How to record FaceTime calls on your iPhone and Mac

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FaceTime video chatting is one of the highlights of iOS, allowing users to stay in touch with their family and friends around the world. If you frequently make FaceTime calls on your device, then at some point you may have wanted to record your calls so you can review it later.

There are several third-party apps out there that help you record your FaceTime or Skype calls. However, not all of them are worth your time and money. With that in mind, Apple built an exciting recording feature into macOS, known as QuickTime.

Basically, the QuickTime app lets you record the call from your Mac and from your iPhone, without the need for any third-party app to be installed on your device. We are going to show you how to record FaceTime calls on your iPhone and Mac. Before we proceed, make sure you now have a modern version of macOS on your machine.

How to record FaceTime calls on your iPhone and Mac

  1. How to record FaceTime calls on your Mac

Step one: First off, launch the QuickTime app on your Mac and then select File from the top menu. After that, select New Screen Recording from the pull-down menu to proceed

Step two: Next up, click on the tiny arrow button next to the record button and then make sure you select your microphone

Step three: Once you are done, hit the Record button and select the area you wish to record from the FaceTime window

Step four: When the recording starts, you can start your video call as usual. Once done, hit the circle icon to stop the recording. To save your recorded video, select File from the top menu and then select Save

Step five: Give your video a name and select where you want to save your video.

  1. How to record FaceTime calls on your iPhone

There is no direct way to record FaceTime calls from your iPhone. To record FaceTime calls on your iOS device, you need a helping hand from your nearby Mac. The process is slightly different from how you do it on your Mac. Before we get started, make sure that your iPhone is now connected to your Mac.

Step one: Open the QuickTime app on your computer and then click on File from the top menu

Step two: Select New Movie Recording from the pull-down menu and then hit the arrow button next to the record button

Step three: Select your iPhone under the Camera and Microphone section and then hit the record button

Step four: Once you are done, click on File and save your recorded video.

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