How To Screen Record On iPhone XR (2 Simple Ways)

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There are many reasons why you might want to screen record on your iPhone XR. Maybe you want to capture a high score in a game, or save a video call with friends or family. Maybe you need to create a how-to video for work, or record a message to send to someone.

No matter the reason, it’s easy to do with the built-in screen recording feature on your iPhone XR. If you’re ready to learn how to screen record on your iPhone XR, keep reading!

Use The Built-in App

1. Open the Settings app on your iPhone XR.

2. Tap on “Control Centre” >> Select “Customize Controls.”

screen record on your iPhone XR

3. Tap the “+” button next to “Screen Recording.”

screen record on your iPhone XR

4. Swipe up from the bottom (iPhone 8, iPhone 7,…) or right-top of your screen (iPhone 10, iPhone 11…) to open the Control Centre.

screen record on your iPhone XR

5. Tap the Screen Recording button and Select “Microphone” to start recording. When you start screen recording on iPhone XR, you will have to wait for the three-second countdown before recording starts.

6. Open the app, game, or video you want to record.

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7. To stop recording, tap the Screen Recording button in the Control Centre again.

screen record on your iPhone XR

8. Your recorded screen will be saved in your Photos app.

Use a Third-Party App

There are a few different ways to screen record on your iPhone XR. The built-in Screen Recording feature in iOS 11+ makes it easy to record your screen without any additional setup or configuration. However, if you want more control over your recordings, you’ll need to use a third-party screen recording app.

TechSmith Capture for iPhone, iPad is a great way to record your screen. The app is easy to use and allows you to quickly record video clips of your screen. You can also import videos that you have recorded with other apps. The videos are organized in the library and can be shared to Camtasia and Snagit using a WiFi connection. Here is a step-by-step guide on how to use TechSmith Capture:

1. Open the App Store on your iPhone and search for “TechSmith.”

2. Install the TechSmith Capture application and open it.

3. Sign in to your TechSmith account, or create one if you don’t have one.

screen record on your iPhone XR

4. Tap the Microphone icon to record voice with your iPhone’s microphone.

5. When you’re done recording, tap the red button at the top of the screen to stop recording.

6. The recording will be saved and you can find it in your iPhone’s gallery.

Tips: To ensure the best quality recording, make sure you are in a quiet environment.

Bonus: Record it! For iPhone and iPad

If you’re looking for an easy way to record your thoughts, ideas, or just random conversations, then the Record it! app from DIGISET LLC is also perfect for you. This app is available for both iPhone and iPad, and it lets you record audio or video right on your device. The app is easy to use and has a sleek, intuitive design. You can download Record it! from the App Store for free.

screen record on your iPhone XR

1. Download and install Record it! from the App Store.

2. Open the app and tap “Start Recording.”

3. The recording will start automatically. To stop recording, just tap on the “Stop” button.

4. Your recordings will be saved in the “Recordings” tab, and you can listen to them anytime you want.

5. If you want to share your recordings with others, you can tap on the “Share” button and choose how you want to share the recording.


Screen recording is a great way to capture moments on your iPhone XR. Whether you want to save a video call with friends or family, or record a high score in a game, screen recording is easy to do. You can use the built-in Screen Recording feature on your iPhone XR, or use a third-party app like TechSmith Capture for iPhone.

Whichever method you choose, you’ll be able to easily record and save your screen recording. Thanks for reading and we hope this post was helpful!

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