Have you ever wanted to show off some of your favorite apps to a friend? Create some Lets Plays on YouTube from your iPhone? Created an iPhone app and wanted to take a video for the App Store? This tutorial will show you how to quickly and easily record your iOS device’s screen in full resolution and original audio.
Things you’ll need:
- An iOS device
- An up-to date Mac
- A Lightning cable.
Log into your Mac and launch QuickTime Player. The device can be found on all recent Macs, and can be searched for by pushing ⌘ + Space.
Take your lightning cable, and plug in your iOS device.
Go back into QuickTime, and on the upper left corner, click file, and then select “New Movie Recording” from the drop down menu.
Hover over the window that appears, and you should see a window that looks like this:
Click the little arrow next to the record button, and a drop down menu will appear. Select your iPhone. If you would also like to record audio from your phone, select your iPhone as the microphone.
Push the record button and get recording! Once you are finished, push it again. To export your clip, click the file menu again, and then export.
Binyamin has been writing about Apple and the tech sector as a whole for over five years.
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