Zoom - Syncing Local Recordings to OneDrive

How to Sync Zoom Recordings with OneDrive

Step 1: Make sure OneDrive is set up on your local computer

Installation Guides for OneDrive:

If OneDrive is not running on your local computer, it can be found in the Start Menu. You maybe be prompted with this window.  If you are, enter your TRU email address, and on the next screen provide your password and Multifactor Authentication prompt (If prompted).

Follow the prompts to finish setting up a folder on your computer that is connected to your OneDrive; it will list the folder in your File Explorer like so:

Step 2: Change the Zoom Local Recording Folder
In the Zoom application installed on your computer, go to Settings > Recording and change the location of your local recordings to the OneDrive folder:

  1. Click on the GEAR in the upper right-hand corner
  2. Select Recording from the left-hand menu
  3. Click on the CHANGE button next to the path box
  4. Navigate to OneDrive-Thompson Rivers University in the list of available folders
  5. Click OK to save the changes and close the Browse window

Step 3: Locally Record Your Zoom Meeting

Once your meeting has started, and you have notified participants that it will be recorded, click on the RECORD button at the bottom of the meeting.  Then select Record on this Computer to record it locally

NOTE: If you choose to record it to the Cloud, your recording will be deleted automatically after 120 days.

At the end of your meeting, the recording will be available in the folder as shown here:

Step 4: View the Recording in OneDrive and Manage Access

Open a web browser and go to https://office.com. Sign in with your TRU account.

  1. Click Apps on the left hand menu
  2. Select OneDrive from the available applications listed


Your recordings will be listed under MY FILES

From here, you can click on the three dots next to the name of the recording and choose to either Share the meeting or Manage Access for the folder containing the meeting recording. By default, only you will be able to see this recording.


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