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How to Record iPad Screen

When it comes to recording iPad screens, a good number of programs and apps are available to choose from, depending on the "taste"/ preferences of the iPad owner. If you want to know how to record your iPad screen, I have with me two (2) different methods that you can comfortably apply on your iPad for screen recording purposes. Though both of these methods differ from each other, both of them perform the same iPad screening function, and hence you don't have to be worried.

The method you handpick will depend on your preferences and your flexibility. You should, however, note the fact that both of these how to record your iPad screen methods don’t require a jailbreak process as it’s the case with other apps and programs.

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Part 1: How to Record iPad Screen with One Click (No jailbreak)

Though we have a good number of apps and programs that claim to record your iPad screen with no jailbreak, not all of them are dependable. It’s for this reason that we have dr.fone - iOS Screen Recorder. This state of the art program from Wondershare is your one-stop shop for all your technological needs. I’m going to give you a detailed method on how to record iPad screen using dr.fone. Just pay attention and you will be surprised at how easy it is to record your iPad screen.

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How to record iPad screen with one click

Step 1: Download, Install and Run

Download dr.fone on your laptop. Once you have downloaded it, install the program and run it. On your interface, click on the "More Tools" icon located on your left-hand side. You will be able to see the program’s interface as illustrated in the screenshot listed below.

Record iPad Screen

Step 2: Launch Screen Recorder

On your interface as illustrated above, click on the "iOS Screen Recorder" icon to launch the program. Make sure that you have connected your PC and iPad to an active Wi-Fi or data connection so as to enable the mirroring process. The "iOS Screen Recorder" looks like the screenshot listed below.

start to record iPad screen

Step 3: Connect your Devices

On the interface of your iPad, swipe up on your screen and click on the "AirPlay" icon located on your right-hand side just below the "backward", "play", and "forward" icons. The screenshot below illustrates this step.

record iPad screen wirelessly

Step 4: Launch AirPlay

A new interface under the "AirPlay" icon will be displayed as depicted in the screenshot below. Tap on the "iPhone" icon and tap on the "done" icon located on your top-right hand side. This request will connect your iPad to AirPlay. The next will be to connect the dr.fone to the AirPlay program as well. As illustrated in the shot below, you can see that a "tick" is located next to iPhone on the left and another "tick" is located next to the "dr.fone" icon on your right. This simply indicates that the iDevice and the program are connected to each other.

record screen on iPad

Tip: Please note that this step is only applicable to iOS version 7, 8, and 9. If you are using iOS 10, swipe the screen of your iPad as illustrate in step 3, and follow the steps shown in screenshots listed below. Select "AirPlay Mirroring" and tap on the "dr.fone" icon.

iPad Screen Recorder 3

Step 5: Record your iPad screen

Once everything is set, start the screen recording process. An active connection is usually indicated by a red record button as shown in the screenshot below. Just tap on the red icon to launch the screen recording process. It's as simple as that. Enjoy your iPad on your PC or Mac wirelessly with no interruptions at all.

Screen Recorder 3

Want to record iPad screen directly on your iPad? That's easy! dr.fone also provide the app version for you. You can go to this recorder installation guide page to download and install it on your iPad. Enjoy it!

Part 2: How to Record your iPad Screen without a Computer

Recording an iPad screen has no doubt revolutionized the way we use our iPads. I’m pretty sure that a good number of people including myself don’t like to record our iPad screens with a computer. We want to simplify the recording process by using a program or an app that can record the iPad screen without necessarily going after a jailbreak or using a computer. One such app that can record your iPad screen for free is no doubt the AirShou app a product of Shou.TV.

The AirShou app lets you record your iPad, iPhone and iPod touch for free without using a computer. Though this app is not available on App store, what we will be doing is to side-load it (download the app from an external website). Just pay attention to what I'm going to illustrate.

Step 1: Download the App

Download and install the Emu4ios Store (Beta) AirShou app by clicking this website link https://emu4ios.net/view.php?name=AirShou. If just in case you have problems downloading the app from this site, you can try to download it using this site http://iemulators.com/airshou. Tap on the "Get" icon located on your right-hand side.

Record your iPad Screen without a Computer

Step 2: Launch the App

Once you have downloaded the app, install and launch the app using the Emu4ios Store emulator.

Tip: iOS prevents the installation of untrusted apps on your iDevice. If you get such a notification, fix it by following these steps Settings> General> Profile and Device Management. Find the AirShou profile and tap on the "Trust" icon. Try to re-launch the app again. A new interface with the number of apps available and supported by the emulator will be displayed. Tap on the Shou app to launch it.

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Step 3: Sign in

Enter your sign in details in the spaces provided. If you don’t have an account with AirShou, you can register or use your Facebook or Gmail account to register and sign in.

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Step 4: Start Recording

Once you have successfully registered, a new interface with the recording option will be displayed as illustrated in the screenshot below. Tap on the recording icon and select your preferred screen orientation.

Record iPad Screen

Step 5: Connect to AirPlay and Activate Mirroring

Before you can start recording, make sure that you have selected your device from the AirPlay list. Also, make sure that the "Mirroring" option is toggled ON as illustrated in the screenshot below.

Record your iPad Screen finished

It's simple as that. Now you can record your iPad screen for free each and every time you want to.

Part 3: Comparison

From our two methods on how to record your iPad screen, we can comfortably conclude that both of these approaches are useful when it comes to recording our iPad screens. It's also evident that both of them are different from one another. Below is a comparison.

-Our first method is much safer since the program in which we are installing is trustworthy unlike in our second method.

-The dr.fone program is downloaded in our PC rather than in our iPad as it's with the second method. With this in mind, we don't have to be worried about the security of our iPad as it's with the second method.

-We don’t require any form of login details in our first method as compared to our second approach.

-The privacy nature of our iDevices is not guaranteed when using the second method as compared to when using the first method.

We can comfortably conclude that the how to record iPad screen methods are straightforward and easy to use. The iPad screen recording method you choose will solely depend on your preferences.

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