Zoom Default Password Protected Cloud Recordings


Zoom cloud recordings are now password protected by default. Cloud recording passwords are automatically generated and cannot be initially set by the user. Follow the steps below to share your cloud recordings and configure your cloud recording passwords.

Remove the default password

  1. Go to http://umd.zoom.us/
  2. Sign in with your Directory ID and Password.
  3. Navigate to Settings.
  4. Select the Recordings tab.
  5. Deselect Require password to access shared cloud recordings.
    Zoom recording settings. Here you can configure whether your cloud recordings are password protected by default.

Forward the cloud recording confirmation email

When the cloud recording for your Zoom session is ready, you will receive a confirmation email that contains a link and the password to your recording. Forward this email to share your recording.
Cloud recording confirmation email. It contains a shareable link and the password for a recording.

Share the cloud recording via the UMD Zoom portal

  1. Go to http://umd.zoom.us/
  2. Sign in with your Directory ID and Password.
  3. Navigate to Recordings and select the Cloud Recordings tab.
  4. Find the recording that you want to share and click the Share Button. A popup window will display.
  5. To change the password to your Zoom cloud recording, edit the input field below Password Protect and click the Save button. To remove the password, Deselect Password Protect.
  6. Copy the text under Recording Link Information to share your Zoom recording.
    Popup window for sharing cloud recordings. Here you can change or remove the recording password.