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Hi all.

Been asked a few times, how do I access saved items from when I have run a session in Zoom? Such as saved poll data, annotations, whiteboards and even the recording of the session. This guide will help you resolve this issue.

In Zoom you can annotate over the top of slides, just like I have done on this slide below! 

You can also see on the annotation tool bar there is a 'Save' button. In this screen grab I have clicked that and the green bar below has come up saying it is saved.



I can click where it has 'Show in folder' and it will load the folder they are saved in. Just like this pic below and the following one showing the folder it loaded.







The green bar displaying 'Show in folder' does not stay up long. But you can access your screen shots in the Zoom App.

Start by clicking the Cog icon.




After clicking the cog. Navigate on the left hand side down to 'Recording'. Recording in Zoom actually means the folder on your device where all recordings and screen shots will be located for each session you have saved data for.

On this screen you can click 'Open' to look at what you have saved.




This is the main Zoom recordings folder. It has the date and session name for any session where I recorded the session, saved poll answers or took screenshots, just like we did using the 'Save' button on our annotation tool bar.




 You can see this file name on this folder at the bottom takes us directly to where we first clicked 'Show in folder'.




You can also change your default save file location on the recordings tab in the Zoom settings.

Hope this helps!



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  • cool - thanks for this!

  • One more thing to add to this, is that there are various options in the account settings (login to the Zoom website, click Settings):


    If you struggle with something, or can't find the icons in the live session, it's worth checking the above. 

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