How to record the screen on your Apple iPhone in 6 easy steps

If you’ve ever wondered how people record and share their screen on their iPhone, whether it’s to remember an epic gaming session or store a memorable FaceTime session, let us help.

Follow these easy steps and you’ll be recording your screen like a pro:

First up you’ll need to set up your screen recorder shortcut:

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1. Head into the settings section of your iPhone
2. Find the Control Center in the settings menu, then tap into Customise Controls.
3. Locate Screen Recording in the More Controls section and tap the green arrow to its left. This will add it in your list of included apps.
4. Once you’ve completed this you will have a screen recorder shortcut in your control centre (the area that you see when you swipe up from the bottom of your home screen)

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5. Next you’ll need to select Screen recording by swiping up in your Control Center and clicking on the icon that is a white dot with a white circle around it. This is the screen recorder button.
6. Once selected, you’ll see a countdown in the circle, then the icon will turn red. Your screen is now recording!

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