Enable Live Transcription in Zoom

Live Transcription enables real-time speech to text transcription in Zoom sessions. This feature must be enabled on your account by visiting https://mghihp.zoom.us then turned on by the host of the meeting once it begins. Please note that Live Transcriptions is not available in Breakout Rooms.


To enable Live Transcriptions, go to your account settings at https://mghihp.zoom.us and select "In Meeting (Advanced)"

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Under "Closed Captioning" check the box "Enable live transcription service to show transcript on the side panel in-meeting" then "Save".

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Once this setting is enabled you will now see a "Live Transcript" button on your Zoom toolbar.

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To turn on transcription, click "Live Transcript" then "Enable Auto-Transcription".

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To turn-off live transcription click "Live Transcript" then "Disable Auto-Transcription".

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Participants

Once Live Transcriptions is enabled, participants will have the option to choose how they would like to display them:

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Show Subtitles - Displays subtitles on the bottom of the screen.
View Full Transcript  - Displays subtitles in real time with both the speaker's name and a time-stamp within the transcript window located on the right hand side of the screen. 
Subtitle Settings - Allows the user to adjust the font size of both the subtitles and the chat window.