Set screen recording permissions in macOS Catalina

If you're using macOS Catalina or newer, you'll need to grant permission to your browser to record your computer's screen.

To grant screen recording permissions:

  1. The first time you attempt to record your screen with Microsoft Stream, you'll be prompted to grant permission. Click Open System Preferences.

    System Preferences

  2. If you didn't see the prompt, go to Apple Menu > System Preferences > Security & Privacy.

  3. Under Screen Recording, make sure that your browser is selected.


    Make sure your browser is up-to-date:

    Security and Privacy settings Screen recording

  4. Restart your browser for the changes to take effect.

  5. That's it. You're now ready to create screen recordings with Stream on your Mac.

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See also

Create a screen recording