Turn recording on or off for Meet

This feature is available with the G Suite Enterprise and G Suite Enterprise for Education editions. Compare editions

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

Turn recording on or off

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, see Turn Drive on or off for users.

Step 2: Turn recording on or off for Meet

  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. On the left, select the organizational unit  or groupyou want to manage. For all users, select the top-level organizational unit.
  5. Click Recording and check or uncheck the Let people record their meetings box.
  6. Apply the settings:
    • If the setting is for the top-level organizational unit, click Save.
    • If the setting is for a child organizational unit and is different than the parent, click Override.
    • If the setting is for a group, click Save. If you have multiple groups, choose which group has priority in determining a user's setting. Learn more.

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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