Detailed Guide on How to Screen Record on Samsung Phones

Making a screen recording on Samsung is sometimes the most effective approach for Samsung users to explain a process or illustrate how to accomplish something on their phone. It's simple to record your screen on a Samsung smartphone or tablet. Here are steps to demonstrate how to achieve it right now.

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Updated on Jul 12, 2024

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Using the screen record feature on your Samsung phone can be an excellent sharing tool, whether you're a game player, a teacher, a We-media worker, or just trying to explain a problem of Samsung phones. For example, it's a great way to instruct how to use a given smartphone feature to someone like an elderly. Whatever the reason, every Samsung Galaxy phone has a built-in screen recording feature. What's more, third-party apps are available, too. Here's how to utilize them.

Samsung Screen Recording

How to Record Your Screen on Samsung Phones

There are typically two ways to record your screen with a Samsung phone. One is using Samsung's built-in screen recorder, and the other is turning to some reliable third-party apps for help.

Using Samsung's built-in screen recorder

Samsung has its solution, unlike the many other Android users who may rely on third-party apps to monitor their screen recording activities. The key is Samsung's built-in application: Samsung Screen Recorder. Here is the complete guide for how to screen record on Samsung. Although we use the Samsung Galaxy A52s as an example, you may use the same techniques with any Samsung phone with a screen recorder.

Step1. Use two fingers to swipe down from the top of the screen to pull out the quick settings panel.

Quick Settings Panel

Step2. In your quick settings panel, locate the Screen recorder option. Drag to the bottom of the quick settings and press the “+” button if you can't find it. Add Screen Recorder hidden. Then, tap and open it.

Tap Screen Recorder

Step3. Choose between recording No Sound, Media Sounds, or Media Sounds and Microphone. While Media sounds and mic also allow you to narrate over the recording video, Media sounds will only incorporate sounds produced by your phone.

Sound settings

Step4. After selecting Start recording, move to the area or application you want to capture and record.
 Now Start Recording

Step5. Tap the pause icon in the Screen recorder control panel when you want to pause your recording process. 
 Pause Icon
Step6. Tap the “pencil” icon when you want to mark on your screen.
Step7. Tap the Stop icon when you finish your screen recording.


Using third-party screen recording apps

The Google Play Store has a wide range of apps for everything, including screen recording applications. However, we cannot provide you with a universal and detailed tutorial for all the screen recording software because every program operates differently. Instead, we will show you how to screen record with - XRecorder in a tutorial, which is on the top of Google's recommended rank.


Step1. Acquire Screen Recorder – XRecorder from the Google Play Store.

Step2. Open the app, then tap the lower "+" button.

Step3. Choosing “Record Video”.

Step4. Now press Start.

Step5. The app will begin counting down 3 seconds before starting to record.

Step6. Press the Stop icon.

Step7. Your phone will save the video. Choices to delete, edit, or share the video will also appear.

Tips: which Samsung models support screen record

Even if your phone isn't on the list, you should try the methods to see if your device supports a built-in Screen Recorder. But if it doesn't, don't worry. You can refer to our guide on accomplishing screen recording with a related app.

How to Change Samsung Screen Recorder Settings

Since the Samsung Screen Recorder app is so straightforward, changing the setting is a secret feature. But if you discover how to do it, the procedure is specific. Press and hold on to the Screen recorder option after two quick home screen swipes downward. Here, you can see every option.

Samsung Screen Record Settings

Choose your favorite sound, selfie video size, and quality, then press Done when finished.

To Wrap It Up

The screen recorder is a new feature that makes it simple to record your smartphone's screen without downloading any additional software. Making a screen video can be the most effective approach to demonstrate a function, explain a process, or display how to accomplish something on the phone. It's easy to capture your screen on a Samsung smartphone or tablet. With this detailed guide, hopefully, you can efficiently deal with your screen recorder on your Samsung!


1. How to Transfer Screen Recordings to my SD card?

If your Samsung phone supports an SD card, you can use the My Files app to move your screen-recording videos there. 

  1. 1. Open the "My Files" app.
  2. 2. Tap on "Videos"- "Screen recordings".
  3. 3. Select a video by long pressing.
  4. 4. Choose between "move"/ "copy".
  5. 5. Go back to "My Files"- "SD card."
  6. 6. Choose one of the folders you want to transfer your video to and then tap on "Move here."

2. Can I make footage of myself in the recording?

Yes, Samsung allows footage contained in the screen recording video. To make it, press the “person” icon in the top right corner of the Screen recorder control panel.

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