Facebook does not have a built-in screen recording tool. If you’re wondering how to record a video call on Facebook, you’ve come to the right place. This article will show you four easy and effective ways to record Facebook video calls.
Facebook Messenger allows us to stay connected with those who matter to us anywhere and on any device. Facebook has said that 400 million people use voice and video calling services every month, and 1 billion messages are sent between people and businesses every month.
You can use the screen recording tool to record this precious moment while using Facebook Messenger to video call your friends and family. Whether you use Facebook Messenger on Windows, Mac, Android, or iOS, this article will provide you with concise instructions.
Using a screen recorder to record Facebook video calls is probably one of the easiest ways for Windows users. RecForth is a free screen recorder that can capture any content on your PC on full screen or partial screen. It doesn’t limit the length of time you can record Facebook video calls, and it doesn’t add any watermarks to your captured videos.
This screen recording software is approved and certified by the Microsoft Store and does not contain any ads or hidden charges. Click the button below to get RecForth for free from the Microsoft Store.
After RecForth is downloaded and installed on your PC, open the application and enter the main interface. It provides users with two recording modes, the Screen mode is suitable for capturing the entire screen directly, and the Area mode allows users to capture a locked window or select a recording area.
Users can choose the mode to record Facebook Messenger according to their needs.
There is a toolbar at the bottom of the software, from which you can quickly access some advanced settings such as Webcam, Speaker, Microphone, Pointer, etc. You only need to click and click the corresponding icon to open its function with one click.
If you want to make more custom settings, just tap the Settings icon to jump to its page. On this page, you can set the recording countdown, recording duration, and hotkey combination. You can also configure parameters such as video resolution, quality, frame rate, etc.
After the setup is complete, go back to the main interface and use Messenger to start a video call. After adjusting the recording area, click the red Record key or press F2 on the keyboard to start recording.
RecForth will help you capture high-definition Facebook video calls, and it will also help you record computer system sound and voiceover at the same time. After the recording starts, a floating box will appear to show you the recording status.
You can click the corresponding button in the floating box to pause or resume the recording.
After your video call is over, you can click the Stop button or press F1 to stop the screen recording. A window will pop up automatically after the recording is over, where you can browse all recorded video files or share them with others.
There is also an icon for My Videos at the bottom of the main interface. Clicking this icon can also open your recording file.
Because the App Store is strict about screen recording-related apps, you’d be hard-pressed to find an effective and reliable screen recording tool. Thanks to iOS providing its users with a built-in screen recorder, you can always record sound on your iPhone/iPad device.
Here are the simple steps on how to record Facebook Messenger using the tools built into iOS.
Before using it, please check whether the screen recording function is available in the control center. If not, you need to manually enable the function. You just need to go to settings > tap into control center > find screen recording > tap add. Then, you can find the screen recording icon in the control center.
Start a video call after opening your Facebook. Then swipe up on the right side of the screen to reveal the Control Center, tap the “Screen Recording” icon to start recording. Go to the Facebook app and start a video chat.
Then swipe up to reveal the Control Center, tap the Screen Recording icon. If you need to record a voiceover, remember to click to turn on the microphone.
After the video call is over, you can go back to the control center and click the “Screen Recording” button or click the Stop button on the red recording bar to end capturing your Facebook Messenger.
To browse your recordings, open your Gallery app and all your recorded files are there.
Unlike iOS users, Android users can easily find great screen recording apps in the Google Play Store. As a versatile screen recorder, XRecorder is chosen by many people. This tool can help you easily accomplish the task of capturing Facebook video calls.
You can use XRecorder to record Facebook video call on Android by referring to the following methods.
Open the Play Store on the android service, type XRecorder in the search bar, then find the app in the search results and download it. After the installation is complete, you will see floating tool icons on your screen.
Before starting recording, you can click the icon on the floating panel and then click the Setting button. You can see that XRecorder provides richer recording capabilities than the built-in tools. You can preset video parameters, resolution, and FPS, and you can also add annotation tools to the recording.
Once setup is complete, open your Facebook and start video chatting with Messenger. Click the record button on the floating panel to start recording, and XRecorder will start capturing the screen in HD.
Click the stop button to complete the recording, the captured Facebook video will be found in the XRecorder app or in the phone system gallery. If you are not satisfied with the recorded video, XRecorder has built-in editing tools for you to re-create the video.
For Mac users, you can rely on QuickTime Player to record Facebook video calls. It is an easy-to-use screen recording tool that can help you record everything on your Mac easily. With this built-in tool, you don’t have to download any other third-party software. The following is a simple tutorial on how to make QuickTime Player records.
Start by finding and opening QuickTime Player from the Applications folder. After launching the software, the “QuickTime Player” column appears at the top left corner of the screen.
Then click File Options, drop-down, and select New Screen Recording from the menu bar. Then, you will see the screen recording window.
Before you start recording, you can click the arrow next to the red button to set the recording options, you can select the source input and display mouse clicks. After that, go to Facebook and start a video chat.
You can click anywhere on the screen to start recording in full screen or drag to select an area to record, then click to start recording your Facebook video call.
Click the Stop button in the menu bar or press the Command, Control, and Esc keys to stop capturing Facebook Messenger. The tool will then automatically open your recording and you can choose to view, edit or share it.
This article covers the process of recording Facebook video calls on Windows, iOS, Android, and Mac. You can choose a suitable plan to record Facebook Messenger according to your needs to save those beautiful moments.
Although RecForth is a free screen recorder, it also has very comprehensive functions. Compared with the built-in tools, this software provides more customization options. If you are a Windows 10 user, then you must not miss it.