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If your organization uses for video calls, visit the classic Hangouts Administrator Help Center.

Turn recording on or off

This feature is only available with G Suite Enterprise.

The meeting organizer or another participant in the organizer's domain records the meeting. People in other domains can’t control the recording, but get notified when the recording stops or starts.

As a G Suite administrator, you can turn recording on or off.

Note: Before you begin, make sure that Drive is turned on. Recordings are saved in the meeting organizer's Google Drive.

  1. Sign in to your Google Admin console.

    Sign in using your administrator account (does not end in

  2. From the Admin console dashboard, go to Appsand thenG Suiteand thenGoogle Hangouts.
  3. Click Meet settings.
  4. Select the desired organizational unit.  
    Otherwise, your settings apply to your entire organization.
  5. Next to Recording, check or uncheck the Let people record their meetings box.

For more information, see Record a meeting

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