How to Record Zoom video in Cloud

Cloud recording commentary video

Cloud recording is automatically available to all paid subscribers.

If you record a meeting and select “Record in Cloud” , video, audio and chat text will be recorded in Zoom Cloud. Recording files are stored in My Recordings and can be downloaded to your computer or shared via a link.

This feature can also be limited by hierarchy by the administrator.

Requirements for using cloud records

  • Zoom Pro, Business, Education, API Plan
  • Cloud record add-on registration plan
  • Account Admin Can Enable or Disable Account Management
  • Members must have a Pro license.
  • You need Zoom client version 3.5 or higher for PC, Mac, iOS and Android.

Storage and playback / download

The following is a storage capacity account provided free of charge using:

Plan typeFree account capacity
Pro1 GB / Pro User
Business1 GB / Pro User
Education0.5 GB / Pro User
Zoom Rooms1 GB / Zoom Room
  • An email alert is sent to the account owner when the usage reaches 80% of registered storage capacity.
  • The pricing for additional storage is as follows.
planstorageAdditional 1GB
$ 40 / month100 GB$ 1.5 / GB
$ 100 / month500 GB$ 0.5 / GB
$ 500 / month3 TB$ 0.1 / GB

Enable cloud recording (entire organization)

  1. Log in to the Zoom Web Portal as an administrator with permission to edit account settings and click Account Settings .
  2.  [ Record ] to move to the tab, [ cloud record ] Make sure you have enabled the setting.If the setting is invalid, switch the Status switch to enable. When the authentication dialog appears, click to turn on and select], to validate the change.

(Optional) To make this setting mandatory for all users of your account, click the lock icon and click Lock to confirm the setting.

This allows Pro users to enable cloud recording for meetings. 
* Note: Account administrators and owners can disable the download download feature of their account by selecting “Disable Download Cloud Recording” on the account management page.

Cloud records to enable the specific group )

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal as an administrator with permission to edit user groups, and click Group Management .
  2. Click the name of the group and then click the Settings tab.
  3.  [ Record ] to move to the tab, [ cloud record ] Make sure you have enabled the setting.If the setting is invalid, switch the Status switch to enable. When the authentication dialog appears, click to turn on and select], to validate the change.(Add screenshots with settings enabled)Note: If the option is grayed out, it is locked at the account level and needs to be changed at that level.

(Optional) To make this setting mandatory for all users of this account, click the lock icon and click Lock to confirm the setting.

Enable Cloud Recording (User)

  1. Sign in to the Zoom web portal and click My Meeting Settings .
  2. Record ] to move to the tab, [ cloud record Make sure you have enabled the setting.If the setting is invalid, switch the Status switch to enable. When the authentication dialog appears, click to turn on and select], to validate the change.
  1. Note: If the option is grayed out, it is locked at the group or account level and you need to contact the zoom administrator.

Start cloud recording

To record a meeting on the cloud:

  1. I will start a meeting.
  2. Select the Record button on the toolbar and select Record to Cloud .
  3. To stop the recording, stop the recording or end the meeting.
  4. When recording is stopped, the data is converted and stored in the cloud. Once the data has been saved, Zoom will send an email to the host email address.

For information on recording on mobile, see How to Record on Mobile Devices .

Check the cloud record

You can check the recorded conference from [ My Recording ].

If the recording data has not been returned yet, the recording will be displayed in the list, but the message “Processing of recording …” will be displayed.

Once the conversion process is complete, you can play, share, download or delete cloud recordings.


 If you want to cut off the recording of a shared video and start or end it at a specified time, you can set the playback range. For more information, see ” Playing Cloud Records “.

Password the cloud record

If you want to restrict access to the download / share link of cloud recording, you can password protect the recording.

  1. My recording and select topic link on the page.
  2. Select [ Share ] in the password protected record .

Password Protection ] Enter the password to be used by switching the switch [ Save Press] [ be copied to the clipboard and the pasting to the location of] to hope.