Record FaceTime with Audio: How to record your video call

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Record FaceTime: How to record your video call

Have you ever wished to preserve cherished moments or capture important conversations during your FaceTime calls?

In this blog post, we'll explore different methods to record FaceTime calls, enabling you to capture and relive those precious memories.

Current iOS recording function does not support audio recording that you cannot record the entire video call sadly. So I will introduce how to make it.

weCall: Video Call and Record to Share

What is weCall?

weCall is a new video call app where you can record audio for both, showing face each other while showing your world.


Since they support multi-camera video call, using both front and back camera simultaneously, it is described as "FaceTime Meets BeReal".

Record Video Call with Audio

On weCall, there is a function to record a video call. Here's how to make it happen.

1. 2. Invite a friend to get started 3. Add their phone number on contact if you don't know the number of the other one(similar as FaceTime and WhatsApp) 4. Star a Video Call 5. Go to recording page to start a record 6. Get consent from the other person 7. Check the video after recording


FaceTime does not record the outside sound

If you don't need to record both voice, you can just do video call on FaceTime and use OS recording.

Here's how to make it.

Step 1

Open "Settings" on your iOS device and tap on "Control Center."

Step 2

Select "Customize Controls" and locate "Screen Recording" under the "More Controls" section. Tap the green plus (+) icon next to it to add it to your Control Center.

Step 3

Once added, swipe down from the top-right corner of your screen (on iPhone X or later) or swipe up from the bottom of the screen (on older iPhones and iPads) to access the Control Center.

Step 4: Tap the "Record" button, which looks like a filled-in circle surrounded by a thick outline. You might need to press and hold the record button and select "Microphone Audio" to record audio from both sides of the call.

Step 5: Initiate your FaceTime call and start recording by tapping the red status bar at the top of your screen and selecting "Start Recording."

Step 6: To stop recording, tap the red status bar again and choose "Stop."

Front & Back Camera Video Call and Record

If you are looking for app to create unique content, weCall is one of the option to make it.

weCall allows you to use both front and back camera simultaneously, so that if you want to create a surprise video call, or just make it unique, weCall is the best option.

Paid: Zoom Recording

Zoom, one of the most widely used video conferencing platforms, has gained immense popularity for its user-friendly interface and robust features. While Zoom provides a built-in recording feature, it's important to note that certain recording capabilities may require a paid subscription. In this blog post, we will explore the benefits of paying for Zoom to record your video calls and discuss how this option can enhance your recording experience.

Recording Features with a Paid Zoom Subscription

Local Recording

With a paid Zoom subscription, you gain access to the local recording feature. This allows you to save your video calls directly to your computer's hard drive. Local recordings provide high-quality video and audio files that can be easily accessed, edited, and shared as needed.

Cloud Recording

Zoom's cloud recording feature is another option available with a paid subscription. Cloud recording offers the advantage of storing your recorded meetings securely in the cloud, eliminating the need for local storage space. Additionally, cloud recordings can be accessed and shared from any device with an internet connection, providing flexibility and convenience.

Be kind to others and yourself

Privacy is important

Before recording any video call, it is essential to obtain the consent of all participants involved. Recording conversations without the knowledge and consent of the other party may violate privacy laws and ethical considerations. Make sure to inform everyone involved in the call that you intend to record it and respect their decision if they choose not to be recorded.

Record with consent with weCall


Recording FaceTime calls or weCall allows you to preserve valuable moments, capture important discussions, or revisit conversations for various purposes. Whether you choose the built-in screen recording function, third-party apps, or external camera methods, ensure you comply with legal and ethical obligations by obtaining consent from all participants. By following these methods, you can enjoy the benefits of recording FaceTime calls while respecting the privacy of everyone involved.

So, go ahead, record those memorable conversations, and create lasting memories!




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