Teams: Making MS Teams Meetings Recordings ADA Compliant


Learn how access your transcript to make your content in Microsoft Teams ADA compliant for all learners.



Teams meeting recordings save to OneDrive with the transcript, there is a built-in transcript editor, it is machine-generated so it may not be error-free. With keeping Universal Design in mind, it is recommended to edit your transcript for accuracy, especially if you are reusing it and sharing with others. 

Access your video transcript

There are few ways to access your recorded video and access transcript.

Open your video from Teams meeting chat or Channel Open your video from inside OneDrive Access your video from Microsoft Stream

If you are in Teams, go to the meeting chat or Team (left menu).

Locate your meeting or Channel name, click it to open it.  Click the horizontal ellipses  and select Open.

Access Teams meeting recording within Teams chat left menu.

If you are in your OneDrive, open the Recordings folder. Locate the meeting recording, then click the video to open.

OneDrive open Recordings folder then click on the meeting recording to open your video

From within Stream, your most recent video thumbnails will seen in the Recommended top panel, at the bottom you will see a list all recent recordings (can filter by recent or shared).  Click the video to open it.

Stream access meeting recording list of all videos


Manage Captions and Transcripts for your Video

Transcripts and captions can be generated in 28 different languages, only the meeting owner can generate a transcript for a recording. In the Video settings panel, select Transcript and then click Generate. Depending on the length of your video, it can take some time to process.

Edit your transcript

On the top right of your screen choose Video settings panel then click Transcript, you will see the transcript panel. You will be able to search for keywords in the transcript and can quickly navigate to that point in the video.

To edit the text simply hover over it click the pencil Edit, for more details explore this Microsoft Support article: How to Edit Captions and Transcripts

How can I edit a Microsoft Teams Recording?

There are a few tools we use at SVSU that you can use to edit the video for academic and non-academic use:

Teams Resources for Accessibility

Microsoft Support article: Accessibility Screen Reader Support for Microsoft Teams



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