WhatsApp is one of the most popular instant messaging applications owned by Meta. It allows users to send text, documents, images, etc., including voice and video messages, to other users on the platform, and users can also make voice and video calls.
While for most users, WhatsApp’s voice calls are a replacement for normal calls, it does not allow users to record voice or video calls. But if you are looking to do so, worry not; here we have added some workaround methods to record WhatsApp calls on Android or iOS devices.
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How to Record WhatsApp Voice Calls on Android
Recording WhatsApp voice calls on Android is as easy as making normal phone calls. There is an app named Call Recorder: Cube ACR that allows users to record WhatsApp calls without paying anything. Here’s how you can install and use it:
Step 1: Open the Google Play Store on your phone and search for the Cube ACR.
Step 2: Click on Install to download the app on your Android phone.
Step 3: Once installed, open the app and complete the setup.
Step 4: Tap on the three-line icon at the top.
Step 5: Select Recording from the menu options that appear.
Now make a WhatsApp voice call and the app will record WhatsApp voice calls and save them to your device.
How to Record WhatsApp Voice Calls on iPhone?
While there is no app that allows you to record WhatsApp voice calls on an iOS device, you can record them if you have a Mac computer. Follow the below steps to learn the full process.
Step 1: Connect your iPhone to a Mac using a cable.
Step 2: Tap Trust this computer on your iPhone.
Step 3: Next, open the QuickTime app on Mac and tap on the File menu at the top.
Step 4: Select New Audio Recording.
Step 5: Now, tap on the down-drop icon next to the record icon and choose iPhone.
Step 6: Click on the record button.
Step 7: Make a WhatsApp call to your phone from your iPhone.
Step 8: Once connected, call the person whose call you wish to record.
Step 9: Finally, end the call and recording and save the recording on Mac.
How to Record WhatsApp Video Calls on Android
Some Android phones have a built-in screen recording feature but worry not if your phone does not have it. Here, we have added the steps to record WhatsApp video calls using a screen recording app, be it a built-in or third-party app.
Using the Phone’s In-built Screen Recorder
Phones running Android 11 or above have a built-in screen recorder. Here’s how you can use them to record video calls:
Step 1: Swipe down from the top to open Android’s Quick Settings menu.
Step 2: Click on the Screen Record option. If you don’t see it, click on the pencil icon to reveal all the tiles.
Step 3: Follow the instructions and press the record button before making a WhatsApp video call.
Step 4: Once done, stop the recording, and it will be saved on your phone.
Using a Third-Party Screen Recording App
If you have a phone running below Android 11 versions or if it does not have a built-in recorder, you need to install a third-party screen recorder app. Here’s how you can do it:
Step 1: Open the Google Play Store on your phone.
Step 2: Search for and Install a third-party app like XRecorder.
Step 3: After installing it, open the app and allow the necessary permissions.
Step 4: Select the recording options and click on the record button to start screen recording before making a call.
Step 5: Now, go to WhatsApp and make the video call.
How to Record WhatsApp Video Calls on iPhone
If you are an iPhone user, you can easily record WhatsApp video calls as iPhones have a built-in screen recording feature for all devices running iOS 11 or above. Here’s how you can use this feature or record video calls:
Step 1: On the iPhone’s home screen, swipe down from the top to access Control Centre.
Step 2: Here, you will see the Screen Recording option. If you can’t find it, navigate to Settings > Control Centre and add Screen Recording to the active controls list.
Step 3: From the Control Centre, tap the Screen Recording icon to start the recording. Make sure that the microphone is enabled.
Step 4: Next, open WhatsApp and make a video call to record it.
Step 5: Once done with the call, stop the recording, and it will be saved on your device.
Frequently Asked Questions
Where can I find recorded WhatsApp video calls?
All the WhatsApp video calls recorded using the built-in recorder will be saved in the Photos app if you have an iPhone and in the Gallery if you have an Android phone. On the other hand, if you have recorded the calls using a third-party app, you need to open the app to find them.
Are WhatsApp calls automatically recorded?
No, officially, WhatsApp does not have any feature that allows you to record voice or video calls automatically. While it does not have any such feature, you can use a third-party app to record voice or video calls and an in-built recorder to record video calls if your phone has one.
So, this is all about how you can record WhatsApp calls, whether it’s a voice or video call. I hope the article helps you record WhatsApp voice or video calls with audio.
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