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How to Delete Zoom Recordings

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Deleting local recordings 

  1. Sign in to the Zoom desktop client. 
  2. Click Meetings
  3. Click the Recorded tab and select the meeting with a local recording. 
  4. Note: 
  5. Local recordings display the file path and options to play, or delete the recording. 
  6. If you only see the Open option, it means the recording is a cloud recording. 
  7. Click Delete to permanently delete the recording from your computer. 

Deleting cloud recordings 

  1. You can delete all cloud recordings in your account, all recordings in search results, or recordings for a specific meeting. This will move the files to the trash and you can permanently delete them from the trash manually. If you don't permanently delete them manually, they will be deleted after 30 days. Files in the trash don't count towards your cloud-recording storage limit. 
  2. Sign in to your Zoom web portal. 
  3. In the navigation menu, follow one of these options: 
  4. Admin: Click Account Management then Recording Management
  5. You will see list of cloud recordings in the account. 
  6. User: Click Recordings. 
  7. You will see a list of your cloud recordings. 
  8. Follow one of these methods to delete recordings: 

Deleting cloud recordings by meeting ID 

  1. Access recording management. 
  2. Next to the search box, select Search by ID
  3. Enter the meeting ID in the search box, then click Search
  4. Click More then Delete in the last column. 
  5. Click Yes to confirm and move the recordings to the trash. 
  6. Deleting all cloud recordings in a search results 
  7. Access recording management 
  8. Enter the desired date range and search criteria, then click Search
  9. Click the check box located in the header row of the table. 
  10. Click Delete Selected
  11. Click Yes to confirm and move the recordings to the trash. 

Deleting all cloud recordings 

  1. Access recording management. 
  2. Adjust the date range and status, then click Search
  3. From: Leave blank. 
  4. To: Select today's date. 
  5. Status drop-down menu: Select All Status
  6. Click the check box located in the header row of the table. 
  7. Click Delete Selected
  8. Click Yes to confirm and move the recordings to the trash.