It is tricky to record a Zoom meeting as a participant if the recording feature isn’t enabled by the host. This can be inconvenient when you don’t want to miss any essential information during a lecture or conference to take notes. Fraid not; in this post, AWZware elaborates on how to record Zoom meetings without permission in 4 ways, even though you are not the host.
Can You Record a Zoom Meeting Without the Host Knowing
To put it simply, you cannot record a Zoom meeting without the host knowing if you use its built-in screen recorder. Zoom only allows the host to turn on the screen recording feature and it notifies all participants once someone starts recording. One way to record a Zoom meeting without notifying others is to utilize a third-party screen recorder.
How to Record Zoom Meeting Without Permission on Windows/Mac
AWZ Screen Recorder is an easy-to-use screen recording solution compatible with both Windows and Mac. The application enables you to record Zoom meetings as a participant without notifying others. You can record the system audio and your voice together or separately as you wish to capture detailed information. High quality is guaranteed to make the recordings clearer, providing a comfortable streaming experience.
Tap to download and install this screen recorder on your PC or Macbook. Let’s first take a look at how to record Zoom meetings without permission on Windows or Mac:
Step 1: Access audio from your computer and microphone
After joining a Zoom meeting, launch this software on your computer. Click on the drop-down arrows under the speaker and microphone tabs to select the audio device you use.
Step 2: Configure the recording area
Go to “Full Screen” under the screen selection icon and choose “Select Region” from the drop-down list. Draw a rectangle to select the area you want to record.
Step 3: Record the Zoom meeting without permission
TTap “REC” to start recording the Zoom meeting as a participant. When the meeting ends, press the stop button to save the recordings.
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How to Record Zoom Meeting Without Permission Online
Online screen-recording platforms like Media.io allow you to secretly record a Zoom meeting even if you are not the host as well. The software offers free services to capture your on-screen footage without a time limit. You can screen record Netflix TV shows, gameplay, and other content shown in a tab, window, or on the screen. For users who don’t want to install software, this can be an ideal choice.
The following is the detailed guide on how to record a Zoom meeting without permission online with Media.io:
Step 1: Enable the web-based screen recorder and select Screen only. Set the Recording Inputs and click Start Recording;
Step 2: In the pop-up window, go to Entire Screen and tap on the screen shown below;
Step 3: Toggle on Also share system audio and hit Share to record the meeting as a participant.
When the recording finishes, the site lets you edit it online before downloading. You can cut out unnecessary clips, crop the video, or add subtitles to perfect the file.
How to Record Zoom Meeting Without Permission on iPhone
Zoom is accessible as a desktop and mobile application, which means you can participate in and record a Zoom meeting as a participant without notifying the host and others. The preinstalled screen recording software supports capturing the whole screen on your phone when using any app. Multiple resolution options are provided to adjust the file size and quality.
Gear up to see how to record Zoom meetings without permission on iPhone:
Step 1: Hit Settings and locate Control Center. Click on the plus icon before Screen Recording to add it to your Control Center;
Step 2: Swipe down from the upper right and tap Screen Recording;
Step 3: Join the Zoom meeting to record it. Press the red button above to stop recording.
One drawback is that when recording a long video, it takes a long time to save the recording, which might lead to the loss of files. It is better not to record a meeting for more than one hour.
How to Record Zoom Meeting Without Permission on Android
Android phones also offer built-in recording software to capture your on-screen actions. Compared to Apple phones, Android's screen recorder allows you to choose to capture both audio from the system and your microphone at the same time or separately. When recording Zoom meetings as a participant, you can decide whether to record your own voice or not.
Check out how to record Zoom meetings without permission with an Android device:
Step 1: Scroll down from your screen. From the toolbar, find and tap on the screen recorder button;
Step 2: Enable the Record audio feature and click Start;
Step 3: Go back to Zoom to record the meeting.
We have summarized four methods for how to record Zoom meetings without permission. For different operating systems, corresponding tools and steps are introduced in detail. Windows and Mac users can try AWZ Screen Recorder. In addition to recording high-quality videos, you can use free editing tools to crop and compress videos for easy sharing.