Record screen in Apple iPhone SE (2020)

How to record the screen of an Apple iPhone SE (2020)

Recording the screen of your mobile/cell phone Apple iPhone SE (2020) in a video with sound can be very useful to perform a tutorial or show an acquaintance how to perform certain tasks in an Apple iPhone SE (2020), save in a video file and then send it or upload it to a platform like YouTube or social networks.

Sometimes we would like to record on video with sound a story that we have seen on Instagram of an acquaintance, a phone call or video call (FaceTime) with a family member to keep it as a souvenir or to use it as evidence or a TikTok video.

To make this recording in your Apple iPhone SE (2020) follow these steps:

If, on the contrary, what you want is to take a screenshot of your iPhone SE (2020) in a still image instead of video, click on the following link and follow the indicated steps capture screen on iPhone SE (2020).

Table of Contents:

Estimated time: 2 minutes.

1- First step:

First of all, we need to ensure that screen recording is activated on our iPhone SE (2020). If it is already enabled, we can proceed to step 5. To check, we can go to the "Settings" app, which is represented by a gear icon that appears on the home screen of our Apple iPhone SE (2020).

Settings icon iOS

2- Second step:

We go down through the menu on the left until we find the “Control Centre” section and click on it and then on “Customize controls”.

Control centre

3- Third step:

If we already have the screen recording control activated, it will appear in the first list that we see on our iPhone SE (2020) within the “INCLUDE” section, we can change the order in which it appears by clicking on the three horizontal lines to the right of the control and dragging up or down. We can also remove the control by clicking on the red button on the left.

Controls included

4- Fourth step:

If that activated control does not appear, we go down and in the “MORE CONTROLS” section it will appear, click on the green + button Add to panel icon to add it. Once this step is done we can exit the settings of the Apple iPhone SE (2020).

Screen recording control

5- Fifth step:

(iPhone 7 and lower and iPad with iOS 11 or earlier) From the screen where you want to start the video, swipe from the bottom up. (iPhone X, iPad with iOS 12 or iPadOS) From the screen where you want to start the video, swipe from the upper right corner down.

Record screen button

6- Sixth step:

If you want to record a video in your Apple iPhone SE (2020) without using the microphone, press the recording icon, a 3-second countdown will begin and then the recording will begin, you will see a red line at the top of the screen and the word “Recording” which indicates that everything that happens on the screen is being recorded.

If you want to record a video using the microphone in addition to the sound of the iPhone SE (2020) itself, (this is useful for example to explain the operation of an app to an acquaintance or to record a message while recording the video from Apple iPhone SE (2020) screen) press and hold the button Record screen icon press on the microphone to activate or deactivate it and press on “Start recording” a 3-second countdown will begin and then the recording will begin.

Activate screen recording microphone

7- Seventh step:

To stop recording you can open the Control Centre (Point 5 of this tutorial) and press the stop recording button Recording screen icon or click on the red line in the status bar at the top of the screen and press “Stop”.

Stop screen recording

8- Eighth step:

A message will appear at the top of your Apple iPhone SE (2020) screen stating that the screen recording video has been saved to “Photos” (formerly known as the Camera Roll).

To see and share your video recording of the screen of your Apple iPhone SE (2020) go to the Photos application where you will find it in the last position.

Screen recording message saved

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In your iPhone SE (2020) you can store the screen recordings in video thanks to its internal 64 GB 3 GB RAM, 128 GB 3 GB RAM, 256 GB 3 GB RAM memory.

Where are screen recordings saved on the Apple iPhone SE (2020)?

All the screen recordings made on an Apple iPhone SE (2020) are saved in the photo gallery both in the recent images together with the photos and videos captured with the camera and in a specific folder that you can see below.
Screen recordings are saved in MP4 format.

Go to the home screen where you will find the icon of the photo and video gallery of your Apple iPhone SE (2020), it is an icon of a kind of flower with each petal of a different color.

Photos app Apple iPhone SE (2020)

In recent you can see the screen recordings that you have made recently, they are also saved in a specific category called "Screen recordings", to see this category go down to the "Media Types" section, you will see the category "Screen recordings" , press to access and see all the screenshots taken on your Apple iPhone SE (2020).

Media Types: Screen recordings Apple iPhone SE (2020)

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