How to Record FaceTime Call with Audio iPhone/Mac in 2023

When you have a FaceTime call with your friends, you may want to keep some special moments. The recording is one of the most efficient ways to complete the work. You can learn some reliable and free methods on how to record a FaceTime call on Mac and iOS devices on this page.

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Crystal Chen

Updated on Apr 24, 2023

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FaceTime calls help us stay in touch with our families and friends, especially when we are far away from them. Sometimes when you have a FaceTime call with a loved one, you may want to save precious moments. How to deal with that? The easiest way is to capture FaceTime call with some effective tools. On this page, more information will be given to you on how to record FaceTime with audio on iOS devices and Mac.

Watch a complete video guide here, or click the text guide directly to follow the steps to record FaceTime calls with all methods :

0:00 Introduction

0:22 Record FaceTime on your iPhone

1:50 Record FaceTime with your Mac

3:23 Record FaceTime call with QuickTime

How to Record FaceTime with Sound on iPhone/iPad

Can you record FaceTime audio? The answer is YES. The easiest method to capture FaceTime call on iPhone is using the built-in tool, the iOS Screen Recorder. It can be used in iOS 11 or later versions like iOS 14. When capturing the screen, you are allowed to capture the microphone sound.

To find this default tool, follow this guide:

Firstly, ensure this software is added to the Control Center of your iPhone. If not, refer to the below steps.

Go to "Settings" to find the "Control Center" and click it. Then, scroll down the menu to search for "Screen Recording". Hit the green "Add" icon to install it. 

control center to find screen recorder

Back to the Home, and swipe down from the top right of your screen to find the"Screen Recording" button.

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Guide on how to screen record FaceTime with sound on iOS devices:

Step 1. To capture the screen with sound, hold the "Screen Recording" button to turn the Microphone on. 

Step 2. Perform FaceTime and join a video call on your device. Then, in the Control Center, press the "Screen Recording" button again.

Step 3. After a few seconds, it starts capturing. Go back to FaceTime and continue your video call. To finish the task, click the red button from the top left of the screen. The video is then saved on "Photos".

Limitation: Although the iOS screen recorder helps capture the FaceTime video call without any installation, it cannot capture the app sound. Therefore, to deal with FaceTime call with internal audio, try EaseUS RecExperts for Mac. To know more details about recording, continue reading the followed part>>

How to Record FaceTime with Audio on Mac

In this part, you can learn two ways to capture FaceTime on Mac. Now, let's take a look together.

Record FaceTime Video Call with EaseUS RecExperts - With App & Microphone Sound

It's an easy-to-use Mac screen recorder. With it, you can capture anything on Mac, like a video call, live streaming show, or online lecture. This program allows you to record screen with audio on Mac. Moreover, this efficient audio recorder enables you to capture the system and microphone sound with simple clicks.

It's worth noting that you can adjust the resolution of the output video freely. To be more specific, this screen recording software supports recording videos in 4K, 1080P, 720P, and so on.

Main features of EaseUS RecExperts:

Try this practical tool to capture FaceTime calls on Mac (with internal audio)!

How to record FaceTime video call with system sound:

Step 1. Download and launch EaseUS RecExperts on your Mac. To capture the whole screen, click on the "Full Screen" button from the main interface. If you want to customize the recording area, choose the "Region" button. 

main interface mac

Step 2. To record the screen with audio, hit the Sound icon from the bottom left side of the toolbar. The audio resources can be your external sound or system audio. Based on your needs, enable the target option. 

system sound

Step 3. Before capturing, you can change the output format of the recorded video by clicking "Settings" from the main interface. Then, scroll down the menu of Output format for Video. Choose the output type as you like. 

mac change output format

Step 4. Once done, click the REC button to begin recording. It captures anything displayed on your Mac screen. When you are done, click the Stop button. Then you can watch the recorded video from "Recordings". 

screen record on mac

Also, this recording software also allows screen capture Zoom with audio. 

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Capture FaceTime Call with QuickTime Player - Without Internal Audio

One way to record a FaceTime call on Mac is using the QuickTime Player, which is a great media player. Apart from being a player, it is also a hidden free video recording software that can assist you in recording your screen in a flexible size. Moreover, this pre-installed application lets you edit, play, and share audio and video easily. 

Record facetime call on Mac

How to record FaceTime call on Mac:

Step 1. Open the QuickTime Player. At the top menu bar, click "File" > "New Screen Recording". Then a new window appears. Click the arrow to select the microphone.

Step 2. Perform FaceTime and start a call on your Mac. Then, in the QuickTime Player, you click on the red button to start capturing. To end the mission, click on the Stop button.

Step 3. After that, the recorded video is saved on your Mac.

FAQs about How to Record FaceTime with Audio

Check the frequently asked questions related to this topic below.

1. Why can't I record FaceTime with audio?

Maybe it's because you didn't allow the function. To record the audio from your FaceTime video, hold the "screen recording" option in your control center until the option to turn on the microphone appears on the screen. Then you need to adjust volume settings for a better audio output.

2. Can I record a FaceTime call with audio?

Yes, but you will need to record the FaceTime call with Audio on your Mac. Follow the simple steps.

  1. 1. Open FaceTime on your phone. ‍Connect your phone to your Mac.
  2. 2. In Quicktime, click the "Record" button.
  3. 3. After recording, click "File" and then click "Save" to keep the file on your device.


After reading, you know how to record FaceTime with audio in different ways. 

  • For macOS users, try EaseUS RecExperts for Mac to get the job done.

  • For iOS users, the built-in screen recorder is the best choice.

No matter what tool you want to choose, make sure to select the suitable one based on your device.

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