There are many reasons why you would need a high-quality screen recording. Whether it’s for game capture, streaming, reference videos, a school project, or any other reason, it can be difficult to understand how to record the screen of one of your devices. Of course, there’s the old-school way of pointing a camera at a screen and recording it, but that results in low-quality, unprofessional video. Thankfully, many devices offer easy ways to record their screens that their developers built directly into them.


1. iOS 11 or Later Devices

With the release of the iOS 11 devices, Apple made it incredibly easy to record their screens. This will work with any iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch that operates on iOS 11 or a later version. First, go to Settings > Control Center > Customize Controls, and then tap the green + button next to Screen Recording. Then swipe up from the bottom of the screen. If you’re using an iPhone X or later device or an iPad with iOS12 or later, you’ll need to swipe down from the upper-right side of the screen. Then press the grey recording button and tap Microphone. The recording will begin after you press Start Recording and it will perform a three-second countdown. To stop the recording, go to the Control Center and tap the red recording circle. Alternatively, you can press the status bar at the top of the screen and tap Stop.

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