Skype Recording “Save To” Location

Today’s tip comes to us via Sandra Mahan…

The other day, someone called and indicated that they couldn’t find a Skype recording from a meeting they had just completed.  Typically, the default location is C:\Users\r######\Videos\Lync Recordings:

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However, you do have the option to change where Skype recordings are saved by clicking the settings icon in Skype for Business, selecting Tools, and Options:

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Within the “Skype for Business – Options” window, select Recording and choose the location to save future recordings to.  As a side note, the image resolution is set to a default of 720p HD. We recommend reducing that to 480p in order to reduce you video file size:

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Another way to find all of the recent recorded videos is to click the settings icon in Skype for Business, select Tools, then Recording Manager:

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This will take you to the Skype for Business Recording Manager where you can rename the file or publish it to a new location:

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