How To Trim A Microsoft Teams Recording In Onedrive

Microsoft Teams has garnered popularity as a video conferencing tool where participants can record their meetings directly to OneDrive. At times, there might be a need to edit the recording by cutting out superfluous sections or to succinctly condense it. This article aims to walk you through the steps required to trim a Microsoft Teams recording stored in OneDrive.

Step 1: Access the Recording

To start, open your web browser and go to OneDrive. Sign in with your Microsoft account if you haven’t already.

Step 2: Find the Recording

Once you are signed in, navigate to the folder where your Microsoft Teams recordings are stored. This is usually the “Recordings” folder under your personal OneDrive account.

Step 3: Open the Recording

Click on the recording that you want to trim. The recording will open in a new tab or window, depending on your browser settings.

Step 4: Start Trimming

To start trimming the recording, click on the “Trim” button located in the toolbar above the video player. This will bring up the trimming interface.

Step 5: Set the Start and End Points

In the trimming interface, you can set the start and end points of the recording by dragging the sliders to the desired positions. You can also preview the trimmed video by clicking on the “Play” button.

Step 6: Save the Trimmed Recording

Once you are satisfied with the trimmed video, click on the “Save” button to save the changes. The recording will be saved in the same folder as the original recording, but with a new name that includes the date and time of the trimming.


Trimming a Microsoft Teams recording in OneDrive is a simple process that can help you create more concise and focused videos. By following these steps, you can easily trim your recordings and share them with others.