How do I pause and resume a recording?

There are three ways to pause and resume recording:

  1. The extension icon
  2. A keyboard shortcut
  3. The annotation toolbar

When a recording is paused, the extension icon will change from screencastify recording icon toscreencastify pause icon.

Method 1: The extension icon

During a recording, click the extension icon and click PAUSE.

To resume a recording, click the extension icon again and click RESUME.

Method 2: Keyboard shortcut

If you are recording a browser tab, you can press Alt (or Option) + Shift + P to pause a recording. You can also use this method during a desktop recording only if Chrome is the current application

Press  Alt (or Option) + Shift + P again to resume recording.

Method 3: The annotation toolbar

If you are recording a browser tab, you can click the pause button on the annotation toolbar in the bottom left corner of your screen.

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