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How do I turn on Transcription for my meeting?
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How do I turn on Transcription for my meeting?

Objective

To turn on Transcription (or captions) for your meeting, to turn audio into text.

Note: If you do not turn on Transcription during a meeting, it will not automatically be available for viewing or download afterwards.

This feature is no longer available for users with the free 8x8 Video Meetings Standalone app.

Applies To

  • 8x8 Video Meetings
  • Transcriptions

Procedure

  1. Start a meeting, if you're not already in one.
  2. Click the CC button, in the bottom left of the screen.
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  3. The CC button will be highlighted when turned on.
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  4. You will then see the live transcription taking place, just above your microphone, hangup, and video buttons.
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Please Note:

  • Invited participants are able to locally turn this feature on or off, by clicking the CC button. This will not stop the Transcription of the meeting as a whole.
  • Turning Transcription off mid-meeting will temporarily stop recording any transcriptions. Turning it back on will resume transcription. 

Additional Information

To find out how to view and download your meeting transcription, click here.

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