How to Record Facebook Story As Easy As 1-2-3

Want to screen record Facebook Stories for later enjoying? Then, you have come to the right place. Here, we will walk you through the steps to screen record your favorite Facebook story without notification. Keep further reading.

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Jane Zhou

Updated on Apr 19, 2024

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Facebook is one of the most popular platforms for almost every age group to communicate and have fun. Recently, there has been a newly developed facility called Facebook Story, which is an ideal tool for sharing short videos or photos to keep in touch with your audience between scheduled posts. Also, you can watch others' Facebook stories you like.  

However, all the videos posted on Facebook Story only will be available for 24 hours. Sometimes, if you want to save others' interesting short videos for later viewing, you can screen record Facebook story with some free video recording software. On this page, we will show you how to record Facebook stories without notification as easy as 1-2-3. Let's get started!

How to Record Facebook Story using EaseUS RecExperts

Whether you want to screen record Facebook stories, capture Messager calls, or record Facebook live, you can always rely on a free screen recorder called EaseUS RecExperts.

Running smoothly and perfectly on Mac or PC, this software helps you easily do any screen recording-related activity. While using it to capture videos from Facebook, you can freely choose to record part of screen or full screen, and select if adding audio or webcam overlay or not during recording. Plus, it also offers a snapshot feature, which lets you screenshot Facebook stories without others knowing in a snap.

More stunning features:

Simple and easy to use: It has a friendly user interface and intuitive workflow, making it straightforward to operate for all levels of users.

Unlimited time recording: This program provides an unlimited time recording feature, and you can record as long as you want constantly.

Create screencasts: While recording, you are able to take and save screenshots of specific scenes you're interested in, and export them in PNG format.

Play and edit recordings: Apart from being a screen recorder, it is also a media player and editor. You can use it to watch a wide range of high-quality video files, and edit them in the way you like.

After downloading this screen recorder, you can check the following steps to record a Facebook story:

Step 1. Launch EaseUS RecExperts. There are two modes for screen recording. Choose "Full Screen", this tool will capture the whole screen; choose "Region", you will need to select the recording area manually.

Choose a Recording Mode

Step 2. After that, you can choose to record the webcam, system sound, or microphone as you like. Of course, you can turn them off if you only need to record the silent screen.

Record with Webcam or Audio

Step 3. Then, you can click the red "REC" button to start recording. Now you will see a menu bar on your screen. If you want to pause the recording, click on the white "Pause" button; to end the recording, click on the red "Stop" button.

Pause or Stop Recording

Step 4. After recording, you will be led to the recording list interface. Here you can view or edit your recordings easily.

Recording List Window

How to Record Facebook Stories with OBS Studio

If you want to record a Facebook story without notification for free, OBS Studio is a nice option. It is an open source screen recorder for Windows, macOS, and Linux, and is mainly used for screen recording and live streaming.

With its help, you are able to capture any video content from Facebook quickly and easily. Plus, it lets you screen record Instagram story, Facebook live, YouTube lives, and more, as well. Most importantly, you can even use it to stream on Facebook live if needed. Thus, for users who have recording and streaming requirements, OBS Studio might be the first choice.

Step 1. Download and open OBS Studio, then go to the Facebook story tab.

Step 2. To get a better video recording, you can move to the Settings tab to configure everything you need, including the video quality, output format, etc.

Step 3. Go back to the main interface, and click the "+" icon from the Sources tab to add the capture window. Next, find a location to save your recorded video.

OBS Studio

Step 4. When you are ready, click on the "Start Recording" button on the lower right to begin recording.

How to Screen Record Facebook Story on iPhone

For iPhone users who want to screen record Facebook stories, it is much easier than before, as there is a built-in iOS screen recorder in your iPhone. If you are new to it, you can enable the screen recording feature with a few clicks. Then, just open the video you want to record, and start recording. Below is the detailed tutorial you can refer to:

Step 1. Unlock your iPhone, and tap "Settings" > "Control Center" to hit the "+" button next to Screen recording.

Step 2. Next, open the Control Center, and press the grey Record button to start screen recording. If you want to record your voice at the same time, you can enable the microphone feature.

Step 3. To stop recording, just tap the red Record button. Finally, you can find the recorded videos in Photos.

iOS screen recorder

Final Words

By reading the above solutions now, you must know how to screen record Facebook stories on different devices. For iOS users, the built-in iOS screen recorder is a good helper; for PC or Mac users, we highly recommend EaseUS RecExperts. This software cannot only allows you to record a Facebook story, but also enables you to record Facebook live, Messager calls, or other on-screen activities within simple steps.

Screen Record Facebook Story FAQs

1. Is it Legal to Record Someone's Facebook Story?

If you record others' Facebook stories for bad activities, it might be illegal, as you break and disrespect someone's privacy. However, if you record a Facebook story to help people and ask for permission, it is not illegal. Generally speaking, recording someone's Facebook story is not recommended, because it's hard to balance the right and bad behaviors.

2. Does Facebook notify you when you screen record a story 2022?

No. Facebook will not notify the person that you are recording his/her stories.

3. How can I stop my Facebook story from getting screen recorded?

In fact, you cannot do anything to stop your Facebook story from getting screen recorded. It's just like if your status can be seen by the person. The only thing you can do is to block that person from viewing your status.

4. Does Facebook Send Screenshot Notifications?

No. Unlike other social media applications, Facebook won't send any notifications when someone is taking screenshots of your photos or video stories.

EaseUS RecExperts

One-click to capture anything on screen!

No Time Limit, No watermark

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