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The easiest way to record phone calls on your iPhone

If you find yourself in a situation where you have to record a phone call on an iPhone, we searched the whole internet to find the easiest way to do it.

Have you ever wondered how to record a phone call with your iPhone? There are many different situations that may require you to document a phone call, and recording it via your iPhone is a great way to do it. But this process can be a bit difficult if you don’t know where to start. This is why we have put together a guide that will show you step by step how to do so. Let’s get started, shall we?

Recording Phone Calls with Your iPhone

The iPhone makes it easy for us to do things like order pizza, make hotel reservations and other tasks in life. So you would assume recording a phone call with your iPhone would be simple too, but that is not the case. Sadly, there are some hoops that you will need to jump in order to achieve this. Instead of simply pressing a button on your phone, you will need to install an app to give you a helping hand. While there are tons of apps out there, not all of them are created equal. Fortunately for you, we have searched the internet for the best phone recording apps which we will review below.

Note: Keep in mind that if you plan on recording phone calls on an iPhone, there are some federal and state laws that regulate the process. In some areas, it is illegal to record someone without their knowledge. Many states require all parties involved in the call to be notified prior to beginning the recording. So make sure that you check out all laws where you live before you record.

How to Record an Incoming Call Via Google Voice

Google Voice is a great way to filter out those unwanted calls and it can also help you record incoming calls. This will cost you absolutely nothing and is a good alternative to some of those apps that charge a few bucks. But you need to keep in mind that you won’t be able to record outgoing calls with this method.

Read More: The easiest way to record phone calls on your Android device

Before you can record calls on an iPhone, you will need to set up a Google Voice account. This process is very easy and there is a step-by-step guide that will help you. Simply go to the Google Voice homepage and begin. After you have a Google Voice account, you will need to enable call recording. This will allow you to record an incoming call and save it as an MP3 file. Below, we will walk you through the process.

Step 1: Go to the Google Voice homepage.

Step 2: Find the three-dot icon which is located on the left-hand side of the screen and select settings.

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Step 3: Go down to the calls section and turn on incoming calls option.

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After you have completed this process, you will be able to start recording incoming calls by pressing the “4” button on your keypad. When you press the “4” button, a recording will come on notifying all parties on the line that they are being recorded. To stop recording, press the “4” button again. Your recording will automatically be saved in your Google Voice account and you can review it whenever you want. You will need to use the Google Voice app to review your recording and we will learn how to do so below.

First, you will need to launch the Google Voice app. After it is up and running on your phone, tap on the menu located at the top left corner. Then you will need to select recorded and you will be able to find the call you are looking for. Simply tap on the call and tap the bottom left corner to play it.

Using An iPhone App to Record Phone Calls

If you are planning to record calls on an iPhone and you want to record outbound calls as well, you will need an app. There are many apps on the market today but not all of them do a great job. We have found several great apps that will record calls on an iPhone. While some of them cost a little money, they are well worth the added expense.

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First on our list is For 25 cents a minute, this app will allow you to record both inbound and outbound calls. The best part is after you signup and download the app, you will get 20 minutes of recording time for free each month. This is a great option if you only need to use it a few times a month. If, however, you need to use it a lot, you can get unlimited access for just $10 a month. If you would like to save even more money, you can pay a yearly fee of just $96. This app will allow you to save your recording in the cloud for easy access.


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Depending on the country you are calling from, you just might save some money using IntCall. So before you use it, make sure to check the list of countries to see if you can save a dollar or two. For most countries, you can record a call for just 10 cents per minute which is really a great deal! The only problem we found with this app is that you can only use it via a wi-fi network.

TapeACall Pro

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If you are looking for a really good phone recording app that has a lot of features, then TapeACall Pro just might be for you! For a one-time fee of just $20, you get unlimited recording calls to anywhere in the world. The best part is yearly renewal cost will only set you back $10. TapeACall Pro works a little different than the rest of the apps on this list. When you receive an incoming call, you will need to put the caller on hold while you go to the app and hit the record button. For outgoing calls, you will need to open the app and hit the record button before placing the call. All calls are stored on a remote recording service.

Using an External Device to Record Calls

Last but not least, we have the RecorderGear PR200. This is an external recording device that you can use to record calls using your iPhone. To hook up this recorder on newer iPhones, you may need to use the lighting-to-headphone adapter. For the price of just $80 to $110 dollars, this device will record and store hours of phone calls.

As you can see, there are many ways to record calls on an iPhone. Now that you know how the process works, you too can record both inbound and outgoing calls.


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