Even though there are tons of video calling apps available, I still like using FaceTime both on iPhone and Mac. There is one little but important feature which I often miss whenever I use this app is the option to record FaceTime call on iPhone and Mac.
Thanks to QuickTime Player and some other third-party software, it’s a bit easy to record FaceTime call on Mac. Unfortunately, that’s not the case on iPhone and iPad. Currently, there is no way you can record FaceTime call right from your iOS device without taking help of Mac. Any way you want to record those special moments while chatting with your friends for the keepsake? Let’s find out!
How to Record FaceTime Call on iPhone using Mac
Step #1. Starting off, connect your iPhone to your Mac with Lightning cable or 30-pin connector. Then, open QuickTime on your Mac.
Step #2. Next, click on File and select New Movie Recording.
Step #3. Now, you need to click on the arrow next to the record button.
Select your iPhone and also, make sure to click your iPhone under Microphone selection.
Step #4. Next up, unlock your iOS device. You should see its screen on your Mac. Keep the volume bar turned up in the QuickTime in order to hear your call clearly.
Then, launch FaceTime on your iOS device.
Step #5. Click on the record button in QuickTime on your Mac.
Step #6. It’s time to get started with your FaceTime call.
Step #7. Once you are done, click on the Stop button.
Step #8. Now, you need to click on File menu and select Save.
Step #9. Name your recording, select the place where you wish to save it and then click on Save.
How to Record FaceTime Call on Mac
Step #1. First off, open QuickTime on your Mac.
Step #2. Next, you need to click on File in the menu bar.
Step #3. Now, click on New Screen Recording.
Step #4. Click on the arrow next to the record located in the QuickTime window.
Step #5. Next up, you need to select Built-in Microphone or Internal Microphone.
Step #6. Launch FaceTime app on your Mac.
Step #7. Click the record button in the QuickTime. Now, you have the option to record the whole screen. To do so, click on the screen.
If you want to record only FaceTime, simply click and drag over the FaceTime window.
Step #8. Now, go ahead with your FaceTime call as usual. Once you are done, click on the Stop Recording button in the Menu bar.
Step #9. Up next, you need to click File in the Menu bar and then click on Save.
Step #10. Name your recording, select where you want to save it and then click on Save again.
The Bottom Line
There are several third-party software such as, Apowersoft, ecamm which allows you to record your FaceTime call with ease. ecamm lets you to convert your calls into MP3 files as well. With it, you can split audio and video tracks after the call. So, if you wish to not just record your FaceTime call but also tweak it to your best liking, you have the option to do that. (You may want to check out—the best video editing apps for iPhone and iPad.)
Having said that, I wish there was a bit easier way to record FaceTime call right from the app itself. I hope Apple adds the option to record call in the video app sooner than later. What’s your take on it? Let us know that in the comments and stay connected with us via Facebook, Twitter, and Google Plus to read more such helpful posts.
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