Turn recording on or off for Meet

This feature is available with the G Suite Enterprise and G Suite Enterprise for Education editions. For details, see Compare G Suite editions.

As a G Suite administrator, you can allow meeting organizers and participants in the same organization to record video meetings. 

Step 1: Turn on Google Drive

Because recordings are stored in Drive, you need to make sure that Drive is turned on for your users. For details, go to Turn Drive on or off for users.

Step 2: Turn recording on or off for Meet

Before you begin: To apply the setting for certain users: Put their accounts in an organizational unit (to set by department) or put them in a configuration group (to set for users across or within departments).

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in @gmail.com).

  2. From the Admin console Home page, go to Appsand thenG Suiteand thenGoogle Hangouts.
  3. Click Meet settings.
  4. To apply the setting to everyone, leave the top organizational unit selected. Otherwise, select a child organizational unit or a configuration group.
  5. Click Recording and check or uncheck the Let people record their meetings box.
  6. Click Save. If you configured an organizational unit or group, you might be able to Inherit/Override an organization or Unset a group.

Changes typically take effect in minutes, but can take up to 24 hours. For details, see How changes propagate to Google services

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