Facetime is not standard call service. It was 2013 when Apple announced an audio version of Facetime in one of Apple’s keynote speeches. It was initially released for high-quality audio calls through Wi-Fi.
But, now Facetime has many features including video calls and now it is updated to work over 3G and LTE data connections. Facetime is used in Apple’s iOS devices. Now you can record your Facetime conversations and also video calls. Recording with audio is a bit tricky but still, you can do it.
How to Start Recording Facetime with Audio
If you want to record your Facetime conversation with another person there are few simple steps to do it. You need to have an iOS device like iPhone, iPod, and iPad. And then, just follow the following steps to do it.
First of all, you need to launch and open the Facetime application on your device. Now you need to sign in or sign up with your Apple ID credentials.
Your Apple ID is the only way to sign in to a Facetime account. When you will sign in to your Facetime account, you will find the contacts page to call others through your Facetime.
Now you need another application on your device which is Quicktime. This application is released only for ios users. This application is a built-in application on your iPhone, iPod, or Mac.
Apple pre-installed Quicktime so that users can record, play, share and edit videos. Users can use this application to record the screen with audio. You just need to set up your Quicktime to record the screen of your specific Apple device.
Next, Launch the Quicktime application. After the app opens you will be able to see a drop-down menu. On that menu, you will see ‘File’ is written on one side of the menu. Just click on the ‘File’ button.
Now, you will see another window will pop up. In this window, select ‘New Screen Recording’. It will take you to another window. In this window, you need to click on the drop-down arrow.
Now, go to the “Microphone” option. The will be a list of devices under this option. This section will show you all the available devices. You just need to choose your device from the list.
Now, go to the homepage and click on the Facetime application. After launching now you can video call any of your contacts if they are using iOS devices. Click on the red button in Quicktime to start recording.
If you follow these steps, you can now easily record Facetime with audio.
How to Record Facetime with Audio in Android
First of all, we need to know Facetime is only allowed for iOS devices but android, there are many video chatting alternatives like Facebook Messenger and Google Duo.
Unlike iOS, Android mobile devices do not have any built-in feature to record Facetime calls with audio. For Android users, you need a third-party application to screen record with audio. Simply Android users can follow these steps to record their screen.
First of all, if you are an Android user you need to download an application for screen recording. These applications are third-party apps which means these applications are manufactured by someone other than the manufacturer of the mobile device or its operating system. You can download these apps from Play Store. Some popular screen recording apps are:
- AZ Screen Recorder
- Unlimited Screen Record
After downloading a screen recording application you need to launch the screen recording app. After launching the app will show you certain instructions to follow. You just need to set up that application in a simple way.
Now, we know that we cannot use Facetime on android but there are many video chatting alternatives like Facebook Messenger, Google Duo, Skype, etc. You can do video chat there and record through this third-party application.
After the recording of your call, the application will automatically save all the recordings to your gallery. You can watch the videos with good quality audio there.
These are the steps to record Video calls on your android device.
How to Solve Facetime Recording Problems
Facetime is a great service to all the iOS users. Sometimes users face problems recording Facetime with audio. Many countries have wire-tapping law for which users cannot record a conversation with anyone in Facetime.
Other than those country users, everyone can record a Facetime conversation on their device. Sometimes ios updates also cause a bug in Facetime screen recording. You can follow these steps to solve all the problems of screen recording of Facetime.
If a user faces problems with the audio of the recording then it might be a problem with the microphone or the speaker of your iOS device. If you want to test your microphone or speaker of your iPhone, iPad or Mac just go to the Voice Memos application. Tap on the record button and speak for few seconds.
After recording, just listen to the audio again and see if there is any problem with your device’s microphone or speaker. If there is you should go to Apple support as this is a hardware problem. If not you can restart your phone and try recording Facetime again.
If you are having a problem with the Quicktime of your ios device then you need to close the apps for iMessage and Facetime. Then go to System Preferences and through that sign in to iCloud.
There will be a box for Keychain just untick the box. Now simply close System Preferences. Now restart your specific iOS device. Now you need to sign in again on Facetime and try recording again.
Facetime is a great way to communicate with your friends and community. Apple provides apps like Quicktime to record and hear audio with great quality. Many users use Quicktime and gave great feedback to the Apple community.