How to Fix Zoom Screen Recording Without Sound

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Screen recording is a useful tool for creating video tutorials, presentations, and demonstrations. It allows you to capture whatever is on your screen and create a sharable file in a matter of minutes. However, one potential problem that can occur is when there is no sound coming from the screen recording. This can be caused by several factors, including incorrect settings or incompatible hardware. In this blog post, we’ll discuss how to troubleshoot screen recording with no sound and provide tips for ensuring optimal audio quality.

First, check your settings to make sure that you have the correct audio source selected for recording. On most devices, you can access this setting in the Control Panel or System Preferences menu. If the wrong source is selected, it could be preventing sound from being recorded properly. Make sure that you select the right source—such as your computer’s internal microphone or an external microphone—before proceeding with the recording.

Next, check your computer’s audio settings to make sure they are properly configured for capturing sound during recordings. This includes making sure that your speakers are enabled and that their volume levels are set correctly. Additionally, ensuring that background noise cancellation is turned off will help minimize any interference with your recordings and maximize sound quality.

If you’re using Zoom for screen recording and experiencing no sound issues, there are a few steps you can take to troubleshoot the issue before contacting Zoom Support. First, make sure that you are using a supported version of Zoom and enabling audio when joining meetings or starting recordings. Additionally, try restarting Zoom as well as checking your system’s audio settings to ensure optimal performance when using Zoom for screen sharing and recording purposes.

Finally, there are some recommended hardware configurations to consider when trying to achieve optimal audio quality in screen recordings: if possible use external microphones instead of internal ones; reduce background noise by using headphones; invest in high-quality speakers; consider investing in mixing boards; use professional-grade software such as Audacity or Adobe Audition; use high-quality cables; and lastly keep all equipment clean and free of dust build-up which can also interfere with sound quality during recordings.

By following these simple guidelines and troubleshooting tips, you should be able to achieve crystal-clear sound quality in all of your screen recordings!

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Screen Recording Zoom Meetings with Sound

Yes, you can screen-record a Zoom meeting with sound. To do so, you will need to enable local recording in your Zoom settings. Once you have enabled local recording, you can go to the Meeting Controls and click on the “Record” button. This will open up different options for recording the meeting, including sound. You can also choose to record just the active speakers or all participants. After the meeting ends, the video and audio files will be saved to your computer in a separate folder.

Troubleshooting Screen Recording Audio Issues

It is possible that your screen recording has no audio because you either accidentally turned off the microphone audio setting in the control center, or you recorded in a hurry and forgot to turn on the microphone audio. To fix this problem, open up the control center and press and hold down the Screen Record icon until you see the Microphone Audio icon appear. This should allow microphone audio to be included in your screen recordings.

Recording a Zoom Meeting While Muted

Yes, you can record a Zoom meeting while muted. To do this, click the Record button and select Record to the Cloud to begin recording. If you are muted, a Recording Alert pop-up window will appear indicating You are muted. To stop recording, click Stop Recording or End Meeting to stop the recording.


In conclusion, screen recording is a useful tool for capturing video and audio during Zoom meetings. It allows participants to record locally to their computer with options such as participant names, separate audio tracks for each participant, timestamps, and other options. It is simple to set up by swiping up the control center, pressing and holding the Screen Record icon until the Microphone Audio icon appears. Additionally, there is an online screen recorder available that allows users to set specific recording options before beginning a recording session. With these tools available, it’s easy to record and save your Zoom meetings for later review.

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Sanjeev Singh

Sanjeev is the tech editor at DeviceMAG. He has a keen interest in all things technology, and loves to write about the latest developments in the industry. He has a passion for quality-focused journalism and believes in using technology to make people's lives better. He has worked in the tech industry for over 15 years, and has written for some of the biggest tech blogs in the world. Sanjeev is also an avid photographer and loves spending time with his family.