Know if WhatsApp video call is being recorded by Someone

Getting spied on WhatsApp and other privacy concerns are common in using WhatsApp. Whenever having a call with my friends I was just thinking that maybe someone is recording my WhatsApp video call and definitely to find it out you have to be smarter than the apps.

WhatsApp does not have the video call recording feature in-built but someone can directly record your video just by turning on the screen recorder that captures your face and also that voice and saves it to the phone.

Now, in this article, I will definitely discuss how you can understand that someone is recording your WhatsApp video call and actually how they record WhatsApp calls, the apps behind this.

To know if someone is recording your WhatsApp video call, make sure you don’t hear the echo of your voice or to hide your face use the face masking filters on your phone.

On both ways, you can protect your privacy and this is recommended for all to have a clear talk with your close one that might not get you into trouble.

You have the ways to stop showing online on WhatsApp to avoid calls or can fake the last seen to avoid someone psychologically.

How to Record WhatsApp Video call on Phone?

If you want to record the WhatsApp video call then manually you cannot rather you have to install a third-party app to do that. Let’s discuss the app and the steps to record with it.

Screen Recorder: [App]

Screen Recorder is the best option you can try to record any video call including WhatsApp video calls.

You can use this without root on your mobile, this is just a Tap & use App for recording screen.

This app also records the voice on speaker that means you have to put the call on speaker while recording screen.

AppName: screen recorder

To record the video call just follow the steps:

  1. First, install the Screen Recorder app on your device.
  2. Now, while you’re on the video call just put that call on speaker and open the Screen Recorder app.
  3. Next, tap on the icon and this will start recording the video call along with the audio.

That’s all you can record the WhatsApp video call and this app available on play store.

If you’re on iPhone or iPad you can download the AirShou app on your iOS device and record the screen of your iPhone.

In the same process just put the call on the speaker to record the audio with the video.

When you stop the recording, the file will be saved in the recorder app on your internal storage.

Know if your WhatsApp video call is being recorded

If you’re wondering if it is possible to record the WhatsApp Messenger video call, then yes… it’s possible.

When you’re on a call it is difficult to say if the person has run the screen recorder on his phone to record the video call. Unless this is too sensitive, does not add value to the record without audio.

But, to say if the person is recording your audio with or without the video is easy. To make sure you just have to make sure if you hear your own voice back to on WhatsApp.

That means if a person is recording your audio-video call then you will hear the sound of your own because the person has to put the call on the speaker to record this. Although, there are ways to avoid hearing from you, still if you get any echo-like sound that means your call is being recorded.

As I noticed for myself when I was on a call on WhatsApp I heard my own voice, I thought it may be a problem of WhatsApp later understood that the person recorded my voice and this you’ve to take care of.

Now on a sensitive case, if you would like to protect your face from being recorded then you can use these steps.

Stop someone from recording your Face on a Video call

Hiding your face from the video call definitely means protecting your privacy on WhatsApp. The face mask filters are used either to hide your face or just as a feature on call. This is often can be used to protect the privacy of someone on the video call.

So, if you’re on a video call just use the face mask to hide privacy so that if someone records this would not be you. This is somehow a privacy guard that works. As you cannot say no to someone from recording your face or you cannot know actually, this step can help you hide your face.

And also I have mentioned when you’ve to be limited in saying wording listening to your own voice back from the person’s phone.

Face Masking Filter App: Filters Camera

Although WhatsApp does not have manual filters over video call you can install third-party app Effects video – Filters Camera to add filters on your calls.

Let’s install and setup for your front cam to record video with filters.


This is what you have to do and take care of while having the video call on WhatsApp. It is recommended to have calls only with closed and trusted persons that are known to you and don’t forget to tale steps while having the indications as described in this article.

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