BQ Aquaris U2 Lite

BQ Aquaris U2 Lite

How to record the screen of a BQ Aquaris U2 Lite

Recording the screen of your mobile/cell phone BQ Aquaris U2 Lite in a video with sound can be very useful to perform a tutorial or show an acquaintance how to perform certain tasks in a BQ Aquaris U2 Lite, 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 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 BQ Aquaris U2 Lite follow these steps:

If, on the contrary, what you want is to take a screenshot of your BQ Aquaris U2 Lite in a still image instead of video, click on the following link and follow the indicated steps Capture screen on BQ Aquaris U2 Lite

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

1- First step:

First of all we are going to check that we have the screen recording icon in the quick access panel of our BQ Aquaris U2 Lite. (If we already have it, we can go to point 4).
To check it, we unlock our Aquaris U2 Lite and slide a finger from the top edge of the screen down a few centimeters to display the quick panel in which the quick settings will appear such as connecting to a Wi-Fi network, connecting Bluetooth, mute, airplane mode, etc. Slide down again with one finger to display the full panel, check if it has the screen recording icon shown below:

Record screen icon Aquaris U2 Lite

2- Second step:

If we do not see the screen recording icon on the quick panel of our BQ Aquaris U2 Lite click on the edit icon of the quick panel, which is normally the symbol of a pencil.

Edit quick panel icon Aquaris U2 Lite

3- Third step:

The icons of the settings that we have already defined in the BQ Aquaris U2 Lite quick panel will appear above and below, separated by a horizontal line, the settings icons that we can add to the panel, we look for the screen recording icon, click on the icon and without releasing it we drag to the top to add it to the quick panel. If you do not see the screen recording icon on your Aquaris U2 Lite device, it may be disabled by the manufacturer or not available on BQ Aquaris U2 Lite, in which case we go to the point “If we do not have the option to record screen natively”.

Edit quick panel Aquaris U2 Lite

4- Fourth step:

We already have the screen recording icon on the BQ Aquaris U2 Lite quick panel, now to start recording we have two options: simultaneously press the volume up and power buttons of the Aquaris U2 Lite or a simpler and less likely to fail which is to unfold the panel fast by sliding a finger from the top of the screen and pressing the screen recording icon that we have seen in the previous steps.

Record screen icon Aquaris U2 Lite

5- Fifth step:

Select the quality of the HD or mini video. The microphone sound of your BQ Aquaris U2 Lite will be recorded by default (this is useful for example to explain the operation of an app to an acquaintance or to record a message while recording the video on the screen of BQ Aquaris U2 Lite) so If you don't want the video to have external sounds, you should record it in a noise-free environment.

Screen recording message Aquaris U2 Lite

6- Sixth step:

A 3-second countdown will be displayed on the BQ Aquaris U2 Lite screen from which the video of everything that happens on the screen will begin to record.

Countdown record screen Aquaris U2 Lite

7- Seventh step:

To stop recording, press the volume up and power buttons simultaneously on your BQ Aquaris U2 Lite or click on “Stop” at the top left of the screen.

Stop screen recording Aquaris U2 Lite

8- Eighth step:

The video will be automatically saved in the photo gallery of your BQ Aquaris U2 Lite. You can find the image gallery on the home screen, it should have a photo icon, an instant photo or depending on the version of the software installed, it is possible that your image gallery application is Google Photos, in this case look for the icon of a four-pointed star made of paper with four colors, one for each point.

Gallery

If the BQ Aquaris U2 Lite does not have the option to record screen

In the event that the screen recording icon is not available and that simultaneously pressing the volume up and power buttons on the BQ Aquaris U2 Lite does not start the video recording, we will have to download an application from the application store to perform this action.

Your BQ Aquaris U2 Lite do not have Google Play or another apps store?

Check the following article to learn how to install applications without Google Play from alternative stores and how to install Google Play if your Aquaris U2 Lite does not have it incorporated Google Play alternatives.

To do this we go to our application store either Play Store, Galaxy Store or any other that we use on our BQ Aquaris U2 Lite and search for “screen recorder”, we must bear in mind that any free application that we download will contain advertising, and we must not download any application that ask us for excessive permissions such as access to Bluetooth, contacts or the camera. The permissions that will be required for any screen recording application are “Access to multimedia content and files”, the permission to “Record video and audio” and the “Show above” permission is optional if you want to have a floating window with the controls of record, microphone, stop, etc.

Screen record app

Once installed we can return to the first step of this tutorial.

In your Aquaris U2 Lite you can store the screen recordings in video thanks to its internal 16 GB, 2 GB RAM memory.

You will be able to see the video of the screen recording in the photo gallery of your BQ Aquaris U2 Lite.

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