chromebook:

Make sure you have enough storage space available on your Chromebook to save your recording. If you're running low on storage, you may need to delete some files or move them to an external drive to make room for your recording.

Consider using a good quality microphone and headphones to improve the audio quality of your recording. This can make a big difference in the overall clarity and professionalism of your recording.

If you want to record just the audio from your Zoom meeting, you can use the built-in audio recording feature on your Chromebook. To do this, simply click on the "Audio" tab in the screen recorder and select "Record audio only."

If you're hosting a webinar or workshop on Zoom and want to record just the audio and video from a specific participant, you can use the "Record a Specific Window" feature in the screen recorder. To do this, click on the "Record a Specific Window" button in the screen recorder, then select the window of the participant you want to record.

Conclusion

Recording your Zoom meetings on a Chromebook is a simple process that can be very useful for a variety of reasons. Whether you need to review the details of a meeting later or share the recording with someone who couldn't attend, being able to record your Zoom meetings can be a valuable skill to have. By following the steps outlined in this blog post, you'll be able to record, view, share, and download your Zoom meetings with ease on your Chromebook.

How Hume Can Help

In addition to the manual steps outlined in the previous sections, there are also tools available that can make the process of recording and transcribing Zoom meetings even easier. One such tool is Hume, an interview intelligence platform that can help hiring teams unlock their interview data and move faster while having access to more objective data.

Hume is designed to help companies streamline their hiring process by providing a platform for recording, transcribing, and summarizing interviews. With Hume, you can easily record your Zoom meetings and have the transcription automatically generated for you. This can be a huge time-saver, especially if you have multiple meetings to transcribe and need to review the details later.

In addition to transcription, Hume also provides a summary of the meeting, highlighting key points and areas of discussion. This can be especially helpful if you need to share the meeting with someone who wasn't able to attend, as they can quickly get up to speed on the main points discussed.

Overall, Hume is a valuable tool for anyone looking to streamline the process of recording and transcribing Zoom meetings. Whether you're a hiring manager looking to improve your interview process or just someone who wants to make it easier to review the details of your meetings, Hume can help.

Join the talent teams loving Aspect.

Join the talent teams loving Aspect.

Imagine transforming every interview into a strategic advantage. Dive deep into every conversation, free from the distraction of note-taking. This isn't just wishful thinking – with Aspect, it's how you'll redefine your hiring process.

More Content On Talent Acquisition