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Faculty and Staff - Enabling Zoom Live Transcript for Meetings


Faculty and Staff - Enabling Zoom Live Transcript for Meetings

When hosting a live Zoom meeting you have the ability to enable live transcripts. This feature captions your meetings in real-time. 

This article will walk you through how to enable Live Transcript on your Zoom meetings.

Note: If you record your Zoom meeting with Live Transcript enabled you will not receive a recording from Zoom with captions. Live Transcript only provides captions in real-time. 


1. Start your Zoom meeting (via your course in Blackboard or directly through the Zoom application). 






Zoom Application




2. Once your meeting has started, select the Live Transcript icon at the bottom of your Zoom window. 





3. A pop-up window will appear. Under Live Transcript, select the Enable Auto-Transcription button. 

Note: Meeting attendees will be notified in the Zoom meeting that transcripts have been enabled. 


4. Begin conducting your meeting/class.

Transcriptions will appear at the bottom of the Zoom meeting window in real-time. 

Note: You will need to enable Live Transcript for each Zoom meeting.


You may disable Auto-Transcription at any time by selecting the Live Transcript icon then Disable Auto-Transcription.   
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