Recording Android screen video on your Samsung Galaxy
Depending on the version of Android on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone, the ability to record screen video may vary:
- On Samsung smartphones with Android 10 and newer, simply go to the notification area and find the “Record Screen” button (note that the list of action buttons can scroll horizontally). If it’s not available, tap on the menu button (three dots at the top right), select “Button Order” and see if the screen recording button is available among the disabled ones and add it if necessary.
- When you start screen recording with this button you can choose whether to record audio and from where: just from the phone (from a game, an app) or from the phone and the microphone.
- When recording video from the screen, a panel will appear on top of it, where you can stop recording.
- Settings for screen recording on Samsung with Android 10 are in Settings. Advanced features. Screenshots and screen recording (for example, there you can select the resolution of the recorded video).
On Samsung Galaxy smartphones with previous versions of Android screen recording was possible in games: for this in Settings. Advanced Features you need to enable Game Launcher.
And during the game, open the panel with the control buttons and use the Game Launcher button, where the screen recording functions will be.
How to make a video of the screen on a Samsung
Sometimes you need to help a friend with the passage of a game or teach him how to perform certain tasks on the smartphone. A great way to do this, if you can not meet face to face, is to record a video of the smartphone screen and then send the captured video via messengers or YouTube. How to record a screen on Samsung high quality, without using a video camera or other smartphone?
Unfortunately, the function of automatic video capture is not in the standard settings of Samsung smartphones and you will need to install additional software to activate it. Rather well cope with this task is an application called Screen Recorder, which can be downloaded by following the link.
After that a floating button will appear on top of the other windows. Clicking on it will open a menu, where you can not only activate the video capture function, but also create screenshots.
All you need to do to record a video is to click on the appropriate button and after recording click on Stop or Pause (if you need to resume recording in the same file).
Among the useful features are the ability to display touch on the screen while recording, selecting the quality and resolution of the recorded video, drawing with a brush while recording (to highlight important elements), and more.
In addition to games and desktop, you can record video calls from social networks and all kinds of messengers.
Support for editing captured video. You will be able to cut unwanted parts, add subtitles and music, merge with other video files.
As for screenshots, you can draw on them, put them into collages or crop them (of course, this applies not only to screenshots, but also to other photos and pictures available on your smartphone).
It is worth noting that some companies (for example, Honor and Xiaomi) have their own pre-installed utilities for screen recording, but they are quite limited in their capabilities and in their functionality are strongly inferior to this application.
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How you can record from the Samsung S9 screen
There is no built-in native screen recording function on the Samsung S9. But there is a very interesting feature that is pretty much the same as the screencast program. It can only work if you run an app on your mobile device.
Lower the Android screen and find the “Performance Mode” item. Press it and hold it until a new window appears;
Samsung Screen Recorder!
Hold down the button until a new screen appears
To stop the video, you can press the corresponding button in the menu. Or press the side button. So, it will be very easy to make your own screen recording on the Samsung S9 smartphone. And you don’t need to install additional apps on your device that take up memory.
How to make a screen recording on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone
If you need to capture information from your phone screen, but you can’t capture the whole point in one picture, you can take a video. Let’s take a look at how to do it on the Samsung Galaxy.
Unlike screenshot, with video you can capture anything you like: interesting moments in the game, instructions on configuring your phone, a seminar and much more. Plus, the footage can be commented on by the author.
You need an app to record video. To download it, go to Play Market.
In the search box, type my screen recorder. The program has been tested beforehand and no errors have been detected.
Read the description, if you like it, click “Install.
When the installation is complete, click “Open”.
Next, you will be shown the purpose of the buttons in the interface of the program.
Scroll through the instructions and click “Start” in the last window.
Then make sure the photos, media, and files are accessible so the app can save your video.
In the next window allow the program to be displayed over the other windows. Put the switch in the “Enable” position, then go back.
Setup is complete. A program icon will appear on your phone screen. Click on it.
This will open the control panel. To capture a video, click on the red circle.
This will start recording everything that happens on the phone with sound, it is recorded through a microphone. When you want to stop filming the screen, press the red square. meaning “Stop”.
To find the footage, go back to the phone menu and click on My Screen Recorder icon.
Enable screen recording on the Samsung Galaxy A5 phone can be done without third-party programs, as the developers have provided a special function. It will be activated through the notification curtain. The user need only click on the icon with a video camera.
After a click the recording will start automatically. If this does not happen, you will need to press another characteristic button “Rec” that appears on the display. You need to click the red icon again to stop, but now it will be represented as a square instead of a circle.
Also the Samsung Galaxy A5 smartphone allows you to fine-tune the. All necessary settings are located in the settings of the device in the item “Screen recording. So, it is possible to change the frame rate, resolution and input method, that is, sound recording (microphone or system).
Enable screen recording on the phone Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) is possible without third-party programs, as the developers have provided a special function. It is activated through the notification curtain. The user should only click on the icon with a video camera icon.
Once he has clicked this icon the recording will start automatically. If this does not happen, you will need to press another characteristic button “Rec”, which will appear on the display. To stop, just click on the red icon again, but now it will be represented as a square instead of a circle.
Also the Samsung Galaxy A7 (2018) smartphone allows you to fine-tune the feature. All the necessary settings are located in the settings of the device in the item “Screen Recording”. So, it is possible to change the frame rate, resolution and input method, i.e. sound recording (microphone or system).
Enable screen recording on Samsung Galaxy S8 phone can be done without third-party programs, because the developers have provided a special function. It is activated through the notification curtain. The user just need to click on the icon with the camera icon.
After clicking, the recording will start automatically. If this does not happen, you will need to press another “Rec” button, which will appear on the display. To stop, click again on the red icon, but now it will be represented as a square instead of a circle.
Also the Samsung Galaxy S8 smartphone allows you to fine-tune the function. All necessary settings are in the settings of the device under the item “Screen Recording. So, it is possible to change the frame rate, resolution and input method, i.e. sound recording (microphone or system).
What are the built-in Samsung screen recording tools
Most Samsung phones come with a built-in screen recording tool. Keep reading to learn how to capture screen on Samsung using the built-in Game Launcher, and if Game Launcher is not included in your phone, learn how to use an alternative app called Mobizen.
You can’t use the Game Launcher to record your Home screen or App. You can only record in apps. If you want to record your home screen, try a third-party video recording app like Mobizen, which is discussed later in this article.
How to take a photo from a video on your Samsung
Surely many users often catch themselves while watching videos that they need to save the current frame as a photo. Video players on computers usually already have built-in capabilities to save photos from video, but on phones the situation is somewhat different. That said, this can be done differently on different phones from different manufacturers. In this article, I will tell you two ways you can save a frame as a photo from a video on your Samsung.