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Default How to Record Skype Calls

This wikiHow teaches you how to record a video or audio call on Skype on both your computer and your mobile items. If you use Skype a lot, chances are you’ve had some conversations that you wish you could relive. From funny to touching, these moments can be incredibly important. Luckily, you can protect your future moments by recording your audio and video calls.

EditSteps

EditOn Mobile
  1. Open Skype. Tap the Skype app icon, which resembles a white "S" on a blue background. This will open your Skype main page if you're logged in.
    • If you aren't logged into Skype, enter your Skype email address or username, then enter your password when asked.
  2. Start a Skype call. Choose a contact from the list, then tap either the phone-shaped "Call" ****on or the video camera-shaped "Video Call" ****on.
  3. Tap . It's at the bottom-center of the screen. A pop-up menu will appear.
  4. Tap . This is in the pop-up menu. Skype will begin recording your call.
  5. Tap when you are done. You'll see this link in the top-left corner of the screen.
    • Make sure you don't stop the call until the "Finalizing your recording..." message disappears.
  6. End the call. Tap the red-and-white phone icon (or the X on iOS) to terminate the call.
  7. Play back the recording. Everyone in the chat will see the recording you made in the chat section of the conversation. Tapping the recording will play it.
    • Long-pressing the video and then tapping Save in the resulting menu will save the video to your smartphone or tablet.
EditOn Desktop
  1. Make sure that you are running the latest version of Skype. You need version 8 of the new Skype interface to record calls.[1]
    • You can download the latest version of Skype by going to https://www.skype.com/en/get-skype/, clicking the Get Skype for ****on, and selecting your operating system.
    • Once you've downloaded Skype, you can install Skype by double-clicking the downloaded file and following the on-screen prompts.
    • If you are using Skype for Windows 10, then check the Microsoft store for updates. Click on the triple dots, then choose "Downloads and Updates", then choose "Get Updates".
  2. Open Skype. Click or double-click the Skype app icon, which resembles a white "S" on a blue background. This will open your Skype main page if you're logged in.
    • If you aren't logged in, enter your email address and password when prompted before you continue.
  3. Start a call. Select a contact from the left-hand list of people (or search for a contact), then click either the phone-shaped "Call" ****on or the video camera-shaped "Video Call" ****on.
  4. Click . It's in the bottom-right corner of the window. A pop-up menu will appear.
  5. Click . This option is in the pop-up menu. Skype will begin recording your call.
  6. Click when you are done. You'll see this link at the top of the window.
    • Make sure you don't stop the call until the "Finalizing your recording..." message disappears.
  7. End the call. Click the red-and-white phone icon at the bottom of the window to do so.
  8. Play back the recording. Everyone in the chat will see the recording you made in the chat section of the conversation. Clicking the recording will play it.
    • Right-clicking (or -clicking the video and then clicking Save to "Downloads" in the resulting menu will save the video to your computer.
EditTips
  • Always ask the other party for permission prior to recording a phone call.
  • Skype recordings will automatically be deleted after thirty days.
EditWarnings
  • You may need Skype Credits to complete your calls. Prior to calling and recording your conversation, make sure you have enough Skype Credits, as this could otherwise cause delays with your call, or have your call be cut short.
  • Recording someone without their consent is illegal.
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