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How do I record a video with the Soomo video recorder?
How do I record a video with the Soomo video recorder?
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Written by Soomo Support
Updated over a week ago

To begin recording a video with the Soomo video recorder, click Start Activity.

Screenshot of the Recordings panel of the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Start Activity button

Add an optional title to your video, then click Continue.

Screenshot of the Introductory Speech Practice pop-up window in the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Continue button

Review the recording instructions, and then click Continue again.

Screenshot of the Recording Instructions pop-up window in the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Continue button

In the next window that appears, click Continue to Recorder.

Screenshot of the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Continue to Recorder button

The Soomo video recorder will check your camera and microphone to make sure you are ready for recording. For more information on enabling your camera and microphone, check out this article for some troubleshooting tips.

Once your camera and microphone pass the equipment check, click Continue.

Screenshot of the Equipment Check pop-up window in the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Continue button

When you’re ready to begin recording, click Record in the bottom left corner.

Screenshot of the Soomo video recorder with arrow pointing to the Record button

If you need to take a break when recording your video, but aren’t quite finished yet, click Pause.

Close-up of the bottom of the recording panel in the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Pause button

When you’re ready to jump back in, click Resume to start recording again. The video recorder will start recording right where you left off when you clicked Pause.

Close-up of the bottom of the recording panel in the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Resume button

When you are all done with your recording, click Stop.

Close-up of the bottom of the recording panel in the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Stop button

Click Post to submit your video to your instructor, or click Delete to archive or delete your video.

Recording view in the Soomo video recorder with a box highlighting the Post and Delete buttons

You’ll know your video has been uploaded and processed successfully when you see the video thumbnail appear in the main recorder view.

Screenshot of a video thumbnail in the main view of the Soomo video recorder

If you run into any issues when recording your video, make sure your device meets the requirements needed to use the video recorder. You can also get in touch with us using the contact information below, and we’ll help you get back on track!


If you have any questions, click the Soomo Messenger button in the lower right corner. You can also contact us using the information below.

888-240-0314
Monday–Friday 9 a.m.–9 p.m. ET
Saturday–Sunday 1 p.m.–9 p.m. ET
support@soomolearning.com

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