How to Delete Teams Recording with Easy Steps

Are you finding the best method to delete Teams' recordings? If yes, this detailed guide will be valuable to assist you in acknowledging all the information related to deleting the desired recordings from your Teams account, along with efficient recording software.

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Melissa Lee

Updated on Apr 19, 2024

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Video conferencing and recording software like Google Meets, Zoom, and Microsoft Teams are becoming popular, especially after COVID. However, Teams is preferred because of its valuable functionalities, Office 365 collaboration, and integration with third-party apps like Slack.

Whether there is an official meeting or a class recording, it's being recorded for later use or sharing with others. However, people want to free up the storage space when these recordings are no longer helpful. Plus, you might have recorded a meeting accidentally, and it got posted on Microsoft Teams channel posts.

In this scenario, you will surely ask how to delete the Teams recording. Since these recordings are saved in OneDrive or SharePoint instead of Microsoft Stream, the below information will be helpful for you. Let's walk into the details!

Will Teams Delete Recording Automatically?

No doubt, only the person who has started the recording or the one with the permission can delete the recording. However, these recordings also get deleted in the updated Microsoft Teams app after a specific time.

The maximum period is of 20 days for the newly created recordings of the meetings (TMRs) while 21 days in the Teams' conversations. However, the duration is 60 days from the creation date to access and download recordings via OneDrive and SharePoint. After this period, the recordings will be deleted automatically from everywhere.

But remember that the admins can set the meetings recordings' expiration time to never auto-expire. This way, you can access the recordings anytime, and admins can delete them at their convenience!

How to Delete Teams Recording

Microsoft Teams is a comprehensive video conferencing platform that helps you to collaborate even in real-time, thus enabling you to share content for multiple purposes. Though there are other software available in the market, its preference is because of the extra efficiency and collaboration functions. You can use the other Microsoft apps to share documents and other files to increase your work productivity. This ultimately leads to a boost in team productivity.

Moreover, you can communicate at an advanced level using emoticons, gifs, and links. Even it is possible to provide the users with a fabulous online meeting experience. No doubt people may encounter some issues but deleting the Teams recording is at the top. Therefore, you must follow precise steps to get the desired results.


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Here is a step-by-step tutorial on how to easily delete the Teams Recording:

Step 1. Firstly, you have to either download and install the team and then open your account or simply sign up/in on its web portal. Now, select the "Chat" option from the left-column menu to check the recording. In another case of channel recordings, click "Teams" and then the "General" > "Posts" tab under the desired channel.

Delete Teams Recording Select Post

Step 2. Whether you find the recording in the "Posts" section or "Chats", press it to get the option of "Open in Microsoft Stream". Clicking this option will lead you to the streaming option.

Delete Teams Recording Open Stream

Step 3. In the final step, you need to click the "Three dots" menu and then the "Delete" button. From the confirmation message, choose "Delete the video". You are all done!

Delete Teams Recording Delete the Video

Record and Manage Teams Meeting with EaseUS RecExperts

Though you can stream and record on Microsoft Teams, choosing another screen recording software is wise if you want to overcome all the issues before, during, and after the recording. And for the high quality and improved efficiency, EaseUS RecExperts must be your way to go.

It is coherent and comprehensive software to help you with better recordings. It lets you record full screen on windows 10 or record a particular area of the screen/window. You can easily schedule the recordings via its Task scheduler feature by mentioning the recording's starting time, duration, and name. Plus, its Auto split and Auto stop functions help you split and stop the recordings at the given time.

Even you can turn on the GPU hardware acceleration for better quality recordings by using the minimum system resources. Furthermore, controlling the audio and video parameters is all in your control. Even you can adjust the volume and choose quality as standard, high, or original. In case of recording a lecture or tutorial, you can quickly use the feature of a webcam to record your live video along with the screen. Plus, it is possible to record system audio and microphone at the same time.

Check the video tutorial below:

Delete Teams Recording


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Here is a step-by-step text tutorial:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts on your computer. Before recording, you can choose from two recording modes. To record the whole screen, choose the "Full Screen" mode; to record a part of the screen, select "Region".

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. You can also choose to record the screen with your webcam, system sound, microphone. Just click to select them. You can also set auto split, auto recording with various functions on the interface.

Record with Webcam and Audio

Step 3. Then, click on the red "REC" button to start recording. To pause the recording, click on the white double vertical bar; to end the recording, click on the red square sign. They are located on the menu bar appearing on your screen.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. After recording, you will be led to the recording list. Here you can view, split, extract audio, take screenshots, delete, and manage your recordings, etc. To start a new recording with previous settings, click on the "REC" button on the top of the window.

Recording List Window


Now, it's time to conclude the guide about how to delete the Teams recording after providing you with all the relevant information. Indeed, it's easier to carry out this task, but you may find it complex. So you should start using an ideal recording software that does not give rise to any issues while deleting the recordings. EaseUS RecExperts proves to be the best partner in this regard. It does not only help you in recording efficiently but also managing the relevant tasks, be it editing or deletion.

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