I would like to record a screen film of my iPad. If possible, I would like to include my spoken comments.

How can I do that ?

Starting with iOS 11, screen recording is a built-in feature. It also includes an option to turn the microphone on during the session, by long-pressing or hard-pressing the screen recording button.

enter image description here

iOS 11 is still in beta but it's now in public beta which means you don't need to be a developer to enroll and test it.

You connect your iPad to a mac, open up iTunes and quicktime. in quicktime, go to file-new movie recording.

there will be a little down arrow next to the record button, click the down arrow and choose your iPad. then hit the record button.

I don't know if this works with 30 pin iPads. i know it works with lightning ones. if you don't have a mac, i think you're out of luck unless you jailbreak.

  • I have an iPad mini with Lightning cable. But I am looking for a solution on the iPad. – Nicolas Barbulesco Feb 27 '15 at 19:58
  • This solution with the Mac requires Yosemite and iOS 8, I think. And I have neither. – Nicolas Barbulesco Feb 27 '15 at 19:59
  • Now, I have an all new iPad, on iOS 8, and I am interested in a solution to record his screen, preferably without any other machine. – Nicolas Barbulesco Mar 28 '15 at 20:47

If you have an iPad with a lightning connector and iOS 8 you can open QuickTime on your Yosemite Mac and make a recording. If you don't have a Mac or a iPad with lightning connector you could use Reflector which is using Airplay. Link to Reflector application

  • My iPad has a Lightning connector, but not iOS 8. I will try Reflector, which looks nice. However, I would prefer a solution needing only the iPad. – Nicolas Barbulesco Feb 27 '15 at 22:02
  • The iPad can not record its own screen. You need to have a computer that do the recording. This is not an recommendation but I know that that it is possible to record the screen if you have an jailbroken iPad. But again, that is nothing I recommend. – Dempa Feb 27 '15 at 22:10
  • I don't do jailbreak. – Nicolas Barbulesco Feb 28 '15 at 10:27
  • Try with the Reflector application and record on your Mac/PC. As I said before the iPad can't (it's an missing function in my opinion) record it's own screen. – Dempa Feb 28 '15 at 21:27
  • Now I have an iPad on iOS 8, and I am interested in a solution for recording his screen, preferably without any other machine. – Nicolas Barbulesco Mar 28 '15 at 20:45

Your Answer

 

By clicking "Post Your Answer", you acknowledge that you have read our updated terms of service, privacy policy and cookie policy, and that your continued use of the website is subject to these policies.

Not the answer you're looking for? Browse other questions tagged or ask your own question.