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Best Ways On How To Record A Phone Call On iPhone

How to Record a Phone Call on iPhone

Recording calls on an iPhone is not that easy as you may think. A number of privacy issues actually restricts you from performing the task. So, to make things simple, you need to download and thereby install third party apps. These include Google Voice, TapeACall, Quick voice recorder and many more. Let’s look at the different ways on how to record a phone call on iPhone.

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How to Record a Phone Call on iPhone Without an App?

Interestingly, a call can be recorded without using apps or jailbreaking the communication device. Here’s what you need to follow.

Step 1: Ring the person on your iPhone.

Step 2: Once you connect, tap ‘Add Call’ on the iPhone app screen.

How to Record a Phone Call on iPhone Without an App

Step 3: Now call the number from where the connection has been established. Since you’re on the call, the number would direct you to a voicemail.

Step 4: Tap ‘Merge Call’ as soon as Visual voicemail starts recording. Nothing would start off all at once. You would first hear a greeting message followed by the voicemail.

How to Record iPhone Calls

Step 5: Once the conversation ends, tap ‘Voicemail’ tab and wait till the recorded conversation appears in the interface.

 Step 6: Tap the relevant file and click ‘Share’.

How to Record iPhone Calls Using Voicemail

Step 7: Make the selection as per what’s on your mind. You can send the file wirelessly on Mac using AirDrop or as an attachment through iMessage. Not just that, you can also edit the file once it’s transferred to Voice Memo apps.

How to Record Incoming Calls on iPhone with Google Voice?

Google Voice helps you record incoming calls at zero dollars. But, the drawback is that the Google allows you to record incoming and not outgoing calls. Before you start recording, you first have to set up an account.

Step 1: Go to and follow the instructions for setting up the account.

Step 2: Navigate to the Google voice homepage by typing the relevant URL in the address bar.

Step 3: Click the gear icon and select ‘Settings’ once the menu drops down.

How to Record Incoming Calls on iPhone with Google Voice

Step 4: Select the ‘Call’ tab and check the option against ‘Enable Recording’.

Google Voice to Record a Phone Call on an iPhone

Step 5: Once done, you can record the calls by tapping ‘4’ on the keypad. To stop the task, you can either press ‘4’ again or end the call directly.

Step 6: Finally, when the recording is saved, you can go to your inbox.

NOTE:  It’s essential to download the Google Voice app if you wish to listen to the recorded call.

How to Record a Phone Call on an iPhone Using Call Recorder?

Call Recorder or IntCall is another application which is free, unlike TapeACall. However,  you need to purchase minutes and select one of the options. Depending on the region, a one minute recording can cost anything between $0.10 and $0.20 cents. Here’s how you can accomplish the task.

Step 1: As usual, launch the App store and download the app.

Step 2: Select the right option and purchase a few minutes.

Step 3: Launch the app and dial the desired number. The recording would then start automatically.

For an incoming call, you need to follow different steps.

Step 1: Launch the app whenever the iPhone start buzzing.

Step 2: Click the ‘Record’ button and tap ‘Hold & Accept’ for merging the call.

Step 3: As soon as you answer the call, the recording would start off.

Once you’re done with the conversation, the recording would be saved in the app. Later, you can transfer the audio file to your personal computer or Mac using iTunes. Alternatively, you can also send it as an E-mail.

How to Record Phone Calls on iPhone Using TapeACall?

TapeACall is one of the best apps to record calls on iPhone. This application is available in versions, namely Lite and Pro. While the Lite Version is free and allows you to listen for just 60 seconds, you would be charged a few dollars for the Pro version.

Step 1: Go to the Play Store and download the TapeACall app.

Step 2: As you proceed with the installation, you need to enter your phone number for verification. Once you get a text message, you need to enter it for confirmation.

Step 3: Go to the home screen and launch the app.

Step 4: Wait for the application till it gets directed to the recording service line.

How to Record Phone Calls on iPhone Using TapeACall

Step 5: Tap the ‘Add Call’ option and select the number you wish to add in the contact list.

Step 6: Wait for some time till you view the ‘Merge Call’ option. This would start the recording in a Mp3 format file.

Step 7: Once you’re done, add the call to your cloud account or share it on a social network or an E-mail account.

On the whole, TapeACall offers a plethora of options when you need to share calls. Try the app only if you are planning to record calls regularly.

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Hardip Koradia

Written by Hardip Koradia

Hardip Koradia is a pro tech blogger with years of experience in writing resourceful articles on different tech topics like mobile apps, PCs, gadgets, software, how to guides, etc. His passion for technology inspired him to start Techbylws, a growing tech blog.