How to Record FaceTime Call on iOS/Windows/Mac

- "I used the screenshot button on Facetime. But my screenshots are nowhere to be found. Where do Facetime screenshots go?"

- "I found my Facetime screenshot not saving…"

Screenshot and Record FaceTime

If you cannot find the Facetime screenshot in your Camera Roll or Photos, then there must be something wrong with the Facetime screenshot feature.

If you want to bypass Facetime screenshot not working issue, you can try other ways to capture Facetime screen.

Wanna know how to record FaceTime video with your voice? Just read and follow.

Part 1: How to Record FaceTime with QuickTime on Mac Computer

For people who run Facetime on Mac operating systems, QuickTime can be a good screen recorder. It is totally free to record Facetime with audio on Mac computer. Moreover, QuickTime can serve as a Facetime screenshot maker too.

Step 1: Set QuickTime screen recording preferences

Open QuickTime from your dock or application folder on Mac. Choose "File" option on the top toolbar. Select "New Screen Recording" from its drop-down list.

Step 2: Record Facetime with QuickTime

Click the down-side arrow besides the red "Record" icon. You can select "Internal Microphone" to record Facetime call with audio. Choose "Record" option. Set the screen capture area with your mouse. The moment you release the mouse, QuickTime will start recording Facetime call video on Mac quickly. Launch Facetime app and start your video or audio call as usual.

Step 3: Stop recording Facetime on Mac

When you want to stop Facetime screen recording, you can click "Stop Recording" on the top menu bar. Well, this icon looks like a circle inserted with a white rectangle. Then choose "Save…" from the top "File" list. Set a new name and destination folder. At last, choose "Save" to export the recorded Facetime video call.

Record Facetime on Mac

Part 2: How to Record FaceTime on iPhone without Computer

If you are using iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch, you can record Facetime on iOS 11 directly. There is no need to connect iPhone to computer for Facetime recording. In another word, you can record Facetime on iPhone XS/XR/X, iPhone 8, iPhone 7 and more for free.

Step 1: Enable iOS screen recording feature

Open "Settings" app. Choose "Control Center" under "Settings". Find "Customize Controls", and then click the green add icon before "Screen Recording".

Step 2: Record Facetime with audio on iPhone

Swipe up from the bottom of your iPhone screen. Deeply press "Record" icon in the "Control Center". Then choose "Microphone Audio". Now, click "Record" to start Facetime call recording after the three-second countdown.

Step 3: Stop recording Facetime call on iPhone

When you want to stop Recording Facetime, you can swipe down the "Control Center". Choose "Stop Recording" icon in red. What’s more, you can tap the red status bar on the top of your iPhone screen, and then choose "Stop" to finish Facetime call recording too. Well, you can find the recorded Facetime call video in Photos app.

Record Facetime iPhone

For iPhone or iPad users who is running the version before iOS 11, just use iPhone screen recorders to record Facetime.

Part 3: Recommended FaceTime Screen Recorder Focusing on iPhone/iPad/iPod

If you want to keep Facetime screenshot on your iOS device, you should use Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder . It can help you record Facetime call video or audio in real time with no lag.

Facetime iOS Recorder Software

  • Mirror iPhone/iPad/iPod screen wirelessly on your computer.
  • Support iPhone X/XR/8/7/6/5/4/SE, etc. iPad, iPod touch, etc.
  • Record Facetime/WhatsApp calls, any video, audio, gameplay, etc.
  • Customize the recording setting and output HD MP4 after recording Facetime calls.
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Record FaceTime Call with iOS FaceTime Screen Recorder

Step 1: Launch iOS Screen Recorder

Free download, install and launch Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder on your computer.

iOS Screen Recorder Interface

Step 2: Connect to the same network

Connect your iOS device and computer to the same Wi-Fi or local area network.

Step 3: Mirror your iOS device

Swipe up from the bottom/top of your screen to open Control Center.

Tap on "AirPlay" (for iOS 7/8/9)/ "AirPlay Mirroring" (for iOS 10)/ "Screen Mirroring" (for iOS 11/12).

Then select "Apeaksoft iOS Screen Recorder" and enable mirroring.


Step 4: Record Facetime call

Open Facetime to start a call and click the red record button to start recording.

Record iPhone Screen

After recording, your Facetime call video will be saved to the folder on your iOS device.

Even if you are launching a group FaceTime chatting, it can also record the screen. (Group FaceTime not working?)

Part 4: Best FaceTime Recorder – Record Video and Audio with Intelligent Screen Capture Tools

If you want to record Facetime and take Facetime screenshot easily, Apeaksoft Screen Recorder can also be your good choice.

Its well-designed interface and powerful features are friendly to beginners. Thus, even though you have no experience of screen recording, you can record Facetime on Windows and Mac computer effortlessly.

Facetime Recorder Software

  • Record Viber call, Facetime, Skype, GoToMeeting and any online communicating services with audio on Windows and Mac.
  • Record both system audio and microphone sound in high quality.
  • Make drawings, add text, arrow, highlight and apply other effects on Facetime screenshot.
  • Output screen recording video/audio/screenshot to selectable format.
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Steps to Record FaceTime Call and Take Screenshot with Ease

Step 1: Launch Screen Recorder

Free download and install Apeaksoft Screen Recorder on your computer. Launch the Facetime recorder software. Then choose "Video Recorder" on its main interface.

Actually, if you only want to screenshot Facetime instead of recording screen video, you can choose “Snapshot” instead.

Of course, it is able to take Facetime screenshot during recording.

Screen Recorder Main Interface

Step 2: Customize the screen area

You can record Facetime full screen video call, and it’s OK if you want to draw the certain area to record instead. To record Facetime video with audio, you need to turn on "System Sound".

Furthermore, trigger "Microphone" to the "On" state if you want to record your voice together. Move the volume slider as you like.

Custom Screen Size

Step 3: Manage the output settings (optional)

If you want to change the output video format, you can click "More settings" on the top. A new window pops up with the name of "Preferences". You can head to “Output” and other sections to manage the output settings. Then choose "OK" on the lower right corner to save your change.

Output Setting

Step 4: Record Facetime call and take Facetime screenshot

Click "REC" icon to start recording Facetime call with audio. Well, you can pause, restart and stop recording with no time limitation.

Moreover, Screen Recorder allows users to screenshot Facetime video call freely. Just use your mouse to make drawing or add annotations during recording.

After that, you can preview the video and screenshot.

Draw After Capture

Step 5: Export or share your Facetime recording

When the recording process ends, choose "Save" in the "Preview" window. Then click "Next" to move on. Sooner, you can get the recorded video in the left panel. Share it to YouTube or other sites by one click if necessary.

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All in all, you can record Facetime call and take Facetime screenshot freely from above methods. Still have problem about Facetime like FaceTime not connecting on iOS? Just feel free to contact us.

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