How to Record Google Hangouts for Free | 5 Easy Ways

Can you record Google Hangout? How to record Google Hangouts? If you have no idea about that, you can find the best solution here. This post will show you the detailed tutorials to record a Google Hangout video and audio on Android, iPhone, Windows, and macOS.

Page Table of Contents

Jane Zhou

Updated on Nov 29, 2023

0 Views | 0 min read

Record Google Hangouts

How to Record in Google Hangout

Step 1. Join a call, choose "More" > "Record Meeting".

Step 2. Wait for the recording to start. 

Step 3. Click "More" > "Stop recording". Then you should click the "Stop recording" button again to verify.


Like Zoom, Google Hangout is a tool that enables you to do video meetings or text chats with your partners for work. Sometimes you or other people can not attend the meeting for some reason and do not want to miss the vital information during the meeting, then how to solve the problem?

The easiest way is to record Google Hangout meetings. Once recorded, you can check the information and know what's going on easily, but how to complete recording Google Hangouts? Just keep on reading to find more Google Hangout recorders to capture Hangouts privately.

Page Content:

How to Record Google Hangout Meeting for Free on Windows PC

To capture Google Hangout calls on PC, a Google Hangouts recorder is needed. EaseUS RecExperts is such a recording program. With a friendly user interface, it is best for both beginners and professionals to record all kinds of online meetings with a few simple clicks, including Zoom, Google Meet, etc.

Apart from that, this screen recording software gives you the freedom to capture a full screen or only a selected area. You can also use it to record audio, webcam, and live streaming with high-quality output videos. 

Key features:

  • Easy and intuitive workflow
  • Allow you to record audio and video separately or simultaneously
  • Record Google Hangout meetings in 1080P and 4K
  • Offer basic a trimming tool after recording

Don't waste precious time - download this Google Hangout recorder now!

Step 1. Go to the meetings that you want to record. Then, launch EaseUS RecExperts on your devices. Choose the "Full Screen"  recording mode or select the recording area in the "Region" mode.

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. Choose to record the system sound, microphone sound or none by clicking on the according buttons. When it's time to start recording, click on the red "REC" button to begin.

Record Webcam System Microphone

Step 3. If you need to pause the recording, click on the white double vertical bar. To end the recording, click on the red square sign. You can also use the hotkeys "F10" and "F9" to pause or stop recording.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. After recording, you can view the meeting videos in the pop-up recording list.

Recording List Window

How to Record Google Hangout Session Private on Mac

If you want to capture Google Hangout meetings on Mac, you also can rely on EaseUS RecExperts, which has a macOS version now!

This Mac screen capture allows you to capture Google Hangout videos in high resolution. As a free screen recorder no watermark, it lets you capture your screen flexibly, including a full screen or selected area, or record screen with audio simultaneously. 

More than a screen recorder, it is an excellent audio recorder, which can help you easily capture system sound, microphone, or sound from other external audio devices. This Mac screen recording software can satisfy all your recording needs. 

How to record a Google Hangout video on Mac:

Step 1. Before joining the meeting, download and launch EaseUS RecExperts for Mac. Then, choose a suitable meeting recording area from two options: "Full Screen" or "Region".

main interface mac

Step 2. Then, click on the "Sound" button at the bottom left corner to select the suitable audio source. The two buttons on the "Select recording sound" window are available to decide if you want to capture system sound, microphone audio, or both of them.

select audio source

(Optional) To capture the webcam along with the meeting screen, the "Webcam" icon beside the "Sound" button can help activate a built-in camera or an external camera.

select webcam

After adjusting the settings, hit "REC" to start recording.

Step 3. During the recording, there will be a floating toolbar that enables you to pause or stop the recording, as well as take screenshots. When you want to save the video you captured, click "Stop" on this toolbar.

recording toolbar

Step 4. When the recording stops, a built-in player will pop up, and you can view the recorded video directly.

view recordings on mac

How to Record in Google Hangout [Built-in Feature]

To record Google Hangout video with audio, the easiest way is to use the built-in recording features in Google Hangout. This software allows you to host video conferences with up 9 other people at once, and it directly enables you to record the Hangouts call audio or video. After recording, you can send out a link to share the conference with other people. Now let's take a look at the detailed steps. 

Step 1. Join a video call and choose the "More" option followed by "Record Meeting".

How to record Google Hangout on air

Step 2. Wait for the recording to start. Other participants are notified when the recording starts or stops.

Step 3. When you finish, you can click "More" > "Stop recording". Then you should click the "Stop recording" button again to verify.

Step 4. Wait for the recording file to be generated and saved to the meeting organizer's folder. 

How to Record Google Hangout Video and Audio on Android

AZ Screen Recorder is a high-quality screen recording app for Android users. With a ton of features, this application provides an easy way to record screen videos, capture video calls like Hangout calls, and record streaming video from Periscope, Bigo Live, or YouTube. 

After recording the device screen, you can edit your recorded videos with the editing functions. Using AZ Screen Recorder, you can add background music and subtitles to your video. Also, you can trim, merge, crop, rotate, and compress the recorded video as you like.

Record Google Hangout on Android

Step 1. Download and open the application on your Android phone.

Step 2. Open the Hangouts app on your phone and join a conversation.

Step 3. Tap the orange camera button to begin recording the Hangout calls. When you are going to finish the recording, just tap this icon to stop or pause the recording.

How to Record Google Hangouts on iPhone Secretly

For iPhone users, you do not need to download any other applications to record Hangout calls, as there is a built-in screen recorder on your iPhone. It will assist you in capturing any activities on your iPhone effortlessly. Now take a look at the following tutorials to do the task better.

Record Google Hangouts on iPhone

Step 1. Unlock your iPhone and tap "Setting" > "Control Centre" > "Customize Controls". Then you can find the "Screen Recording" option at the bottom and tap the "+" icon beside it.

Step 2. Open the Hangouts application and join a video conversation. Swipe down from the top-right of the screen, and tap "Start Recording" to begin recording Hangouts. Here you can tap Microphone Audio to record the audio chat.

Step 3. To finish the recording process, tap the red bar, and confirm to stop recording. You can find the recorded video on your Photos app.

Note: Only iOS 11 or later version has a built-in screen recorder on iOS devices.


On this page, we have discussed 5 reliable ways to record Google Hangout meetings on computers and mobile devices. If you need to record the conference calls, you can pick anyone just based on your needs.

After reviewing all programs, you can find that EaseUS RecExperts is the best one that helps you record meetings very easily. Its simple and concise interface makes it suitable for even beginners. 

Google Hangouts Recording FAQs

1. How do I record a Google Hangout meeting?

You can rely on the screen recorders to record a Google Hangout meeting, like OBS Studio, EaseUS RecExperts, or some others. Or you can use the built-in screen recording feature to capture a Google Hangout meeting.

2. Can we record on Google Hangouts?

Classic Hangouts/video calls via classic hangouts do not have a recording feature, and the way you could record would be using a third-party application/product.

3. How do I record a video on Google Hangouts?

Recording a video on Google Hangouts is very easy. You can move to part 1 to find the detailed tutorials to record a video on Google Hangouts.

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

No Time Limit, No watermark

Start Recording

Our Team

  • Daisy

    Daisy is the Senior editor of the writing team for EaseUS. She has been working in EaseUS for over ten years, starting from a technical writer to a team leader of the content group. As a professional author for over 10 years, she writes a lot to help people overcome their tech troubles.…
    Read full bio
  • Jane Zhou

    Jane is an experienced editor for EaseUS focused on tech blog writing. Familiar with all kinds of video editing and screen recording software on the market, she specializes in composing posts about recording and editing videos. All the topics she chooses …
    Read full bio
  • Melissa Lee

    Melissa is a sophisticated editor for EaseUS in tech blog writing. She is proficient in writing articles related to screen recording, video editing, and PDF file conversion. Also, she's starting to write blogs about data recovery, disk partitioning, data backup, etc.…
    Read full bio
  • Jean

    Jean is recognized as one of the most professional writers in EaseUS. She has kept improving her writing skills over the past 10 years and helped millions of her readers solve their tech problems on PC, Mac, and iOS devices.…
    Read full bio
  • Jerry

    Jerry is a fan of science and technology, aiming to make readers' tech life easy and enjoyable. He loves exploring new technologies and writing technical how-to tips. All the topics he chooses aim to offer users more instructive information.…
    Read full bio
  • Larissa

    Larissa has rich experience in writing technical articles. After joining EaseUS, she frantically learned about data recovery, disk partitioning, data backup, screen recorder, disk clone, and other related knowledge. Now she is able to master the relevant content proficiently and write effective step-by-step guides on various computer issues.…
    Read full bio
  • Rel

    Rel has always maintained a strong curiosity about the computer field and is committed to the research of the most efficient and practical computer problem solutions.…
    Read full bio
  • Gemma

    Gemma is member of EaseUS team and has been committed to creating valuable content in fields about file recovery, partition management, and data backup etc. for many years. She loves to help users solve various types of computer related issues.…
    Read full bio