iOS and Android have the great capability of capturing screenshots allowing the user to have the content to be shot and clicked which he/she wants to be shared along with on the smartphone. Android and iOS have different way of capturing the screenshots and save them on their device. A person can utilize the saved and captured screenshot on the smartphone in many ways; they can share it and perform many other things with it. Captured screenshot is a great way of sharing content to others and seeing the content acknowledged by others.

You can also record the screen on your smartphone whether being running on Android and iOS. On iOS you can do the recording of the screen through the help of OS X Yosemite on the Mac. There is no need to jailbreak your iPhone or iPad for doing the recording of the device’s screen as jailbreaking is lengthy and requires a level of expertise to perform it efficiently and properly. If the jailbreak is not done properly it may damage and degrade the performance of the iOS device making it sluggish to use along with in working. By this guide you can record screen on iPhone and iPad on your Mac system.

Lighting to USB

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Recording Screen on iPhone and iPad from Mac:

You just your iPhone or iPad running on iOS 8, the Mac system running on OS X 10.10 Yosemite and a lighting to USB cable. Lighting to USB cable as you know is the charging cable available with new generation iOS devices. If you don’t have a lighting to USB cable then you have to get one to perform the process.

Steps of Recording Screen on iPhone and iPad from Mac:

Step 1:

Connect the device to your Mac as you normally do, then open iTunes on the system to ensure that Mac has identified the device. Now unlock the device and you will see a message saying ‘Trust This Computer’ on it. Agree to for proceeding ahead in the process.

Step 2:

Open the QuickPlayer on the Mac as the recording option is included in Mac OS X Yosemite, click on the File menu on the top of player screen and click on the ‘New Movie Recording’ option.

File Option

Step 3:

A new window will pop-up displaying the Mac’s webcam which is set as default. Click on the arrow present adjacent to the red record button and select the device connected whether iPad or iPhone. Also you can choose the desired microphone for making the device to be capable of recording the video.

Step 4:

After choosing the desired options the device’s screen will appear on the Mac and to start the recording you have to press the red button. When done with recording click on the stop button. For saving the video, go to file and choose the save option to save it. Also you can share them at the same moment through the share extension present on the player.


How to Record Screen on iPhone & iPad from Mac
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