Record a Zoom Meeting on Chromebook

Recording Zoom meeting on Chromebook is not easy as Zoom will update its settings sometimes. If you want to know the latest method, check with the guide here.

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Crystal Chen

Updated on Apr 19, 2024

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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 meetings like Zoom meetings without permission? The answer is using EaseUS RecExperts. This comprehensive screen recorder records meeting screen, audio, and webcam with simple clicks.

The best thing is that you can change the original background with a virtual one. You can choose from a classroom, studio, scenery, or more. After recording, you can let it generate a transcript for the meeting. Then, save it in MP4, AVI, MKV, etc. formats. You can even schedule recording tasks to record automatically. Download it to have a try now!

Steps for recording Zoom meetings using EaseUS RecExperts:

Step 1. Go to the video meeting that you want to record and launch EaseUS RecExperts on your devices. Choose the "Full Screen"  recording mode to record the whole screen or the "Region" mode to record your customized area.

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. Then, choose to record the system sound, microphone sound, webcam, or none by clicking on the according buttons. You can even record webcam with AI background. When all is done, click on the red "REC" button to begin.

Record with virtual bacground

Step 3. The recording process will start after a three-second countdown. If you want to pause the recording, click on the white double vertical bar ("F10"). To end the recording, click on the red square sign ("F9").

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. It saves your recordings in MP4, GIF, AVI, and more. After recording, you will be led to the recording list interface. Here, you can even use the AI assistant to export meeting discussions to text files.

EaseUS RecExperts AI Assistant

EaseUS also offers a free online screen recorder that lets you record Zoom meetings on Chromebooks. It is a simple and effective utility for recording your computer screen. This program is excellent for generating an instructional video, presentation, or game recording.

You can record your screen, audio, and camera at the same time and store your recordings in a variety of formats. One of the most notable benefits of EaseUS Free Online Screen Recorder is that it is completely free with no software installation required.

It does, however, offer certain limitations, such as limited editing choices and occasional recording errors. This program is a fantastic choice for anyone looking for a simple and rapid screen recording solution.

If you like, you can use it to record Zoom meetings on your Chromebook without permission.

easeus online screen recorder

Step 1. Open EaseUS Online Screen Recorder on your Chromebook.

Step 2. Check the Screen option and other options as needed.

Step 3. Click Start Recording to record your Chromebook screen.

Step 4. Tap Stop Recording when you finish the recording.

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. 

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

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