Xiaomi Mi 9

Xiaomi Mi 9

How to record the screen of a Xiaomi Mi 9

Recording the screen of your mobile/cell phone Xiaomi Mi 9 in a video with sound can be very useful to perform a tutorial or show an acquaintance how to perform certain tasks in a Xiaomi Mi 9, 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.

Xiaomi devices such as Xiaomi Mi 9 have the “Screen Recorder” application installed to make video recording since Android itself does not have it incorporated by default.

To make this recording in your Xiaomi Mi 9 follow these steps:

If, on the contrary, what you want is to take a screenshot of your Xiaomi Mi 9 in a still image instead of video, click on the following link and follow the indicated steps Capture screen on Xiaomi Mi 9

Estimated time: 5 minutes.

1- First step:

Xiaomi devices have the “Screen Recorder” application installed to make video recording since Android itself does not have it incorporated by default.

2- Second step:

Access the Tools folder from the home screen of your Xiaomi Mi 9.

3- Third step:

Click on the application icon “Screen Recorder” it is the orange icon with a video camera inside.

4- Fourth step:

Before starting the recording you can make the adjustments by pressing on the gearwheel located in the upper right.
You can adjust the resolution of the video, the quality, the frames per second and the orientation of the video (vertical or horizontal). Sound: you can choose between recording the ambient sound through the Xiaomi Mi 9 microphone, recording the sound that is played on the device or not recording sound. Other options such as screen presses and navigation button presses and lock the device when finished.

5- Fifth step:

Press the orange video camera icon in the lower right to start the screen recording of your Xiaomi Mi 9.

6- Sixth step:

You will see the desktop of your Xiaomi Mi 9 and a button with the word “Start” will appear, you can move it across the screen so that it does not bother you.

7- Seventh step:

Press “Start” to start recording, when you want to finish recording press “Stop”.

8- Eighth step:

The recordings will be saved in the “Screen Recorder” folder of the image gallery of your Xiaomi Mi 9.

If the Xiaomi Mi 9 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 Xiaomi Mi 9 does not start the video recording, we will have to download an application from the application store to perform this action.

Your Xiaomi Mi 9 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 Mi 9 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 Xiaomi Mi 9 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 Mi 9 you can store the screen recordings in video thanks to its internal 64/128 GB, 6/8 GB RAM memory.

You will be able to see the video of the screen recording in the photo gallery of your Xiaomi Mi 9.

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