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How to Record Zoom Meeting without/with Permission on Desktop/iPhone/Android

The global coronavirus pandemic has impacted people’s work and study style a lot. For safety, people have to work or study at home. In such a situation, Zoom meeting has played an important role to ensure the smooth communication between colleagues, or between teachers and students.

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When you attend a Zoom meeting, especially one lasts for long, it’d be wise to record the Zoom meeting for further reference in case that you forget any details. However, a participant cannot record the Zoom meeting with the default recording feature of Zoom, if the meeting host didn’t give him/her the permission. To do a favor in such a case, here in this post we will share the tips about how to record Zoom meeting without permission on computer or mobile phones.

Part 1: How to Record Zoom Meeting without Permission on Computer

What if you want to record Zoom meeting without permission? Is it possible to record Zoom meeting without notice? Well, the answer is "Yes". You can use Apeaksoft Screen Recorder to secretly record HD Zoom conference effortlessly. Furthermore, there are many screen recording features you can get.

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Step 1Launch Screen Recorder

Free download and install Apeaksoft Screen Recorder on your Windows or Mac computer.

Launch the Zoom recorder software. To record Zoom meeting, choose "Video Recorder" on the main interface.

Screen Recorder Main Interface

Step 2Set the input audio source

Draw the screen area to record freely. It is able to record full screen or custom region of Zoom meeting here. Then turn on both "System Sound" and "Microphone" options. You can adjust the volume slider below.

Custom Screen SizeStep 3Manage output settings

The default output video format is MP4. If you want to save the recorded Zoom meeting video to other formats, you can click "More settings" option on the top right corner of the window.

Locate "Output" section to select your target output video format, video quality, frame rate and other preferences. Later, choose "OK" to exit the window.

Output SettingStep 4Start to record Zoom meeting with audio without permission

Now click "REC" icon to start Zoom meeting recording secretly. This Screen Recorder allows users to pause, restart and stop screen recording with no time limitation.

When the process finishes, you will get a preview window. Choose "Save" and then click "Next" to move on.

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At last, you can save the video to computer or share it to YouTube easily.

You may also want to know: How to record Google Hangouts video and audio in high quality

Part 2: Easy Steps to Record Zoom Meeting with Permission on Computer

It would be very easy to record a Zoom meeting with the host's permission.

When you start the Zoom meeting, you can head to the Control bar directly. There is a "Record" icon at the bottom of the screen. Therefore, you can click this icon to start recording Zoom meeting immediately.

Later, when you want to stop Zoom recording, you can click "Stop Recording" in the same place on Control bar.

The recorded Zoom meeting will be saved as MP4 format. You can go the default Zoom destination folder to get your export video.

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Part 3: Record Zoom Meeting without Permission on iPhone - No Need Third Party App

It'd be much easier to record a Zoom meeting without permission for iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users. You do not need to install a third-party Zoom recorder app, just update to iOS 11, then you can record Zoom meeting without notice on iPhone by the default iOS screen recording feature.

Step 1Enable iOS screen recording

Power on your iOS device. Open "Settings" app. Choose "Control Center" in the list. Then select "Customize Controls" option.

Hit the green add icon before "Screen Recording". Choose "Back" button and turn on “Access Within Apps”.

Step 2Record a Zoom meeting on iPhone

Open Zoom app on your iPhone to attend a Zoom meeting as usual. When the Zoom meeting starts, swipe up from the bottom of the screen. Click "Record" icon from the "Control Center".

After the countdown, it will start to record Zoom meeting on iPhone. When you want to stop recording, just swipe down to click "Stop Recording" icon.

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Users who is running iOS version before 11, you need to download iPhone screen recorders to record Zoom meeting on your iPhone.

Part 4: How to Enable Zoom Cloud Recording on Android

To start with, you need to make a cloud recording add-on subscription plan.

In addition, make sure you are using Zoom recorder client version 3.5 or later on your Android phone or tablet.

Well, do not forget to enable the account admin in the "Account Management". With all those preparations, you can record Zoom meeting on Android with ease.

Step 1Enable Zoom cloud recording feature on Android

Run Zoom apk on your Android. Start a Zoom meeting. Tap the meeting screen, you can get the menu bar at the bottom.

Click "Participants" option. Later, choose “Record” below to start recording a Zoom meeting on Android.

Step 2Start Zoom cloud recording on Android

When you want to end the Zoom recording, tap the Android screen. Choose "Stop recording" to end the process.

If you want to view the recorded video, you can head to "My Recording" in the Zoom application.

Well, you may also see "Process Recording" when the meeting is under converting.

After above operations, you can convert or edit a Zoom recording file for further usages.

Wanna apply effects during Zoom screen recording at the same time? Just free download Apeaksoft Screen Recorder to record, edit and convert Zoom recording for a try.

FAQs about Recording Zoom Meeting without Host Permission

1. Why can’t I record my Zoom meeting?

That’s because the meeting host does not give you the permission to record the Zoom meeting. You can asks the host to give you the permission, alternatively, you can use a third-party recording tool to record the Zoom meeting without permission.

2. Does Zoom alert someone if I record the meeting without permission?

If you record a Zoom meeting with a third-party recording tool, like Apeaksoft Screen Recorder recommended above, the meeting host will not receive any alert.

3. Does Zoom record meetings secretly?

Zoom will notify all the participants when a host chooses to record a Zoom meeting. But if someone record the Zoom meeting without the host’s permission, there is a large possibility that Zoom cannot detect it and notify other participants.

That's all for how to record Zoom meeting without permission on desktop or smart phones. Please share this article to more people if it works.

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