How to Record Phone Calls on Your iPhone

Your iPhone can do pretty much things. You can take and edit pictures, send and receive messages and even detect your heartbeat or schedule your meetings on a single device. You would therefore be forgiven for thinking that it is easy to record a phone call. While you record a phone call on your iPhone by simply pressing a button, the truth is, it is not that easy.

This is why we’ve taken up the challenge to try and find ways to record a phone call on your iPhone legally and easily. We cannot promise that the quality of the recording will be superb but the solutions below should help you record any phone call anytime you want to.

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Part 1: Use Google Voice to Record an Incoming call

Google voice is a great solution if you want to record incoming calls on your iPhone and the major advantage is that it will cost you absolutely nothing. You can only use Google Voice to record incoming calls - the service doesn’t allow you to record outgoing calls.

To record your calls using Google Voice, first you need to have an account. Signing up for one is as easy as heading over to and following the instructions. With a valid Google Voice account, it’s time to record your phone calls. The first step is to enable call recording within your Google Voice account so you can record and save your calls as MP3 files.

Follow these simple steps to enable call recording:

Step 1: Go to the main Google Voice Homepage and then click on the gear icon in the upper right conner. Select settings from the drop down menu.

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Step 2: Click on the Calls tab and then check the “Enable recording” box near the bottom of the page.

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Now that you have enabled recording. You just need to press number “4” on your phone’s keypad during the call. When you do this, you and the person on the other line will hear an automated voice letting you know that the call is being recorded.

To stop recording, all you have to do is to press “4” again and Google will automatically save the recording in your inbox where you can listen to or download whenever you want.

Part 2: Use the TapeACall App

The alternative is to use an iOS app. There are many of them on the App store that claim to be the best. But TapeACall is the best-working and the most current of these apps. It has better reviews. Here’s how to record a call using TapeACall.

Step 1: Install TapeACall from the App store

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Step 2: To get started you will be required to enter your phone number.

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You will also be required to enter the verification code and you will receive via text.

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Step 3: Once you are done with the verification process, it is time to try out the app. Launch the app and then tap on the large red button. TapeACall will call its service line as a demo call.

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Step 4: Tap on the “Add Call” option once it is available and call someone.

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Step 5: After a few seconds, the “Merge Calls” option will be available. Tap on this option. Once the calls are merged, you will be recording the call.

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Step 6: When you want to listen to the recording, go back to the app and tap on the Play icon below the record icon. You can then play-back your recording and share it if you want to.

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Hopefully these two solutions will be able to help you easily record your phone calls? Please share with us how everything goes or if you have any questions or comments, don't hesitate to share your thoughts.

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Nov 09,2018 15:38 pm / Posted by to Record Videos
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