Each owner of the iPhone or iPad at least once there was a need to record video from the screen of the gadget. Before the release of iOS 11, it was quite difficult to record video from the screen of an iDevice: you had to either connect it to a PC, or install third-party programs.

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However, in iOS 11, Apple added a system function for recording from the screen, that is, there are no more difficulties. You will learn how to start and how to stop recording video from the iPhone or iPad screen without additional training and third-party programs in my new article.

How to Start Screen Recording?

In order to enable it, you need:

  • Select Settings -> Control Centre-> Customise Controls;
  • Select the “Screen Record” option with “+” button.
  • Open the Control Centre;
  • Click the Rec icon.

How to Stop Screen Recording?

To stop recording a screen, do the following:

  • Open the Control Centre;
  • Click the Rec Red icon;
  • You can also touch the red status bar at the top of the screen;
  • And select “Stop”;
  • After that, the video will be saved in the Photos application.


Recording video from the device’s screen has long been a real challenge for owners of portable gadgets. Fortunately, realizing the need for this functionality, Apple engineers equipped iOS with convenient image capture tools.

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Hi there! My Name is Vincent Lago! My goal is to share insightful reviews, guides, and manuals for people looking to know more about current solutions for Apple hardware and OS. I have years of technological background knowledge including owning a custom iMacs & PCs which was using for different types of business. And now, I want to share my experience with you.

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