How to Record iPhone & iPad Screen without any App?

Last Updated: February 23, 2018
iPhone screen record

Do you want to create a movie with all your screen activities on your iPhone? If you own an iPad or iPhone you can record all screen activities of your device on your computer. You can record entire screen activity on your iPhone or iPad without any third party apps.

Even though you want to use any apps to record your device screen, it is tough to find out apps in iTunes store. You can easily create screen capture video with a computer with QuickTime Player and iPhone or iPad with lighting cable. You can create an educational video or record an application demo with your iPad or iPhone screen.

We are going through the steps to record iPhone’s screen with MAC OS X Yosemite. Connect your iPhone 6 or iPad device running iOS 8 to your MAC using Lightning cable. You may need to accept your iPhone to trust your computer.

iPhone screen record start in quick time

Once you connect your iPhone, launch Quick Time Player and select File > New Movie Recording from the menu bar. This will launch a new Quick Time window for video recording.

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By default, you may see your Mac’s built-in camera on Quick Time window. Please find the record button on the window and click on down arrow button.

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Under Camera menu, select your iPhone and select the iPhone Micro Phone if you want to record the audio from your iPhone MIC. You can set record quality to High or Maximum.

iPhone screen record playback

Now you will be able to see iPhone screen on Quick Time window. Click on record button to start and it will start to record your screen activity on Quick Time video recorder.

Once you’re done recording, stop recording and save the video. You can edit this video later from your MAC and share with your friends or upload into the web.


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