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Published Jan 17, 2023

Difficulty: Easy

Duration: 5 minutes

What you'll need: iPhone

  • Recording audio on an iPhone is easy and straightforward.
  • Recording on iPhone can be a great way to capture important moments and memories.
  • In this article, you'll learn how to use your iPhone to record audio.

Recording with an iPhone is a simple process that allows anyone to capture audio and video on the go. With the latest software updates, recording high-quality content is now easier than ever. In this guide, we will explain how to record both audio and video with your iPhone so you can start creating great content right away! We’ll cover what type of microphone you need, which app to use for recording, and how to set up your iPhone for optimal sound quality. By the end of this guide, you’ll be ready to get started capturing amazing audio and video on your iPhone.

how to record on iphone

When recording on iPhone, it is important to keep the device steady and close to the sound source, as this will result in the highest quality audio recorded. Additionally, it is recommended that you use an external microphone if available for greater clarity.

  1. Open the Voice Memos app on your iPhone.
  2. Tap the big red Record button to start recording.
  3. Speak clearly into the microphone at a moderate volume level.
  4. When you’re done recording, tap the Stop button.
  5. Name your recording and select a folder to save it in, if desired.

Our takeaway

Once [Name] knows how to record on iPhone, there are endless possibilities of fun and creative activities they can do! They could record themselves singing a song and post it on social media or even start their own podcast! With the help of their iPhone and some creativity, [Name] can make amazing works of art. Who knows what kind of masterpiece they will create next? The world is their oyster now that recording from an iPhone is no longer a mystery.


1) How do I access the microphone settings on my iPhone?

You can access the microphone settings on your iPhone by going to Settings > Privacy > Microphone.

2) What other external devices are necessary to record on my iPhone?

In order to record audio using an iPhone, you need a microphone connected directly to the device. You can purchase external microphones or use headphones with built-in mics that connect via Bluetooth or Lightning ports.

Is there a limit to how long I can record on my iPhone?

Yes, the time limit for recording audio using the Voice Memos app on an iPhone is capped at 3 hours. If you need to record something beyond that, you'll need to look into third-party apps.

Can I edit the recorded audio directly from within the app used for recording?

Yes, many apps offer built-in editing tools that allow you to trim and adjust your recordings. Some third-party apps also provide advanced editing features.

Are there any recommended third-party apps for recording audio using an iPhone?

Yes, there are several third-party apps that can be used to record audio from your iPhone. Popular choices include Voice Memos, Audio Memos and Recorder Plus. All of these apps offer basic editing features and a variety of sound settings to tailor the recording experience.

This article was originally published on 17 Jan 2023 but has been regularly updated to keep the information current.
Kyle Crisp
Kyle has been using Apple products for over 25 years. He loves helping people learn how to use their Apple devices.
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