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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?



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


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

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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