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Edit a transcript

The recording owner (the person who started the recording) can edit the closed caption transcript after the recording has been uploaded to Microsoft Stream.

Note: Transcript editing is only available for recordings that were saved in Microsoft Stream. If your Teams org has already chosen to save recordings to OneDrive and SharePointthis option will not yet be available.

To edit a transcript: 

  1. Select OneDrive  at the leftmost side of Teams.

  2. Select My files  OneDrive My files icon> Recordings.

  3. Select the recording you want to edit the transcript for.

  4. Select Open > Open in Stream.

    Edit a meeting transcript in Stream

  5. In Stream, select Transcript  Start transcription button

  6. Hover over the portion of the transcript you want to edit and select Edit  Fluent 2 edit icon small.

  7. Make changes to the transcript text.

  8. Select Done  Done button to update. 

Delete a transcript

When you delete a transcript in Teams, the transcript will also be deleted on Stream. Only meeting organizers or co-organizers can delete a meeting transcript.

Delete from a Teams chat

To delete a transcript from a Teams chat:

  1. Open the chat history of the meeting you want to delete a transcript from.

  2. Find the meeting transcript in the chat.

  3. Hover over the transcript file and select More options  Microsoft Teams more options icon> Delete transcript  Delete button trashcan icon.

    Screenshot showing how to delete a transcript from a meeting chat.

  4. Select Delete.

Delete from meeting recap

To delete a transcript through meeting recap:

  1. Open the past meeting chat in Teams.

  2. Select the Recap tab.

    Screenshot showing where to find meeting recap in a Teams chat

  3. Select Transcript  Start transcription button.

  4. If there are transcripts in multiple languages, select the language dropdown menu and choose the one you want to delete.

    Screenshot showing how to change the transcript language in meeting recap.

  5. Select Delete  Delete button trashcan icon.

Note: If you delete a transcript before generating AI notes, the notes won't be available. Make sure to generate AI notes by selecting AI notes before deleting the transcript.

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