How to Record a Zoom Video Meeting as a Participant

How to Record a Zoom Video Meeting as a Participant

In today’s world of remote work and virtual meetings, Zoom has become an essential tool for communication and collaboration. However, there may be times when you would like to record a Zoom meeting as a participant. How can you record a Zoom meeting without permission? In this blog post, we will explore three tools that allow you to do so on your iPhone, Android smartphone, and web browser. For more information on how to record Zoom meetings and what programs to use, follow this link. Let’s get started!

1. DU Recorder

DU Recorder for iPhone offers many functions for recording the display, editing the recorded video, and easily sharing it on video-sharing websites. This app also has the added functionality of livestreaming to platforms such as YouTube, Facebook, and Twitch. Here are the steps on how you can record a Zoom meeting without permission:

1. Open the App Store on your iPhone and search for DU Recorder. Tap on the Get button to download and install the app.

2. Add the Screen Recording control to your Control Center if you don’t already have it. To do this, go to Settings > Control Center, and then tap + next to Screen Recording.

3. Open your Zoom meeting and swipe down from the top right of the screen to open your Control Center. Press and hold the Record icon, select the DU Recorder Live option, and turn on your microphone to start recording.

4. Simply tap the red bar at the top to stop recording when you are finished. The recorded video will then appear in the app library, where you can edit and share it.


2. XRecorder

XRecorder is a popular free screen recording application for Android that allows you to screen record any video playing on your mobile device. It also lets you take screenshots from videos.  Here is a step-by-step guide to help you record Zoom meetings as an attendee with XRecorder:

1. Find XRecorder in the Google Play Store on your Android smartphone and tap on the Install button to download the app. Once installed, open the app.

2. Before you join the Zoom meeting, configure the recording settings to your liking, including video quality, resolution, and audio source, and grant the necessary permissions when the app asks for them.

3. To start recording your screen, tap the Video button at the bottom of the XRecorder interface. Now is the time to join your Zoom meeting.

4. To finish the recording, swipe down from the top of the screen and then tap the Stop button.


3. Flixier

Flixier is an online video editing platform that offers various features, including screen recording capabilities. It allows users to capture their computer screens, record videos, and edit them seamlessly within the same platform. It also offers green-screen video editing, split-screen video creation, adding subtitles and captions, etc. To use Flixier for screen capture, follow these steps:

1. Visit the official Flixier website using your favorite web browser.

2. Sign up for a free account on Flixier, or log in if you already have one.

3. Once signed in, click on Tools and select Screen Recorder from the drop-down list.

4. Choose what content of your screen you want to capture: a specific tab of your web browser, an open window, or the entire screen.

5. Click Stop to finish capturing your screen. Now you can preview the recording and save it to your computer or import it into the Flixier library for further editing.


While it is essential to respect the privacy and permissions of Zoom meeting hosts, there may be situations where it is necessary to record Zoom meetings without the host’s permission. In this blog post, we explored three tools to do this: DU Recorder for iPhones, XRecorder for Android smartphones, and Flixier for any device with a web browser. It is important to note that recording meetings without permission should be done responsibly and within legal and ethical boundaries. Always respect the privacy and confidentiality of the meeting participants, and use these methods responsibly.