EchoVideo: Sync your Teams Meeting Recordings or a OneDrive folder(s) to your Library

Overview - Using OneDrive with EchoVideo

Applies to Instructors

If you are using Teams to record your classes and uploading manually to your Library, stop. you can save time. EchoVideo integrates with Microsoft Teams and OneDrive. This provides faculty with an EchoVideo user account an automated way to set up copying of all meeting recordings made in Teams. Furthermore, EchoVideo users also have the ability to subscribe to any OneDrive folder (must have audio or videos) to automatically copy to their Library. Follow the steps below to set up the OneDrive subscription.

*Note: You can add one or more subscriptions and publish directly to your Library or to your course.

EchoVideo, Teams, and OneDrive Syncing - Help Articles

Map Teams Meeting Recordings on your OneDrive to EchoVideo

Set up a subscription to a folder on your OneDrive

  1. Log into
  2. Select the gear icon (upper-right), and select Account Settings.
  3. In the left menu, choose OneDrive.
  4. Select, Add OneDrive Subscription, (see Figure 1.)
    • A list available folders will display:
      • Choose the appropriate folder to subscribe to, (see Figure 2.). Click Next.
        • My Files (OneDrive) Navigate to the OneDrive folder you wish to sync. 
          • To sync your Teams meetings recordings, click My Files, then, the Recordings folder. 
          • Next.
          • Save.
        • Teams (Channel)
          • Select the Team, then the Channel
          • Click Save.
  5. Repeat step 3 for each OneDrive folder/Teams channel that you want to subscribe to.

Figure 1.

​​​​​​Echo360 Add a OneDrive Subscription

Figure 2.

Echo360 Adding a OneDrive Subscription: Choosing My Files or a Team

Select Echo360 Location to Sync To

  1. Choose from the drop down menu where you want new recordings to publish to, (see Figure 3).
    • Library (default): Copies media to your library, where you can store, manage the media, or share it.
    • Course: You must have a course for the current term, if you do not you can request an Echo360 course. Mapping to a Echo360 course will create a new class each time a recording is made and will be seen on the Classes List page. NOTE: A copy of your media will always be stored in your Library.
  2. Click Save Section Settings. Once configured to Echo360, new recordings will automatically process to Echo360. The time it takes to appear in your Library, depends on the length of the recording and where it is at on the server, you will receive an email notification when its completed.
  3. The sample image below shows the end result after adding the OneDrive Subscription(s), the subscribed folder(s) will display and location you chose to copy new media to. If you have more than 1 folder subscribed, you will see all of them listed.
  4. Once a OneDrive subscription is complete any new recordings/videos will automatically save to Echo360.  
Existing media,
prior to adding the OneDrive subscription, will not copy to Echo360.  The sync only applies to new media recordings after you've added the OneDrive subscription. 
Subscribing to a OneDrive folder only audio/video media will copy to Echo360, see supported file formats.
PowerPoint media  will not copy to Echo360 at this time. You can manually upload presentations via the Create button > Upload.

Figure 3.

Echo360 OneDrive Settings - Subscribed Recordings folder

Note: There is an alternate method that allows your Echo360 content to be viewable within Teams. Students can access this if they are added to a Canvas course that is synced with Teams. Follow the instructions in our knowledge article Microsoft Teams: Class Team Activation.

New to EchoVideo?

EchoVideo is a lecture capture tool that provides the ability to record your class lectures inside or outside of the classroom, offers automatic scheduling/Live Streaming of your classes, and tools to enhance student learning, your videos can be embedded in Canvas or published to an Echo360 course. View our article, Getting Started guide.


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