One of the best things about iOS 11 is the ability to record the screen. Now you won’t have to rely on third-party apps to do this and it is a feature that is quite easy to use. To get this functionality on your device, you will first need to add it to your Control Center and you can easily access it anytime you need to.
All the videos you capture using this feature are stored in the Photos app. There is also a myriad of options for the videos including the ability to edit and add filters. This article will show you how to start a recording of your iPhone’s screen and how to stop the recording in iOS 11.
How to Record the Screen on iPhone in iOS 11
In order to use this feature, you first of all need to enable it and add it to your Control Center. Follow these instructions to begin a new recording of your iPhone’s screen.
Step 1: To do that go to Settings > Control Center and scroll down to find “Screen Recording.” Tap on the green (+) to add it to your Control Center.
Step 2: Now that you have the option to record the screen. Swipe up from the bottom of the iPhone’s screen to reveal the Control Center.
Step 3: Tap on the Recording icon (looks like a circle) to capture your device’s screen. If you want to include sound in the recording, touch and hold the recording icon and tap on the microphone icon in the resultant menu. The microphone should appear red, indicating that sound is also being recorded.
Step 4: Tap on “Start Recording” to officially begin recording the iPhone’s screen.
How to Stop Recording the Screen on Your iPhone
Once you’re happy with your recording, follow these simple steps to stop the recording.
Step 1: There is a status bar at the top of the screen, showing stats on your screen recording. Tap on it.
Step 2: On the popup that appears on the screen, tap “Stop” to end the recording.
You can also simply swipe up from the bottom to reveal the Control center and tap the recording button again to finish the recording.
All the videos you record can be found in the Photos App. Here you can make use of multiple options to edit the videos to your liking.