Whatsapp Messenger is the most popular instant messaging app in the market today. Now a part of the Facebook ecosystem, Whatsapp offers multiple functionalities to users including the ability to create and talk in groups, host video calls, send media and enjoy end to end conversations across the platform.
Whatsapp started off as a simple free to use ‘Instant Messaging’ app, which soon rose to popularity and eventually ended up replacing the standard messaging app on our phones. Recently, Whatsapp also rolled our business-centric features, including a Whatsapp for business app, making the product a versatile and must-have app on all smartphones. Today, Whatsapp is the most downloaded messenger and is available as a free download on iOS, Android, and even PCs.
Whatsapp allows you to conduct video calls with your friends, family, and colleagues, which is a great way of connecting, especially when you stay in different cities or countries. If you are having a video call with your contacts and you want to store a recording of the video call for future reference, this is the article for you.
In this tutorial, we will show you how to record a Whatsapp video call.
Table of Contents
Case 1. For iOS Devices.
Apple released a native screen record feature in their iOS 11 update and since then, this feature is available for use and is also highly refined. As of today, the iOS version has evolved to generation 13 and the screen record is still available for use. So, if you want to enable the screen record feature on your iPhone (running iOS 11 or higher), this is how to do it.
Step 1. On your iPhone, tap on Settings.
Step 2. Next, tap on Control Centre.
Step 3. In the ‘Control Centre’ window, tap on ‘Customise Controls‘.
Step 4. Navigate to ‘Screen Recording’ and tap on the ‘+‘ button. Exit the Settings.
Step 5. Swipe down from the right-hand side of the screen to open the control center on your iPhone.
Step 6. Long press the ‘Screen Recording‘ button. Tap on ‘Start Recording‘.
Once you have started the screen recording, you can conduct your Whatsapp video call and it will be recorded via the screen recorder.
Case 2. Android Devices
Android has been grappling with the native screen record feature on their OS for quite some time. Android 10 did have an announced screen record feature, but it was cut out at the last minute since it was buggy. The latest update has brought in the screen record feature but it still faces issues on most devices. In such a scenario, the best way forward is to use a third-party screen recording app. One of the best alternatives out there is the ‘My Video Recorder app.
Here is a step-by-step walkthrough of how to use the app to. record your smartphone screen.
Step 1. Download and install the ‘My Video Recorder app on your Android device.
Step 2. You will now see a screen record button hovering on the side of your screen.
Step 3. Tap on the recorder button and head to the ‘Video andSettings‘.
Step 4. Here, set the desired quality, resolution, and frame rate of the video recording.
Step 5. Tap on the ‘Record‘ button to start recording.
Once the screen recording has started, you can start your Whatsapp video call, and the recorder will create a recording of the call, which you can save and share with the other participants.
If you do not have Whatsapp on your device, you can download it from the links below.