Recording phone calls on your smartphone or computer isn’t a complex or expensive job. However, it is illegal in many countries to record phone calls without the knowledge of the other speaker. (If you live in the U.S, you may want to read this before you get started.) Therefore, if you are planning to record phone calls be sure to keep the other party aware that the conversations are being recorded. Now lets take a look at how you can record, Skype, Google or other calls made via your PC as well as from your Windows Phone, Android device or iPhone.
How to Record Phone Calls Made on PC
If you make use of Skype on your PC for voice or video chats, you can make use of third party tools to record your conversations. In our previous post, we detailed the step by step instructions for recording Skype calls using MP3 Skype recorder. Click here to read the guide.
MP3 Recorder is an intuitive, easy to use tool that is available for free for private, non commercial use. It records all P2P, SkypeOut awltovhcand calls made to online numbers in MP3 format as well as offering the advantage of tracking simultaneous calls and recording them separately.
If you use Google Voice, you should know that it has an inbuilt call recording feature that needs to be enabled before you start record incoming calls. To enable the recording, you need to click the Gear icon and select Settings.
Then select the Calls tab and select the checkbox next to Call Options. After you enable it, you can start the recording by pressing 4 at any time. Pressing 4 again will stop the recording. All calls that are recorded are stored online in the Google Voice inbox. Just click the Recorded button to access your recorded conversations.
To Record Phone Calls on Android, iPhone and Windows Phone
There are plenty of handy call recorder apps that can let you record phone calls from your smartphone. Take a look at this post, which summarizes many of the popular apps available in the respective App Stores; apps such as RMC: Android Call Recorder for Android, TapeACall for iOS and Callcorder for Windows Phone.
Recordator is another web based tool that you can check out. However Recordator works only in the U.S and needs to have your calls routed to their system before recording. You can check out the demo and try out a recording to evaluate the tool.
Another professional service you can subscribe to is Recordiapro, which offers three different plans with plenty of rich features to confidently record and archive your calls. SecureSpeak is also a handy subscription service that offers a 3-way call recording solution for hassle free call recording.
You can always put your device on speaker mode and use another device to record calls. However, making use of the various apps and services listed in this post to record phone calls will ensure that you never mess up a recording or lose precious call data.