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Solved: How do I fix Microsoft Teams meeting video recording link not available, missing, lost, or not showing?

Problem Symptom

Microsoft Teams allows the host to record the meeting session as a video in MP4 format, then shared by the host with others or kept private for reference purposes. Teams users recently reported being unable to locate the Teams meeting recording files because the recording does not display in the meeting chat. The user does not exactly sure where the output recording files are stored.

Solved: How do I fix Microsoft Teams meeting video recording not available, missing, lost, or not showing?

In this article, we will look at the steps to download meeting recording MP4 files from either recent Teams chat, OneDrive for Business, or SharePoint.

Content Summary

Potential Causes
Pre-check
Solution 1: Remove participants after the meeting ended
Solution 2: Trigger chat service event
Solution 3: Access to the storage location to download the Microsoft Teams meeting recording
Download Teams meeting recording from the recent chat
Download Teams meeting recording from the Microsoft Stream
Download Teams meeting recording from SharePoint
Download Teams meeting recording from OneDrive
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Potential Causes

  • The meeting recording is still in progress.
  • Do not have the required license to perform meeting recordings.
  • Do not have enough permission to perform meeting recordings.
  • Teams meeting recordings are not available in your region.
  • Not everyone logged out from the meeting.
  • the known issue prevents the meeting recording link from appearing.
  • The meeting recording media files were misplaced.

Pre-check

Make sure to stop the recording before the meeting ended.

Make sure all meeting attendees logged out from the Microsoft Teams meeting.

Make sure you have fulfilled the following prerequisites to initiate the meeting recording:

  • You are using the Desktop version of Microsoft Teams with one of the following licenses: Office 365 E1, Office 365 A1, Office 365/Microsoft 365 A3, Office 365/Microsoft 365 A5, Microsoft 365 E3, Microsoft 365 E5, Microsoft 365 F1, Office 365/Microsoft 365 F3, Microsoft 365 Business Basic, Microsoft 365 Business Standard, Microsoft 365 Business Premium SKUs.
  • Licensed with Microsoft Stream.
  • Permission for Microsoft Stream upload video.
  • Consented to the company guidelines.
  • Sufficient storage in Microsoft Stream for recordings to be saved.
  • TeamsMeetingPolicy-AllowCloudRecording setting set to true.
  • The user is not an anonymous, Guest, or federated user in the meeting.
  • Teams meeting recording feature only available in the following regions: United States, Europe, Asia Pacific, Australia, India, United Kingdom, or Canada.

Solution 1: Remove participants after the meeting ended

Step 1: Logged back into the previous meeting.

Step 2: Select Participants in the meeting toolbar to find out anyone who did not log themselves out from the meeting.

Step 3: Click on their name in this list.

Step 4: Click on the 3 Dots (Ellipses) icon.

Step 5: Choose the Remove from meeting option from the context menu.

Choose the Remove from meeting option from the context menu.

Step 6: You’ll be able to retrieve or view the recording from the meeting chat as normal after a short while.

You’ll be able to retrieve or view the recording from the meeting chat as normal after a short while.

Solution 2: Trigger chat service event

Perform the below action to trigger a chat service event and restore the meeting recording link.

Step 1: Scroll up to the top of the chat window.

Step 2: Scroll back to the bottom.

Solution 3: Access to the storage location to download the Microsoft Teams meeting recording

According to Microsoft, Teams recording storage locations differ depending on the type of meeting whether channel or non-channel. You can check the RecordingStorageMode by executing the command Get-CsTeamsMeetingPolicy -Identity Global. After that, you can find the recording according to the RecordingStorageMode.

  • If the RecordingStorageMode is OneDriveforBusiness, for non-channel meetings, the meeting recording is stored in the Recordings folder at the top level of the OneDrive for Business that belongs to the person who started the meeting recording.
  • For Channel meetings, the meeting recording is stored in the Recordings folder in the SharePoint Teams site documentation library.

Meeting recordings can only be downloaded by the meeting recorder and organizer. The other attendees will only be able to view it.

Download Teams meeting recording from the recent chat

After understanding where are the Microsoft Teams meeting recordings stored, now you can proceed to perform the following steps to find the meeting recording from the recent chats in Microsoft Teams.

Step 1: Press the Windows key to open the Start menu.

Step 2: Type Microsoft Teams in the Search box.

Step 3: Click on the Open option for Microsoft Teams.

Type Microsoft Teams in the Search box. Click on the Open option for Microsoft Teams.

Step 4: Click on the recorded meeting in the recent chats.

Click on the recorded meeting in the recent chats.

Step 5: Click on the meeting recording to open the meeting recording in the web browser.

Click on the meeting recording to open the meeting recording in the web browser.

Step 6: Click on the Download option from the top of the screen to download it onto your device.

Click on the Download option from the top of the screen to download it onto your device.

Download Teams meeting recording from the Microsoft Stream

Step 1: Sign in to the Microsoft Stream.

Step 2: Select the My content > Meetings to open the Meetings page.

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Download Teams meeting recording from SharePoint

If you held the meeting on a channel, it will show up in the meeting chat or channel conversation. You can locate it in the Recordings folder accessible through the Files tab for the channel.

You can locate it in the Recordings folder accessible through Files tab for the channel.

Alternatively, the meeting recording is stored in the Teams site documentation library in the Recordings folder in SharePoint.

The meeting recording is stored in the Teams site documentation library in the Recordings folder in SharePoint.

All participants on the channel will be permitted to view the meeting recording.

Download Teams meeting recording from OneDrive for Business

For non-channel meetings, the meeting recording is stored in the Recordings folder under My files.

Example: <Recording user’s OneDrive for Business>/My files/Recordings

For non-channel meetings, the meeting recording is stored in the Recordings folder under My files.

If OneDrive is mapped and available right from File Explorer, just copy the MP4 files from OneDrive and paste them into a local directory, network drive or a third-party cloud file storage will do.

If OneDrive is not mapped in the Windows File Explorer, then login to office.com, and use the web version of OneDrive to retrieve the recording MP4 files.

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