How to record a Skype call: 15 steps (with pictures)

How to record a Skype call: 15 steps (with pictures)
How to record a Skype call: 15 steps (with pictures)
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If you use Skype, chances are you've already wanted to record one of your conversations as a souvenir. Funny or touching, these moments can be very important to you. Fortunately, it is possible to record your audio or video calls, both on the phone and on a computer.

Steps

Method 1 of 2: Record a conversation with a phone

Record Skype Calls Step 1

Step 1. Open Skype

Tap the Skype application icon. It looks like an "S" on a blue background. This will open the Skype home page, if you are already signed in to your account.

If you are not signed in to Skype, enter your email address or username, then your password

Record Skype Calls Step 2

Step 2. Start a Skype call

Choose a contact from your list, then press the button shaped like a telephone handset, to make an audio call, or the button shaped like a camera, to make a video call.

Record Skype Calls Step 3

Step 3. Press +

The button is located at the bottom of the screen. A popup menu will then appear.

Record Skype Calls Step 4

Step 4. Tap Start Recording

The option is in the popup menu. Skype will then start recording your call.

Record Skype Calls Step 5

Step 5. Stop recording

Once you're done, you can stop recording, using the Stop Recording button, located at the top left of the screen.

  • Make sure you do not interrupt the call until the message Finalization of registration … disappears from the screen.
Record Skype Calls Step 6

Step 6. Hang up

Press the white and red telephone handset icon to end your call.

Record Skype Calls Step 7

Step 7. Verify the recording

All participants will see the recording you made in the chat section of the conversation. By pressing it, you can listen to it again.

  • By long-pressing the video, then choosing Save in the menu that will appear, will allow you to save the video on your phone or tablet.

Method 2 of 2: Record a conversation with a computer

Record Skype Calls Step 8

Step 1. Check for updates

You will need to have at least Skype version 8 in order to access the recording options.

  • You can download the latest version of Skype by going to https://www.skype.com/en/get-skype/, then clicking the button Get Skype and selecting your operating system.
  • When you have downloaded Skype, you can proceed to install it by double-clicking the downloaded file and following the on-screen instructions.
  • If you are using Skype for Windows 10, then use the Microsoft Store to check for any updates. Click on the button represented by 3 dots, then choose Downloads and Updates, then click Get Updates.
Record Skype Calls Step 9

Step 2. Open Skype

Click or double-click on the program icon. It looks like an "S" on a blue background. This will open the Skype home page if you are signed in to your account.

If you are not signed in to Skype, enter your email address or username, then your password

Record Skype Calls Step 10

Step 3. Start a call

Select a contact from the list on the left side of the window, then click the button shaped like a telephone handset, to make an audio call, or the button shaped like a camera, to make a video call.

Record Skype Calls Step 11

Step 4. Press +

The button is located at the bottom of the screen. A popup menu will then appear.

Record Skype Calls Step 12

Step 5. Tap Start Recording

The option is in the popup menu. Skype will then start recording your call.

Record Skype Calls Step 13

Step 6. Stop recording

Once you're done, you can stop recording, using the Stop Recording button at the top of the screen.

  • Make sure you do not interrupt the call until the message Finalization of registration … disappears from the screen.
Record Skype Calls Step 14

Step 7. Hang up

Press the white and red telephone handset icon to end your call.

Record Skype Calls Step 15

Step 8. Verify the recording

All participants will see the recording you made in the chat section of the conversation. By pressing it, you can listen to it again.

  • Right-clicking or pressing Control while clicking on the video will bring up a menu. You can select Save in "Downloads" in this menu to save the video to your computer.

Advice

  • Always ask the other person for permission to record the conversation.
  • Skype recordings are automatically deleted after 30 days.

Warnings

  • You may need Skype Credit to make your calls. Before making a call, make sure you have enough Skype Credit so you don't delay your call or get cut off in the middle of your conversation.
  • It is illegal to register someone without their consent.

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