We all use our phones to record video for different kinds of purposes. But if you turn off the screen, the video recording gets stopped. However, there are ways through which you can easily record video from your phone without turning on your screen. In this article, you will learn 5 ways to record video with screen off on an Android phone. Additionally, you can learn to watch videos in picture-in-picture mode.

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Record Videos On Phone With Screen Off

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There are lots of effective third-party apps available on the Google Play Store to record the video in the background without turning on the screen of your phone. We have handpicked the 5 best apps among them to achieve our goal.

Record videos silently with Background Video Recorder

  • Open Google Play Store and search for Background Video Recorder app.
  • Install the app and open it.
  • Tap on Allow to provide all the necessary permissions.
  • Tap on the center record button to start recording the video in the background while your screen is turned off.
  • To turn off the recording, tap on the button again to stop it.
  • To view the recorded video, tap on the folder icon in the top right corner next to the ads button.
  • You can also schedule an automatic background video recording by swiping left to move to the scheduler tab.

Use Easy Video Recorder to record videos in the background

  • Open Google PlayStore and search for Easy Video Recorder App.
  • Install the app and open it.
  • Accept the terms and conditions of usage.
  • Provide the necessary access privileges.
  • Tap on the Record button at the bottom to start recording even when the screen is turned off.
  • To stop the video press the Stop button to stop recording it.
  • You can also switch to the front camera to silently record videos.
  • To view the recorded background video, tap on the list tab next to the recording tab in the bottom navigation bar.
  • You can play this video here directly through your built-in video player or any third-party video player app.

Make use of the iRecorder Android App

  • Open Google play store and search for the iRecorder App.
  • Install the app and open it.
  • Read and accept the terms and conditions of the app.
  • Tap on the red Record button to start recording the video in the background.
  • Provide the necessary Screen Overlay Permissions.
  • To finish the video recording, open the phone’s screen and tap on the stop icon to stop recording the video silently.
  • Tap on the hamburger menu and then select a gallery to view the recorded files by the app.
  • You can play the recorded video by tapping on it.
  • You can also trim or cut the recorded video with this app easily.
  • This app provides the feature to schedule a silent video recording. To use this feature, tap on the schedule tab and set your necessary values for a silent video record and select Schedule.

Record videos in the background with Secret Video Recorder

  • Open the Google Play Store app and search for the Secret Video Recorder app.
  • Install the app and open it.
  • Provide the necessary permissions to the app for recording.
  • Tap on the Get Start button to navigate to the video recording page.
  • To secretly record videos, tap on the Secret Record button and provide access privileges.
  • Tap on the Start button to initiate a silent video recording on your device.
  • You can also switch to the front camera by tapping on the options provided in the tab.
  • To stop the background video recording, tap on the Stop button. The video recording gets automatically saved within the app.
  • To view your recorded video file, tap on the Save Video button.

Use Record Video Background App

  • Open the Google Play Store app and search for the Record Video Background app.
  • Install the app and open it.
  • Provide the necessary access privileges to the app.
  • Tap on the Record button in the center to start recording the video in the background even if the screen is turned off.
  • After you’ve finished recording, tap on the stop button.
  • To view the background recorded files, click on the folder icon in the top right corner of the screen.
  • Tap on the video to play it on your device.
  • You can also set the video quality and recording duration by opening the app settings.

Bonus Tip: Record Video from Front and Rear Camera at Same Time

The android operating system also offers you the power to record videos from both front and rear cameras at the same time. Follow this guide on recording video from the Front and Rear camera at the same time.

Wrapping Up

In this article, you have learned 5 ways to record video on your phone with its screen turned off. If this article has helped you in achieving the same, then hit the Like button and share this among your friends. As always, stay tuned for more awesome articles like this one.

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