Audio Recording With OneNote Online

OneNote has an option to record audio and save it as part of a note. The recorded audio can only be one and a half minutes long using the online version. It’s just long enough for a sound bite. We can record several one and a half minute sound bites if needed.

To record notes in OneNote, click once in a page.

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Click the “Insert” menu and select recording.

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We’ll get a message requesting access to the computer’s microphone. Click on “Share selected device”.

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If the microphone isn’t automatically selected, click the pull down menu and select the computer’s microphone option.

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A recording icon will appear within the body of the page.

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A set of controls will appear in the “Record & Playback” tab. The controls include an elapsed timer. Since we can only record one and a half minutes at a time it helps to know when the recording will stop.

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The recorded audio appears within our notes as an audio icon. To play the recorded audio, click the play button in the top right hand corner of the icon.

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Click the play button in the “Audio” section.

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