How To Start Google Meet Recording

Google Meet stands out as a favored platform for video conferencing, enabling remote connections between users. A noteworthy functionality within Google Meet is its recording capability, useful for revisiting crucial meetings or sharing them with those who couldn’t attend. This article will walk you through how to initiate a recording on Google Meet.

Step 1: Join a Google Meet

To start a Google Meet recording, you must first join a meeting. You can do this by clicking on the “Join” button in your email invitation or by opening the Google Meet app and entering the meeting code provided by the host.

Step 2: Enable Recording

Once you have joined a Google Meet, look for the three dots in the bottom right corner of your screen. Click on them and select “Record meeting” from the menu that appears. This will enable recording for the current meeting.

Step 3: Start Recording

After enabling recording, you can start the recording by clicking on the red record button in the bottom left corner of your screen. The button will turn red and a notification will appear to let everyone know that the meeting is being recorded.

Step 4: Stop Recording

When you are done recording, click on the stop button (a square with an X) in the bottom left corner of your screen. The recording will be saved to your Google Drive and can be accessed by clicking on the “Meet” tab in your Google Drive account.


Recording a Google Meet is a simple process that can be done in just a few steps. By following these guidelines, you can ensure that important discussions are captured and shared with others who may have missed the meeting.