Record a call

You can use your Phone app to record calls and listen to saved recordings. 

Only certain devices and carriers support this feature. You can't record calls in all countries and regions. To record your phone calls:

  • Your device must run Android 9 or higher.
  • Your device must have the Phone app pre-installed and updated to the latest version.
  • You must be in a supported country or region.

Start recording

Important: The first time you record a call, you’ll be advised that you’re responsible for complying with local laws related to call recording. Many jurisdictions require consent by all the parties to the call.

To protect the privacy of all users, when you start recording, both parties hear a disclosure informing them that the call is being recorded. When you stop recording, both parties hear a disclosure informing them that the call recording has ended.

  1. Open the Phone app .
  2. Make or receive a call.
  3. To record your call, tap Record Record on the ongoing call screen.
  4. To stop recording, tap Stop recording Stop recording.

Keep in mind

You can’t start to record:

  • Until the other party has picked up.
  • If your call is on hold.
  • When you’re muted.
  • When you create a conference call. 

Find a recorded call

All of your recordings are stored on your device to keep your recordings private. Calls aren’t saved or backed up off-device.

To find your recording:

  1. Open the Phone app .
  2. Tap Recents Recents.
  3. Tap on the caller you spoke with and recorded. 
    • If you recorded the latest call with the caller, go to the player in the "Recents" screen.
    • Alternately, if you recorded a previous call, tap History. Then find the recording in the list of calls.
  4. Tap Play .
  5.  To share a recorded call, tap Share 

Tip: You can share recorded calls to supported apps such as email or messaging apps.

Delete a recorded call

  1. Open the Phone app .
  2. Tap Recents Recents.
  3. Find the number or contact you want to delete a recorded call from.
  4. Tap History.
  5. In the list of calls, find the recording and swipe left.
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