People have been taking pictures of their computer screens and sometimes capturing movies of what they see on their computers for many years.
Mobile devices, such as the iPhone, have similar features and do not require the installation of additional software to use them.
Our tutorial will show you how to find the screen recording option on your device so that you can record movies of your on-screen stuff.
Follow these instructions to record a screen on your iPhone:
- In Settings > Control Center, tap the green + symbol next to Screen Recording.
- Tap the Screen Recording button after opening the Control Center. Wait three seconds before starting the recording.
- Record the data, then press the red clock icon and choose Stop.
If you want to use the camera lens to capture what’s going on around you, your iPhone’s camera has a Video mode.
However, there may be instances when something happens on your screen in an app that you’d like to share with others.
You can check out this video about how to screen record on iPhone 13 for more on this topic.
Summary – How to Record Your iPhone 13 Screen
- Navigate to the Control Center.
- Begin by clicking the Screen Record icon.
- Tap the clock sign to stop recording.
- Press the Stop button.
Our post continues below with further information, including screenshots, on how to screen record on iPhone 13.
If you’ve ever tried to capture this information with another device, you know how difficult it can be.
Fortunately, Apple has incorporated a screen recording feature in iOS 11 that allows you to record what is happening on your screen.
Our guide on how to screen record on iPhone 13 will show you how.
Related: If you have a text message discussion with too many message notifications, this post on hiding iPhone alerts can help.
Screen Recording with an iPhone 13 Video
How to Record the Screen of an iPhone 13 (with Pictures)
The procedures in this post were performed on an iPhone 13 running iOS 16. These steps will also work on other iPhone models that are running iOS 11 or later.
Step 1: Swipe down from the top-right corner of the screen to access the Control Center.
Step 2: Locate and press the Screen Recording button.
When you push the button, a three-second timer starts before the screen recording begins.
Step 3: When you’re finished recording, press the red clock button in the top-left corner of the screen.
Step 4: Tap Stop to turn off the iPhone screen recorder.
You will then receive notification that the screen recording has been saved to Photos, where you may view and share it with others.
You can now use screen recording on iPhone 13 if something happens on your screen that you want to save for later or share with someone else.
How to Enable iPhone 13 Control Center Screen Recording
While your iPhone’s screen recorder should be activated by default, you may easily disable it from the Control Center.
You can reactivate the iPhone 13 screen recording button by following the steps below:
Step 1: Open the Settings app.
Step 2: Navigate to the Control Center menu section.
Step 3: To the left of Screen Recording, press the green plus button.
You should see the record button again when you return to the Control Center.
More Information on iPhone Screen Recordings
If your iPhone has a Home button, you can access the Control Center by swiping up from the bottom of the screen instead of down from the top-right corner.
The iPhone screen recording function does not record device audio by default.
However, by turning on the microphone, you can record noises.
To do so, launch the Control Center, press and hold the Screen Recording button, and then tap the Microphone button to enable it.
Screen recording videos are saved to the Pictures app. By navigating to the Media Types section of the Albums menu, you can find these in the Recents folder as well as a Screen Recordings folder in the Pictures app.
You can take screenshots of your iPhone if you want a photo of the screen rather than a movie. You may capture a screenshot on your iPhone 13 by simultaneously pressing the Volume Up and Power keys.
After obtaining the screenshot, a little preview of it will show in the bottom-left corner of the screen. Swipe it to the left to dismiss it, or tap the thumbnail to view the screenshot and make changes or remove it.
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