trick to Enable Screen Recording in iOS 11 on iPhone, iPad without Mac computer

How to Enable Screen Recording on iPhone, iPad Without Mac/ Computer

So far, we were using the QuickTime player, other third-party iOS screen recorder or jailbreak Cydia tweak to record the iPhone display. In more, it was not possible without a Mac or computer. But after update iOS 11, to record the iPhone screen, you do not need to work hard because of iOS 11/iPadOS or later packed by a built-in screen recording tool. The useful screen recording feature is not available in the form of a visible App icon. So defiantly, you won’t appear on the home screen of your iPhone, iPad and iPod touch. Hence, if you want to use display recording with sound then firstly you will have to unhide it to Enable Screen Recording in iOS/iPadOS. I know that you have a question in your mind; where is screen recorder icon located on iPhone?

To become a master of screen recorder, you should have knowledge of customizing the Control Center on iPhone. The reason is that the screen recorder button is located in the default customize Swiping Menus settings. So first read carefully on how to Add Screen Recorder shortcut icon on Control Center then turn on screen recorder.

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Guide to Add Screen Recorder Button and Enable Screen Recording in iOS on iPhone, iPad


  • Step #1. Go to the Settings App from your iPhone/ iPad Home screen.
  • Step #2. Find and tap Control Center that appears between Notifications and Do Not Disturb.

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  • Step #3. Tap Customize Controls.
  • Step #4. Next, you will have to scroll down the screen to find Screen Recording.

Add Screen Recording icon on Controls iOS 11 on iPhone iPad

  • Step #5. Tap on a red button with a minus sign left to the Screen Recording to add as a shortcut on the Control Center.
  • Now Shortcut is Added on your iPhone Control center,
    • Swipe Down on your iPhone top right corner of the screen on iPhone X or later model.
    • Swipe up the finger from the bottom edge to top on the iPhone 8/8 Plus & Earlier model.

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      Open Control Center on iPhone
  • Tap on Screen Recording Button, You have a time about 3 seconds to start recording your screen after Tap on Start recording option.

launch control Center to tap and hold on screen recorder icon to start screen recording video iOS 11

That’s it!

Now, go to the home screen and launch control center by swipe up the bottom of the screen. So now, you get a Screen recording icon that looks like a small solid inner circle with a big outer circle. Tapping and holding on it (for easy to understand you can see given the picture) to start screen video recording session.

The on-screen microphone is optional so you can capture screen recording with your voice or you can do mute if you want just tap on. in more, turn off- disable screen recorder is very easy just tap on the upper blue color bar with the timing, tap on it to get stop recording option. Here’s in deep – how to record iPhone screen.

Note: if you launch control center from the lock screen to display recording, then you have to need to enter the passcode or Fingerprint thumb.

Can I Record Screen of the Online streaming/ Apps/ Social Media in iOS?

Yes, Let’s enjoy entertainment full and Funny online videos that you before unable to download that now you can Facebook Video, Instagram Video, Facetime Video calls with Sound and even more Snapchat message.

But I think you will have to trim video of begging and end of the iOS 11 screen recorded video. Your edited video will save as a new Clip into the camera roll. You can delete screen recording as we remove the regular video.

Unable to save screen recording video to the camera roll on your iPhone? Check out your iPhone storage space (might due to low storage space) and feasible solution is you should restart your iPhone.

Let’s now talk about some problems that come when you will be recording the iPhone screen. At all, it is easy to add a screen recorder tool on the Control Center, start-stop screen recording and save it to camera roll, too. Even though, a chief problem occurs whenever we are recording screen in iOS that are the Apps notifications. Yes, Notification is annoying so you should close it. Otherwise, it will show up you in the screen-recorded video. You can turn off the app notifications in the Settings App looks like a gear icon on the home screen.

Get Here: Fix iPhone Screen recording not working

Screen recording is not working after new update iOS 11.xx then restart your iPhone without the Power button. We have tested and tried on many of the websites on Safari to recording screen videos. But unfortunately, screen recording happens to stop and showing a black screen instead of video streaming. So, of course, those times the mind becomes nervous.

This tactic is useful and applicable to all iOS 11 compatible devices. Okay guys, thanks for reading us, if you have any screen recording problems, please share your feedback in the comments.

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