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[Full HD] Screen Recording on iOS 10 & iOS 9 without Jailbreak

author Carrie Murray
date Tuesday, January 23, 2018

"I need help to record gameplay on iPhone. And I'm using an iPhone 6 plus running iOS 9.2.1. I tried Shou and I can't seem to make it work. Can someone help me out here?"

"I updated my iPhone to iOS 11, trying to use its iOS screen recording feature. However, it crashed a lot and thus I had to downgrade it to iOS 10. So can you guys recommend a free screen recorder for iOS 10?"

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Have you ever met the same problem as the users above? If you are looking for a simple way to mirror or record iPhone/iPad screen running iOS 10/9/8/7 without jailbreak, just scroll down and this guide can help with the problem.

Why Won't My iPhone Update to iOS 11?

Every time Apple release a new iOS version, users are allowed to update their iPhone to the latest version by going to "Settings > General > Software Update" on their devices. However, some people reported that they failed to update their iPhone to iOS 11. You should note that not all of the iPhone or iPad are compatible with iOS 11. And you can refer to the below screenshot, which listing all of the iOS devices that are available for the iOS 11 updating.

iPhone Update to iOS 11

So if you own an old iPhone such as iPhone 5C or iPhone 5, you won't be able to update to iOS 11.

How to Record iOS Screen on iOS 10 & iOS 9 without Jailbreak

If you have the devices that are not compatible to iOS 11, or you just want to keep the previous iOS version instead of updating, you cannot enjoy its handy iOS Screen Recording feature. So here is the problem: how can I record my iPhone if I don't update it to iOS 11? Below I will recommend a free screen recorder for iOS 10/9/8/7.

FonePaw ScreenMo (opens new window) is an easy-to-use screen recorder that will help you record games, tutorials, audios on your iPhone or iPad on iOS 10, iOS 9 or the other iOS version without jailbreak. With the iOS screen recorder app, your iOS screen will be displayed in full 1080p high-definition on Windows.

Now, just download and install it on your PC by clicking the following button.

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Step 1: Launch FonePaw ScreenMo

After you download and install the FonePaw ScreenMo on your PC, just launch it. Then make sure you have connected your iOS device and computer with the same Wi-Fi network.

Step 2. Connect iOS Device to PC with AirPlay

On your iPhone or iPad, you need to swipe upward on the screen to open Control Center.

For iOS 10/9/8 or earlier, choose and enable AirPlay Mirroring.

For iOS 11, choose and enable Screen Mirroring.

Tap on the "FonePaw ScreenMo [your computer name]" and you will get your device connected.

Mirror Gameplay on iPhone

Step 3. Mirror iPhone/iPad Screen on PC

Your iPhone or iPad would be mirrored on your Windows screen and you can see what your device is displaying on your computer. It is extremely useful when you want to display for product presentation, hands-on tutorial, gameplay and so on.

Record Gameplay on iPhone

Step 4. Record iPhone Screen on iOS 10/9/8

Click on the red button to start iOS recording. Enable the sound button if you want to record screen video with sound on your iPhone or iPad.

When you have done with the recording, you can click on the red button again to stop it. Then you will see a pop-up window, where you can customize the output settings. Click on the "Start Export" and the recorded video would be saved on your PC.

Export Recorded Gameplay Video on iPhone

The job is done! Could this guide perfectly help you record iPhone or iPad on iOS 10 or iOS 9? If it helps, please share it with your friends or family!