How To Start Recording Skype Video Calls

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Wondershare DemoCreator is one of the most accessible applications to record a screen. For example, first, open Skype Settings to record the screen of a Skype phone call.

From the Settings page, ensure your Microphone and Speaker are on.

Before starting the call Open Wondershare DemoCreator and tap New Recording, and there you have to do some general setups like setting the screen size, changing the audio settings, etc.

Now you are ready to start the call, open the Skype app and start a call and then record the screen. 

Using iPhone’s inbuilt Recording feature, you can record a Skype phone call; first, go to the app and start a call there.

Now swipe down for the iPhone menu bar and start recording your screen from the inbuilt feature.

There are some steps you can take to track Skype video calls.

How To Start Recording Skype Video Calls:

There are some methods that you have to follow:

1. Using WonderShare DemoCreator

Follow the things below:

Step 1: Checkups From Settings

To start recording Skype phone calls, WonderShare DemoCreator can be a good choice for you; it is very easy to use. To do that, you need to check if your Skype microphone and speaker are working properly or not. First, open the Skype app on your PC and log in to your account using your credentials.

After logging in to your account, you can see the chats list on the left side of the screen, and at the top right corner of the list, you can see the Three dots option. Click on it, and a pop-up menu will come up containing the options like Settings, Help, and feedback, Enable split view mode and Sign out; click on the Settings option from there. You can use the ‘ctrl + comma’ shortcut key to enter the Settings section directly.

Click on three dot and Settings

Point 1: Make Sure Microphone is On 

Now in this section on the left side of the screen, you can see a list of options like ‘Account & Profile’, ‘General’, ‘Appearance’, ‘Audio & Video’ etc. Click on the ‘Audio & Video’ option from the list and check if the blue dots are showing under the Microphone section or not. If it is showing, that means your microphone is working properly. 

Make Sure Microphone is On 

Point 2: Make Sure Speaker is On

Below the Microphone option, you can also see the Speakers option, there drag the blue toggle bar to 10 and make it fully audible. You can also text your audio using the Test audio option. After doing all the changes, save it. 

Make Sure Speaker is On

Step 2: Make Setup on WonderShare DemoCreator

To record the video call using WonderShare, you need to make some setups on WonderShare. For example, you have to set the screen size of the recording, audio settings, etc. 

Point 1: Set the Screen size 

Open the WonderShare DemoCreator and click on the New Recording (the Big red circle button) button. Then the recording pop-up menu will move to the bottom, and you will get the option to change your screen size manually.

Hold and drag the corners to adjust the screen; you can also go to the pop-up menu, and under the Recording Area, click on the Downward button and select the type of screen from there. 

Set the Screen size 

Point 2: Select Settings and start making more changes

In the pop-up menu, look at the top right corner of the screen. You can see some options there, click on the Settings (the small Gear icon) option, and a new pop-up menu will appear.

From the Screen section, you can change the Screen Capture and the Frame Rate (you can make it the possible max fps to get a smooth video). You can also make changes in the Audio, Camera, and Advanced sections. 

Select Settings and start making more changes

Point 3: Set the Audio Settings

The Screen, Audio, Camera and Advanced options are listed on the left side of the pop-up menu. For example, click on the Audio option from there, and you will get two options: Computer Audio and Microphone Audio. By default, Computer Audio is set as capture, and Microphone Audio is set as Don’t Capture.

Change the Microphone Audio Settings to Capture; otherwise, only the device voice will be recorded, and your voice will not be recorded. You can also make changes to the Camera and Advanced sections. 

Set the Audio Settings

Step 3: Start the Call > Tap on Record Area

Now is the time to call someone on Skype and record it. To do that:

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Step 1: Open the Skype app on your PC, and you can see the list of the chats on the left side of the screen; above it, four options will be there: Chats, Calls, Contacts, and Notifications.

Step 2: Click Calls and a pop-up window will appear; there, in the search bar, type the person name whom you want to call. 

Click Calls

Step 3: Then click the check box next to his name and select Call from the top right corner of the pop-up menu.

Select person

Step 4: You will get two calling options: Video Call and Call (audio call). 

Tap on Video Call

Step 5: Choose whatever you want to start; keep one thing in mind after starting a normal call, you can switch the call to a video call by turning on the Camera option. 

Step 6: After starting the video call, tap on the New Recording option (Big Red Circle button) on WonderShare DemoCreator. Then, after setting up all the things, start the recording and after completing the things, stop the recording by clicking on the Big Red Square button. 

Tap on Red Button

2. Record On iPhone

To record Skype video calls on your iPhone, you can use the inbuilt recording apps on your iPhone.

🔴 Steps To Follow:

Here are the steps to record Skype phone calls on iPhone:

Step 1: First, connect your headphones to avoid the outside noise and to get a clear sound.

Step 2: Go to the Skype app and see three options at the bottom of the screen. Click on the Call option, and you will be navigated to a new screen.

Click on Call

Step 3: There in the Search tab, search for the person’s name whom you want to call and start a video call with the person.

Search people
Tap on Video call option

Step 4: Now swipe down for the iPhone menu, and from the menu bar, you can use the inbuilt Recording option. Please tap on the recording option, and after completing the recording, save it. You can edit and customize the recorded file in the future.

Start Recording
Stop Recording

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