How to Manage Zoom Recordings in Canvas

How to Manage Zoom Recordings in Canvas

Zoom will record meetings to one of two locations, your computer or the Zoom cloud.

If you need general Zoom support not specifically using Canvas, such as account or licensing information, software updates, integrations with other software (Outlook), and using the HIPAA client please see these Information Services Zoom Pages

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View Zoom Recordings in Canvas

 Log into Canvas and open the course site the Zoom meeting was created in and recorded to the Cloud. An email is sent to you when the Cloud recording is available.

Click on Zoom Meetings [1] on the Course Navigation Menu.

When the Zoom tool opens, there are four tabs. Click on the Cloud Recordings tab [2]. Note the Show my course recordings only option box [3].

To download or share a recorded Zoom meeting from the cloud, click on the link to the Meeting Title or Files [4]. The two files are a video file and an audio only file.

canvas zoom cloud recordings tab


You have two file options: the Recording (Video) file and an Audio Only (Audio) file. You can Download or Share either file type.

Selecting Download will download the file to your computer.

canvas zoom download recorded meetings options


Selecting Share will open a new dialog box where you can copy the file in order to share the recording in a Canvas announcement, on a page, or in an email.

Select Copy and go to a Canvas Announcement or email and past the message there.

canvas zoom copy cloud recording to share via announcement, email, or on a canvas page ​​​​​

For information on accessing recordings in the Zoom app, see Zoom: How to Record Meetings.

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