Topic in Brief:
iOS Display Recorder

With the release of the iPhone 6, and soon to be the release of the iPhone 7, screen sharing has become a more and more popular trend over the recent years. Apple make a point of ensuring that all of their users’ information is secure and kept private, no matter how many times they fall victim to cyber-attacks. The only issue with this is that they have to put in a lot more work when it comes to features, which can off-put them from adding those features. Screen recording is one of those features, so today we will evaluate the different tools you can use in order to record your iPhone screen in no time at all.


iPhone Screen Recorder (Software)

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This iPhone Screen Recorder tool is definitely one of the best options that are available, if not the best. While this method will provide you with a smooth and clear recording, you will be required to have both your Apple device and your computer connected to the same wireless network.

You are given endless flexibility for your recordings. To further the full control that you are given with this program you’re able to record in up to 7 different formats, whichever best suits your needs. Best of all, you don’t have to jailbreak. This app is a dream come true for content creators. So, let’s jump right in.

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Step #1 – Start off by downloading the iPhone Screen Recorder program and installing it accordingly.

Step #2 – Upon launching the program, you will be prompted to configure both the audio and video settings to what your preferences are.

Step #3 – On your iPhone, swipe upwards from the bottom of the screen and tap on the “AirPlay” feature. Your computer name should be displayed as an option. Click on it and select the mirroring option.

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Step #4 – Head back over to the recording software and simply click on the “Record” button, and the recording will begin. Both your video and audio will be recorded, unless you have altered your settings to do otherwise.

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Step #5 – Once you have recorded all that you want to, go ahead and click the “Stop” button. Your recording will be stored in the folder that you had previously selected.

One of the great things about this method, compared to a lot of others, is that you are not required to jailbreak your device. You can also screenshot with this program, making things even better.


iRec (iOS Mobile App)



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iRec is one of the most popular screen recording tools out there as it can be used for recording pretty much anything. The best part about this app is that no external help is needed, meaning no computer! While this is the case, in order to get your hands on the iRec app you will need to head over to the Emu4iOS app store due to it not being downloadable from the regular Apple app store. So let’s take a look at how to use this program.

Step #1 – First you have to obtain the app, which you can do so by downloading the Emu4iOS app store.

Step #2 – After downloading iRec, simply enter the title of the recording and press on the “Start Recording” button. A red bar will appear at the top of your device’s display to alert you that the recording is still going.

Step #3 – Once you’ve recorded all that you want to, go ahead and click the “Stop Recording” button.

Step #4 – After clicking on the video, you will be prompted with a message asking whether or not you’d like to save the video or delete it.

Step #5 – If you choose to save it, then it will be stored for your own use.

The iRec app is compatible with all Apple devices and best of all, you don’t need to go through the hassle of jailbreaking your device. The only downside is that a red bar will appear while you are recording.


Display Recorder

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This limitless application provides you with all of the tools and the necessary flexibility which is required to create the best recordings that you can. With the Display Recorder program, you are able to achieve the necessary full control when it comes to the application’s settings. The best part, you don’t have to be near your computer. This application handles all of the recording. Unfortunately, there are a couple of downsides. Not only will you need to jailbreak your Apple device, but the application costs $4.99.

Let’s take a look at how you can use Display Recorder to record your iPhone display.

using display recorder on iphoneStep #1 – Make sure that you have your Apple device jailbroken, then head over to Google and download the Cydia Store. It’s important to jailbreak your device before downloading this.

Step #2 – Open the Cydia Store and search for the Display Recorder application. Purchase and download the app.

Step #3 – Go ahead and launch the app once it has downloaded, and once you’ve opened it up change the settings to your personal preference.

Step #4 – Once you’re ready, go ahead and click on the “Record” button. This will begin the recording and you can record whatever you’d like. A red banner will appear on your device to alert you that you are still recording.

Step #5 – After you have recorded all that you want to, simply return to the Display Record application and click on the “Stop” button. The recording will then be saved on your device and you will be provided with a list of options such as “Share and Upload to YouTube”, which is one of the most common reasons for screen recording.

The biggest benefit to using this application is that you are able to upload directly to YouTube rather than having to go through a lengthy process to do so. The downsides to this app are that it isn’t free, and a red banner appears while recording which provides a poor viewing experience.

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