How to record a FaceTime call on your iPhone or Mac

Save those FaceTime calls for later.

FaceTime calls are a great way to stay in touch with people you care about, whether on an iOS device or a Mac. However, what do you do if you want to save those special moments? Luckily, using your Mac, you can record those calls to view later.

How to record a FaceTime call on your Mac

If you're looking to record a FaceTime call on your Mac, you can use QuickTime's screen recording feature to your advantage.

  • Open QuickTime on your Mac from your dock or your Applications folder.
  • Click File in the Menu bar.




  • Click New Screen Recording.
  • Click the arrow next to the record button in the QuickTime window.





  • Choose Internal Microphone from the list of available microphones.
  • Open FaceTime.




  • Click the record button in QuickTime.
  • Click the screen to record your whole screen, or click and drag over the FaceTime window to only record FaceTime.




  • Start your FaceTime call.
  • Click the Stop Recording button in the Menu bar.





  • Click File in the Menu bar.
  • Click Save.




  • Give your recording a name.
  • Choose where you want to save your recording



  • Click Save.


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