How to Capture and Record Screen on iPhone

The screen of a device like your phone or tablet is a place where a lot of things happen which can be saved up in your memory. However, what to do if you wanted to permanently capture the moments that you want to save for yourself? At such instances, there are two options available one of which is that you take a screenshot and the other is to record screen iPhone.

Here's a guide on how to capture the screen on iPhone and how to record your iPhone screen.

Part 1: How to Record Screen with One Click

The more advanced way of capturing brilliant moments when you're playing games or doing other technical stuff is to record screen for iPhone, iPad or iPod touch whichever you're using. There are many different uses when you record iPhone screen, which includes walk-throughs, tutorials and guidance stuff and you can upload such recorded videos on YouTube.

Here I have to say that iOS Screen Recorder is the right one which we can use to record iPhone screen. Its desktop version enable you to wirelessly mirror and record iPhone screen with audio and export HD videos to your computer. You can easily record mobile games, videos and more on the computer. And the iOS Screen Recorder app can allow you to record your mobile contents on your iPhone or iPad. You can check the below box to get more details:

iOS Screen Recorder

Amazing iOS screen recording and mirroring experience!

  • One click to record your device even without tutorials.
  • Record and play the most polular games(like Clash royale, clash of clans, Pokemon ...) on your PC easily and smoothly.
  • Record iPhone and iPad games, videos, Facetime and more on your device.
  • Export HD videos to your device or computer.
  • Support both jailbroken and non-jailbroken device.
  • Supports iPhone XS (Max) / iPhone XR / iPhone X / 8 (Plus)/ iPhone 7(Plus)/ iPhone6s(Plus), iPhone SE, iPad and iPod touch that runs iOS 7.1 to iOS 12New icon.
  • Contains both Windows and iOS versions.
Available on: Windows
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dr.fone provides both the app and the desktop version for us. So we can record iPhone screen both on iPhone and PC. Now, let's see how to do it.

1.2 How to record screen on iPhone

Step 1: Install iOS Screen Recorder app

Firstly, download and install iOS Screen Recorder app by following the steps in this guide.

Step 2: Record screen on iPhone

Then, start the app and tap on "Next" to record your screen on iPhone.

record screen on iphone

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1.2 How to record iPhone screen on PC

Step 1: Launch the iOS Screen Recorder

Firstly, download and run iOS Screen Recorder on your computer.

Step 2: Enable same Wi-Fi connection

Put your iPhone and the computer connect the same Wi-Fi network. After the connection, select "iOS Screen Recorder" on the computer, it will pop up "iOS Screen Recorder" box.

Note: If your computer doesn't connect Wi-Fi, then you should set Wi-Fi on your computer. After that, put your iPhone connect that Wi-Fi network.

screen recorder for iPhone

Step 3: Mirror your iPhone

Step 4: Record iPhone screen

Then just click the left circle button on the bottom of the screen to record your iPhone screen. You can finish the recording by clicking this button again. dr.fone will automatically export HD videos to your computer.

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Part 2. How to Record Screen on iPhone

QuickTime Player to Record Screen on iPhone:

By using QuickTime, you can record the screen on your iPhone or other apple device with touch screen by following some easy steps. The option was introduced with the release of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite.

Here's how to do this:

1. All your need is:

i. An iOS device running iOS 8 or later.

ii. A Mac running OS X Yosemite or later.

iii. A lightning cable (the cable that comes with iOS devices), or the usual data cable / charging cord.

2. No need for jailbreak.

3. No need for a third party app or additional hardware.

4. After having connected your iPhone to your PC or Max, please observe the following:

i. Open the QuickTime Player.

ii. Click File then select 'New Movie Recording'

Record Screen on iPhone

iii. A recording window will appear infront of you. Click the drop down menu in front of the record button, and select your iPhone or iPad. Select the mic, if you want to record the sound effects in the recording as well as shown.

record screen on iphone

v. Click the Record button. Enjoy anything that you wanted to record on iPhone as it is being record now!

vi. As soon as you have finished what you wanted to record, tap the stop button, and the recording will be stopped and saved.

Note: Press Cmd + T.It enables you to directly trim your videos before saving it in order to keep only the relevant part of the screen recording on your iPhone.



1. There is one way which is also built-in every iPhone, which is there to capture the brilliant moments to make a record of screen on your iPhone. This is called a 'Screenshot'

2. There are many ways to record screen on iPhone. The easiest of which is by connecting your iPhone to QuickTime player, and then utilize the record option within the QuickTime Player.

Part 3. How to Capture Quickly the Screen on iPhone

The basic concept here is that when at a particular time when you are using your iPhone, what you wanted to do is to capture the screen in order to remember that particular moment again in a later time, you just push some buttons in order to capture the screen. We will also discuss on how to record screen iPhone, but first, let's take a look on how to capture the screen of your iPhone.


This can be done by screenshot. A screenshot is a phenomenon by which you can capture a particular moment in the form of a picture on your iPhone. This is a very basic and easy way to use and remember a brilliant, or otherwise moment on the screen of your iPhone. You just need to be at the moment when you want to take the screenshot and do the following.

Here's how to do this:

When on the screen that you want to capture, Press and hold the Sleep/Wake button on the top or side of your iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch; and then immediately press and release the Home button. You can find the screenshot being saved in your Photos application.

It would look like this in your hand.

capture screen on iphone

Part 4: How to Record Android Screen for Android Phone

MirrorGo Android Recorder is a popular android recorder software.Android user can enjoy moblie games on their computer ,they need a big screen for big games. Also total control beyond your finger tips.the most inportant thing is you can record your classic gameplay ,screen capture at crucial points and share secret moves and teach next level play.Sync and retain gama data ,play your favorite game anywhere.

This marvelous application will connect your Android with your computer so you can enjoy everything you used to do on phone, but this time on big screen! By providing better controls in your games, now you can achieve results you only dreamed of. Recording gameplay or screen capturing crucial moments is available, along with synchronizing and retaining game data. Its stable platform will not crash like it is a case in other emulators, and assigning hotkeys is also possible. According to users, this is unrivaled application for video recording for Android and screen recording, but not only for that. Many other applications offer recording, but Wondershare MirrorGo will give you best experience connecting your phone to your computer!

MirrorGo Android Recorder

Mirror your android device to your computer!

  • Play Android Mobile Games on your Computer with your Keyboard and Mouse for better control.
  • Send and receive messages using your computer`s keyboard including SMS, WhatsApp, Facebook etc.
  • View multiple notifications simultaneously without picking up your phone.
  • Use android apps on your PC for full screen experience.
  • Record your classic gameplay.
  • Screen Capture at crucial points.
  • Share secret moves and teach next level play.
Available on: Windows
3981454 people have downloaded it

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MirrorGo Android Recorder

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Sep 29,2018 16:36 pm / Posted by Selena Lee to Screen Recorder

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