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How To Record a Video Call on iPhone

How To Record A Video Call On Iphone

Video calls allow you to see and hear the recipient, giving a personal touch to conversations. Instead of relying on your memory, you can now record the video calls on your iPhone to relive these conversations. 

Quick Answer

To record a FaceTime video call on iPhone, tap on the grey “Screen Recording” icon on the “Control Center”. Next, open the “FaceTime” app and make a “Video Call”. The “Screen Recording” will begin recording the video call after 3 seconds. 

We took the time to write a comprehensive step-by-step guide on recording a video call on iPhone and make the whole process hassle-free.  

Why Record Video Calls on iPhone?

You would want to record video calls on your iPhone for numerous reasons. 

  1. Recorded video calls can be used as a reference for later use.
  2. The recorded calls can stay as a memory on your iPhone, especially a group video call. 
  3. Companies might ask employees to record video calls for data protection and compliance.
  4. Viewing and listening to recorded video calls can help companies and individuals to improve their products.

Recording Video Calls on iPhone

Wondering how to record video calls on your iPhone? The process isn’t as complicated as it sounds, and our two step-by-step methods will help you do this task quickly and effortlessly. 

Method #1: Recording WhatsApp Video Calls 

WhatsApp messaging app allows you to make individual and group video calls that can be recorded on your iPhone with the following steps.

Step #1: Activating Screen Recording

In the first step, open your iPhone and tap on the “Settings” app from the “Home” screen. Navigate to “Control Center”> “Customize Controls”. Tap the “+” icon beside “Screen Recording” to activate it. 

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Step #2: Starting WhatsApp Video Call

Go to your “Home” screen and tap the “WhatsApp” icon to open it. Now select the “Calls” option at the bottom of the screen. Next, tap the “New Call” icon in the screen’s upper right corner. Afterward, select the “Video Camera” icon option next to the contact you wish to call.

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Step #3: Recording WhatsApp Video Call

Open the “Control Center” screen and long press on the “Screen Recording” icon. Next, tap the “Microphone” icon to turn it on and select “Start Recording”. The “Screen Recording” feature will begin recording all activity on your screen after three seconds.

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Step #4: Stop Recording WhatsApp Video Call

Now that your “WhatsApp” video call is recording, you can “Screen Recording” by tapping on a red banner at the top of the screen. iPhone will prompt you to stop the recording. Finally, tap on “Confirm” to complete this action.  

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You will find the complete screen recording by tapping your Camera app and going to your iPhone’s Gallery.

Method #2: Recording FaceTime Video Calls 

FaceTime” is a native Apple app that allows video calling only on iOS devices. You can record these video calls to save important and memorable moments of your life. To do this:

  1. Swipe down on the right side of your iPhone “Home” screen to open the “Control Center”.
  2. Tap on the grey “Screen Recording” icon. 
  3. Next, open the “FaceTime” app and make a video call. Screen recording will begin after three seconds, and the icon will turn red from grey. 
  4. Finally, tap on the “Screen Recording” icon to stop the “FaceTime” video recording.

After completing all the above steps, the FaceTime outgoing or incoming video call will be recorded on your iPhone. 

Using Third-Party Apps 

Numerous screen recorder third-party apps are available on App Store that can record video calls on iPhone. Some of these apps are “Screen Recorder for iPhone“, “Record it”, and “DU Recorder”.

Record It allows you to share the recorded video with others, while DU Recorder enables you to record screens and “Livestream”.


In this guide on recording video calls on iPhone, we have looked into the reasons for recording video calls and discussed how it is possible with multiple methods. We’ve also discussed installing third-party apps to record video calls on your phone. 

Hopefully, now you know how the whole process works. Thank you for reading!

Frequently Asked Questions

Why is there no sound when I Screen Record a video call?

The recorded video call may play no sound if the system volume is too low. Also, make sure to enable the microphone switch when you start screen recording so that sounds can be recorded as well. 

It is also recommended that if you are using a headset, remove it before screen recording. 

How to Record Audio Calls on iPhone without an app?

An easy way to record audio calls on iPhone without an app is to use another device, be it another phone, a laptop, or any recording device.

Put your call on the speaker to amplify the sound, open the recorder on another device and start recording.

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