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Guide to Record iPhone Screen in iOS 11 (No Jailbreak)

author Carrie Murray
date Thursday, June 22, 2017

We used toneed either a third-party iOS screen recorder or a Windows/Mac computer to record iPhone/iPad screen. As iOS 11 include a newScreen Recording feature in Control Center,you can now to capture iPhone/iPad screen natively with no computer and no jailbreak.

Here is how to record screen on iOS 11 and capture what's on your iPhone X/8/7/7 Plus/6/6s/6s Plus/5s screen easily. And for devices that won't get iOS 11 update, here is a great screen recorder for iOS 10/9/8.

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1. How to Enable Screen Recording on iOS 11

Before recording iPhone/iPad display, you need to able screen recording button on Control Center. The followings are the steps to enable Screen Recording on iOS 11.

Step 1 Go to Settings > Control Center.

Step 2 Navigate to More Control, where you can find Screen Recording.

Step 3 Tap the green plus icon before Screen Recording to add it to Control Center panel.

Step 4 Now Screen Recording shortcut is added to Control Center.

iOS 11 Enable Screen Recording

2. How to Record iPhone/iPad Screen on iOS 11

Now you can record iPhone screen screen on iOS 11. The method also work for filming screen video of iPad Pro/Air/Mini that runs on iOS 11.

Start Capturing your iPhone Screen on iOS 11

Step 1 Swipe upward on the screen to access Control Center.

Step 2 Tap Screen Recording icon and the icon will become red, indicating the screen recording is on.

Step 3 To record screen with sound, long press the Screen Recording icon. On the new pop-up window, tap to turn on microphone.

iOS 11 Record iPhone Screen

Stop Screen Recording of Your iPhone

When you are done recording your iPhone screen, there are three ways to stop the recording.

  • Tap on the blue recording indicator on the top of the screen. When a window pop up, tap Stop to stop the recording.
  • Go to Control Center and tap on the Screen Recording icon to stop.
  • Open Control Center, 3D touch on the Screen Recording icon and choose Stop Recording.

iOS 11 Stop Recording Screen

After the screen recording is stop, you will get notification that the screen recording video has been saved on Photos.

3. How to Edit Screen Recording Videos

Before sharing your screen to Instagram, Snapchat or other social media, you may want to edit the video to make it cooler and more fun. The first thing you may want to do is to cut the video and delete the unneeded part, such as the beginning and ending which capture how you start and stop the recording.

Step 1 Open Photos app on your iPhone and choose the recording video.

Step 2 Tap on on editing icon.

Step 3 Move the black arrow iconson the two ends inward to trim out the part you want.

Step 4 After you have done editing, tap Done and choose Save as New Clip.

Edit Screen Recording Video

But that's all you can do with iOS's built-in video editing feature. So if you need to further edit the screen recording video, such as to add watermark, crop the video, convert it to other formats, rotate/flip the video, change its brightness, contrast, saturation and more, you want to edit the video on computer with FonePaw Video Converter Ultimate (opens new window).

4. Screen Recording Alternative for iOS 10/9

If you have an iOS device that won't get iOS 11, like iPhone 5, iPhone 5C, or fourth-generation iPad, you need a good screen recorder for iOS 10/9/8 to record iPhone/iPad. Here I recommend ScreenMo (opens new window), which also works for iOS 11. The program can mirror and capture iPhone/iPad screen on Windows PC without jailbreak. It is very straightforward and has more functions than Screen Recording on iOS 11.

iOS Screen Recorder Homepage

  • Put your iOS device and your computer on the same Wi-Fi.
  • Launch the iOS Screen Recorder on the computer and choose the program from Screen Mirroring. Your iPhone or iPad will be mirrored to the PC.
  • You can then record gameplay, vidoes, video chats, etc. and save it as video(MP4, WMV, AVI, FLV) or GIF.
  • You can also mirror the iPhone screen to computer with bigger display for product presentation, hands-on tutorial and more.

And the ScreenMo is now free to download and use. Why not get it on your PC right now to start recording your iPhone/iPad screen?

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