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Learn how to record a Skype for Business meeting so it can be shared later.

The following procedures describe how to perform tasks on a computer running Windows. To see instructions for other devices, see Specific "how to" instructions for your device.

To record a Skype for Business meeting on your PC

  1. From the Skype for Business meeting window, click the Options button in the lower right (the ellipsis) and then choose Start Recording.

    During your Skype for Business meeting, click Start Recording

    It's good practice to let people know that you are recording the meeting. Skype for Business also displays the message "Recording has started" in the meeting window--for all attendees to see.

  2. If you need to pause/play or stop recording, use the buttons in the lower right of the meeting window.

    Use the controls to Pause and Stop recording buttons

    The recording stops automatically when you hang up from the meeting. Skype for Business saves the recording as an MP4 to the location you choose.

Specific "how to" instructions for your device

You cannot record a Skype for Business meeting from Skype for Business for Android.

You cannot record a Skype for Business meeting from Skype for Business for iOS.

You cannot record a Skype for Business meeting from Skype for Business for Windows Phone.

Skype for Business is not available on Mac OS X devices.

To record a Skype for Business meeting in Office Online

  1. From the Skype for Business meeting window, click the Options button in the lower right (the ellipsis) and then select Start Recording.

    It's good practice to let people know that you are recording the meeting. Skype for Business also displays the message "Recording has started" in the meeting window--for all attendees to see.

  2. To stop recording, or if you need to pause, use the buttons in the lower right of the meeting window.

  3. To replay, publish, or delete your recordings, click the Options button again, and select Manage Recordings.

Not everyone can make the meeting today, and we'll be covering some important information, so I'll record the meeting so it can be shared later.

With Skype for Business, I can capture the entire meeting, including audio, video, IMs — even screen sharing.

I like to let everyone know in advance that the meeting will be recorded.

"Hey everyone, just want to let you know that I'll be recording this."

From the meeting window, I’ll click the Options button, and then click Start Recording.

A quick notification reminds the participants that the meeting is being recorded.

If I need to, I’ll use the controls at the bottom of the meeting to pause, resume, or stop the recording.

Skype for Business saves the recording as an MP4.

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