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How to Record Google Meet

Google Meet is a great way to connect with colleagues and clients, but how do you make sure you’re getting the most out of your meetings? Luckily, there’s a way to record your Google Meet sessions so you can go back and review what was said. Here’s how to do it.


With remote work and learning becoming more prevalent, chances are you’ve participated in or at least have heard of Google Meet.

Google Meet is a video conferencing app that lets you connect with others online. It’s available for free to anyone with a Gmail account, and there’s also a paid version for businesses and organizations. You can use Meet for things like:

  • Scheduling virtual meetings with colleagues or clients
  • Remote learning/teaching
  • Group project collaboration
  • Staying in touch with friends and family

Unlike some other video conferencing apps, Google Meet lets you create a meeting directly from your Gmail account without having to download any additional software. It also integrates well with other Google products like Calendar and Drive.

In this article, we’ll show you how to start or join a meeting in Google Meet, as well as how to record your Google Meet sessions.

What is Google Meet?

Google Meet is a video conferencing app that allows users to connect and collaborate in real time. The app is available on mobile and desktop, and it’s compatible with a range of devices, including Android, iOS, Windows, and Mac. Meet is also integrated with Google Calendar, so it’s easy to schedule and join meetings.

How to install Google Meet?

Google Meet is a video-communication service developed by Google. It is one of two apps that replaced Google Hangouts, and it is available on the web and through mobile apps for iOS and Android.

How to use Google Meet?

Visit or open the app. If you don’t have Meet, download the app.

Choose an existing video meeting or start a new meeting.

Share the meeting link with invited guests.

Click Join meeting. Alternatively, if someone starts a meeting and you receive an email invitation, you can click

Join Meeting in the email to join without requiring a Google account. You can also join using a phone by calling in: US: +1 669-900-6833 PIN: 323 670 982#

How to record Google Meet?

Go to in your web browser and log in with your Google account.

Click the ” Upcoming ” tab on the left side of the screen.

Find the meeting you want to record, then click the More options button (it looks like three dots) next to that meeting and select Record meeting from the drop-down menu. If you don’t see this option, it means recording hasn’t been enabled for your organization by your G Suite administrator.

When you’re done recording, go to and click the ” Meetings ” tab on the left side of the screen. Here you’ll see a list of all your recorded meetings. You can play back any recording by clicking it, or download it by clicking More options and then Download recording from the drop-down menu.

How to share your screen on Google Meet?

If you’re presenting or want to collaborate on a project, you can share your screen on Google Meet. Note: You can’t share your screen on mobile devices.

Share your screen

Open Google Meet. In the bottom right corner, click Present now . Select an option: Share entire screen: To share everything you see on your monitor, click Share . To stop sharing, click Stop sharing .

Share a window: To share only one app or program, at the top of your screen, click Window . To stop sharing, click.

Stop sharing.

Click Present.

If you’re using Chrome and have more than one monitor, at the top of your screen, next to “Share,” click Fit to screen or Choose section to choose which part of your monitors to share.

How to add participants on Google Meet?

If you’re the meeting host, you can add participants to your Google Meet video call while the call is in progress. You can also add people after the meeting has started by opening “More actions” and selecting “Add people.”

To add participants while in a video call:

  • Tap More .
  • Tap Add people .
  • Enter the name or email address of the person you want to add. To add multiple people at once, separate each name or email address with a comma.
  • Tap Done .

How to mute participants on Google Meet?

Google Meet doesn’t have a feature to mute all participants at once but there is a workaround for that. Follow these steps:

  • In your browser, open Google Meet.
  • Click the 3 dots in the top right corner and select Settings.
  • Under “In meeting (advanced),” turn on Mute all except host.
  • Close the settings window.
  • You’ll see a toast message telling you that participants will be muted when they join.


Q: How do I record a Google Meet?
A: In order to record a Google Meet, you will need to have the “Record to Drive” extension installed. You can install this extension by going to the Chrome Web Store and searching for “Record to Drive.”

Once you have installed the extension, you will be able to record your Google Meet by clicking on the “Record” button in the extension’s menu.

Q: How do I know if my Google Meet was recorded?
A: After you have stopped recording, a new video file will appear in your Google Drive. The video file will be named after the date and time of your meeting.

Q: Can I share my recorded Google Meet with others?
A: Yes! You can share your recorded Google Meet with anyone by sending them a link to the video file in your Google Drive.


To conclude, recording a Google Meet is a great way to capture important meeting information or create a video tutorial. The process is simple and only takes a few minutes. Best of all, you can choose to record either the entire meeting or just specific sections.

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