How to Record FaceTime Video Calls on iPhone and Mac

Apple has built FaceTime in its iOS devices to eliminate the need of any third-party video calling apps like Skype, Google Hangouts, or Facebook Messenger. Video calling on FaceTime is gaining ground across the world; earlier it was used for family conversations only, but now business owners are also using this app to conduct video calls. And when it comes to business, you need to record FaceTime video calls on iPhone and Mac.

Recording FaceTime video calls on iPhone, iPad or Mac is easy. There are two methods explained in this tutorial; in addition to this, users can also use a third-party software or apps to record a FaceTime video call on iPhone.

How to Record FaceTime Video Calls on iPhone and Mac

Record FaceTime Video Calls on Mac

You can employ QuickTime’s screen recording feature to record a FaceTime video call on your Mac.

Step #1: Launch QuickTime on Mac from the dock or Applications folder.

Step #2: Next, click on File in the Menu bar.

Step #3: Now click on New Screen Recording.

Step #4: Click on the arrow seen next to the record button (that red dot) in QuickTime window.

Step #5: Select Internal Microphone from the drop-down list of microphones.

Step #6: Now launch FaceTime.

Step #7: Click on record button in QuickTime.

Step #8: You can either click the screen to record entire screen or click and drag over the FaceTime window to record only FaceTime.

Step #9: Initiate a FaceTime call now.

Step #10: Click on Stop Recording button from the Menu bar.

Step #11: Click File in Menu bar.

Step #12: You need to click on Save.

Step #13: Enter an appropriate name to the new recording.

Step #14: Select the location where you want to save the new recording.

Step #15: Finally, click on Save button in the bottom right.

How to Record a FaceTime Call on iPhone Using Mac

Many users ask question like, “Can I record a FaceTime video call on iPhone?” You cannot record a FaceTime call on your iPhone without seeking any help from Mac. Hence, iPhone alone won’t help in recording a FaceTime call. But you are anyway recording a FaceTime call on Mac; so why should you record FaceTime calls on iPhone or iPad? Well, it is just a matter of information, nothing else!

Step #1: First off, connect your iPhone or iPad with Mac via lightning cable or 30-pin connector.

Step #2: Here too you need to launch QuickTime on your Mac from the dock or Applications folder.

Step #3: Now click on File in Menu bar.

Step #4: Next click on New Movie Recording option.

Step #5: Click on arrow seen beside the record button in QuickTime window.

Step #6: Select your iPhone from the drop-down list of available cameras.

Step #7: Unlock your iPhone; you can see that iPhone’s display appears in QuickTime on Mac.

Step #8: Volume bar should be turned up in QuickTime for Mac. If you fail to do this, you cannot listen to your call.

Step #9: Launch FaceTime on iPhone.

Step #10: Click on Record button in QuickTime on your Mac.

Step #11: Make a FaceTime call on your iPhone.

Step #12: When your call is finished, click Stop button in QuickTime to stop recording FaceTime call.

Step #13: Click File in Menu bar.

Step #14: Click on Save option.

Step #15: Enter a suitable name for your recording.

Step #16: Select the location where you need to save your recording.

Step #17: At last, click Save.

How to Use Third-Party Software to Record a FaceTime Call

Ecamm has developed a nice app called Call Recorder for FaceTime to record calls. By using this software, you can record audio and video calls directly to your Mac. Apart from recording your default FaceTime window, this software provides basic audio editing once you record the video call. Moreover, you can relocate the call window, and split-screen or side-by-side modes. If you are recording your FaceTime video calls for business purpose, Ecamm’s Call Recorder for FaceTime is highly recommended software. You can also upload the recording on YouTube so that others can also view your video calls.

Now go ahead and make FaceTime calls to your loved ones and record the sweet memories forever. But wait! Is there someone who is making spam calls on your FaceTime? Check this guide to block Spam Calls, FaceTime Calls, and Messages on iPhone and iPad.

With the above software, you can record audio FaceTime calls also; but this might surprise you as to how to make audio-only FaceTime calls in iOS 10 on iPhone. Check the linked tutorial to make audio FaceTime calls on your iPhone.

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