Prior to Apple’s recent release of iOS 11, you had to get creative in order to record video of the screen on your phone or tablet. You might try mirroring the device on another. Plugging it in and setting it up as an extended monitor. Or simply plunking it down in front of another camera to record. All those options worked — but none were particularly easy or elegant.
But all that’s in the past (at least, if you have an Apple device). Now you can record video of your screen along with audio simply using Apple’s new native screen recording tool in iOS 11.
Native mobile device screen recording can be an exceptionally useful tool. Already, people are using mobile screen recording to:
With native screen recording in iOS11, you can now record your screen and a voiceover in four simple steps.
Enable screen recording from the Control Center. Open your Settings app and go to Control Center, then select, “Customize Controls.” Scroll down to Screen Recording and press the green “plus” icon next to it. You’ll now have a Screen Recording control tile that you can tap whenever you want to record your screen.
If you want to turn on audio recording, force press the control tile and tap the microphone icon to toggle audio on or off before recording.
Tap the Screen Recording tile to initiate recording — it will give you a 3-second countdown and turn red when it starts recording.
To stop your recording, pull up the Control Center again and tap the Screen Recording icon to stop recording, or tap the red recording indicator in your status bar. Your screen recording will be stored on your iPhone, and you can access it through your Photos app.
Panopto’s iOS video app makes it easy to share your mobile screen recording. Upload your screen recording video directly from your iPhone to a new session in Panopto and share, or splice it into another video by uploading your mobile screen capture to an existing session and using the Panopto online video editor.
Watch How To Record Your iPhone Screen In This Short Video Walkthrough
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