A call recording app is a must for anybody as users now use their smartphones to make important conference calls, wherein business matters are discussed at length. Apart from business, there can be a lot of serious issues, which are talked about on phones as face-to-face meeting may not be possible for all. Moreover, job seekers always like to record their telephonic interviews as employers negotiate pay package of the candidates on phone.

In this scenario, recording phone conversations has become necessary. For this need, we have got two cool apps that record phone calls on your iPhone. TapeACall and Google Voice are two ways you can record phone calls on your iPhone.

How to Record Calls on iPhone

First, we will discuss how you can use TapeACall to record calls.

How to Record Phone Calls on Your iPhone using TapeACall

TapeACall Lite iPhone App IconStep #1. First, download TapeACall app on your iPhone.

Step #2. Now enter your phone number.  You will receive a verification code number via text message, which you need to confirm.

Step #3. After verification, launch TapeACall app.

Step #4. Tap on the recording icon with a red round dot.

Step #5. The app will call its recording service line.

Step #6. Now tap add call option.

Step #7. You will be landed on All Contacts screen on your iPhone.

Step #8. Select a contact you want to talk to. Wait for a few moments; when “merge calls” option appears, tap on it. Now your phone recording will start.

Step #9. Once you call is over, go back to the app and tap on Play icon below recording icon.

You can listen to your phone conversation and then share the same.

Please note that you can also start recording any call in the middle of conversation. Just tap on “add call” and then “merge calls”.

How to Record Phone Calls on Your iPhone using Google Voice

Google Voice iPhone App IconStep #1. First, download Google Voice app on your iPhone.

Step #2. Now open www.google.com/voice.

Step #3. Set up your account.

(Please note that Google Voice can give you a free number or you can transfer your current number; however, Google Voice will charge you $20 for this option and your plan with your current carrier will be cancelled)

For more info, check this page.

Step #4. Once your Google Voice number is set up, go to the Google Voice settings in your profile. From Settings, click on a tab of “Calls”. Now check “Call Options” box.

You are now permitted to activate the recording process; tap number 4 on the dial pad. Once you start recording your call, Google will send a message to recipient “This call is now being recorded”. Same message is sent even if you have muted the call.

If you want to listen to your calls, go back to the app and open inbox and chose the recording. Google also provides transcribe service with certain inaccuracies.

Google Voice is quite popular among iPhone users as it is free to use and easy to set up. If you can ignore its inability to record outgoing calls, this app can be useful for you.

  • vvvlad

    for jailbroken iphones: AudioRecorder 2. will record anything on the phone. great tweak

  • Your Mother

    lol, cumbersome, unintuitive and just plain messy. Yet another reason why Android is superior.