screen record with flipgrid

Flipgrid announced the launch of a new recording feature for teachers and students. Learn how to record a screen right inside a Flipgrid video.


Flipgrid is a website that allows teachers to create "grids" to facilitate video discussions. Each grid is like a message board where teachers can pose questions, called "topics," and their students can post video responses that appear in a tiled grid display.

how to screen record

Once joining the Grid, you can record your screen in just a few easy steps!

  1. Select the green plus button to open the Flipgrid camera.

  2. Select the additional settings button.

  3. Select Screen Recording.

  4. Start the screen recording!
    You can choose to record your :

    • entire screen: captures the entire screen, including the video in the right corner.

    • a specific application window: captures only that specific window.

    • or an Edge or Chrome tab: captures a specific browser tab.

Enable screen recording permissions

On Mac:

  1. Go to your computer's System Preferences.

  2. Select Privacy

  3. On the left menu, select Screen Recording

  4. Enable the Edge and Chrome browser to screen record.

  5. Restart your browser to make sure the permissions are saved.

  6. Any issues allowing permission, visit this Apple help article.

On Windows:

  1. Open Windows Settings

  2. Select Privacy

  3. Select Camera

  4. Locate the toggle "Allow apps to access your camera" and set to "On"

  5. Scroll down and ensure your browser of choice has individual permission to access your camera

  6. Repeat this process for the Microphone setting

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