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How To Play Music And Record Video At The Same Time

By Pranab Sen

✎ Key Points:

» You can play music and record a video simultaneously by initiating the music playback first, then starting the video recording. After recording, you can resume the music from the top bar.
» You can use the built-in method on an iPhone: open the camera app, navigate to the photos section, tap and hold, then swipe right to lock and begin recording. This allows you to capture video while keeping the music playing in the background.

💁🏽‍♂️ The video recording would start without stopping the music.

A quick solution that you can try if you want to record a video while you can still listen to your favorite track is by resuming your music from the notification panel on the mobile while the video is being recorded.

How To Play Music And Record Video At The Same Time:

You can try the following methods below:

1. Directly Play It

The steps mentioned here, are the ways that you can follow to do it:

1. Start playing any music on your device.

2. Now head on to the camera application on your device and open it to record a video.

3. With the music playing in the background you’ll notice that when you’re pressing the shutter button to record the music pauses.

4. So for the next one, after clicking the shutter button, when the video starts getting recorded, resume the music from the notification bar.

on mobile record and play music

Now you’ll find yourself listening to music while recording a video, although the music also gets recorded as the background noise of your footage.

By performing this trick you can listen to music when you’re recording footage on your phone.

2. From Camera App (iOS)

If you’re on your iPhone then follow the steps:

◘ On your iPhone play music. Then while the music is playing in the background, open the camera application on that device.

◘ Don’t head on to the video mode but stay in the photo mode.

◘ Tap the shutter butter and hold it and drag it right to the lock and then it’s done.

swipe right to record

◘ You’ll find your iPhone recording video with the music still playing in the background.

◘ If you’re using this basic method then you may have issues in order to switch the camera while recording.

◘ If you want to use an app to record the video while playing the music then you can try the next method.

3. Using WhileYouRec App

You can install the WhileYouRec application. This is a third-party application that helps and allows iPhone users to record videos while they can listen to music. We are jotting down the steps for you to make it a simpler method.

Step 1: First of all, install the WhileYouRec app on your iPhone for recording.

whileyourec app iphone

Step 2: Now first start any music on your iPhone.

Step 3: Open the WhileYouRec application on your device.

Step 4: You’ll see three options. Tap on the shutter button which you’ll find right in the middle to record video and you’re good to go.

Step 5: You’ll find your device will record the video while the music is still on and playing.

whileyourec setup

Note: The best part you can switch between the camera options on this WhileYouRec app.

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