How to watch a Zoom Recording

How to watch the Zoom Cloud recording from your Blackboard site


Step 1: Click the Zoom Sessions and Recordings tab from the left navigational menu.

This tab name may vary depending on how your Blackboard site has been set up.


Step 2  Click on the Zoom session link. 

The Zoom link name will vary depending on how your Blackboard site has been set up or you may be automatically redirected to step 3.


Step 3:  The Zoom page will open in a new browser.  Click the Cloud Recordings tab


Helpful Hint

Zoom start and end dates are displayed by the user's Zoom profile account setting preferences. Please make sure your Zoom account is set to the correct time zone. To change your time zone, click on the pencil symbol.


Step 4:  For the recording you want to watch, click on the topic name


Step 5: You will see multiple files. From the below screenshot we can see two files, Audio-Only-1 and Recording-1. Also note the file size.

Locate the Recording-1 file and click the play button.


Step 6: All Zoom videos require a passcode.  Once you click the Play button you will see a green message Copy Passcode to Clipboard.


You can also click the eye button to reveal the passcode


Step 7:  If the page does automatically redirect, you may need to click the play button again.

Paste in the Passcode into the field and click Watch Recording. 


Windows Keyboard shortcuts - Press and hold CTRL then V

Mac Keyboard shortcuts  - Press and hold Command then V