Carnegie Mellon University

Recording Meetings

Looking to record your next meeting to share after the event? Hoping to use a Zoom meeting as a future training tool? CMU's Zoom account offers both local and cloud recording. 

Local or Cloud Recording

  1. From within your Zoom meeting, click Record.
  2. Indicate whether you would like to record to your hard drive(local) or the cloud.
  3. Click Record.
  4. To manage your cloud recordings or share with others, sign in to your account at, and choose to the Recordings (left).

Note: Be concious of recording to the cloud when sharing sensitive university information and consider recording locally. You can also password-protect cloud recordings for increased security.

Recording Settings

To set your recording preferences for all meetings:

  1. Sign in to your account at, and choose Meeting Settings and the Recording tab.
  2. Choose your options for:
    • Local recordings
    • Cloud recordings
    • Automatic recording
    • Sharing cloud recordings
    • Auto-delete cloud recordings
    • Audio notificatons of recorded meetings
Note: Changes made in the Recording Settings tab apply to all recorded meetings.