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How to Record A Phone Call on Samsung?

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Cody Walsh

Updated: Oct 24, 2022 02:02 pm

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Knowing how to record can be highly useful especially when you want to make notes of discussion or meeting during a voice call. By recording the call on your mobile phone you can fully focus on your conversation and review it later. Moreover, recorded calls can also serve as evidence when a dispute arises regarding the following discussion.

So, if you don't know how to record calls on Samsung, Check out the guide below to record phone calls on your Samsung device as well as on others without them knowing.

Part 1: Can You Record a Phone Call on Samsung?

Yes, most Samsung Galaxy models like Samsung s20, s21, s22, s9 and s22 ultra pro come with a built -in call recording option that allows you to record the call on these models without using any third party app. While for those models in which the option has not been implemented you can use a third party app to record the calls.

It is important to note that recording calls on Samsung mobile vary from mobile model you're using and the country or town where you're living. For instance, in many regions it is illegal to record the calls without other party consent, so you will not find the call recording option in your mobile phone regardless of whatever model you're using. Even you can't

However, in those regions where the call recording is eligible, you will find the call recording option in your Samsung Galaxy device to record the calls. If the option is still missing this means Samsung has not implemented the option in that model.

Part 2: How to Record Phone Calls on Samsung with Built-in Settings?

1. Record Samsung Phone Calls Automatically

One of the easiest ways to record calls on your Samsung mobile phone is by enabling the auto call recording feature. You can record calls from all contacts in your phone book or select few contacts or from unknown contacts.

Step 1. Open your Samsung Galaxy mobile device and go to the Phone app.

Step 2. Go to Settings and scroll down to click on Call Records.

Step 3. Tap on the three dots at the top right corner of the screen

Step 4. In the drop down menu click the Auto Call Record option.

Step 5. Toggle the button against Off to enable the call recording.

Step 6. Now select whether you want to record calls from all contacts, selected contacts or unknown only.

2. Record Phone Call on Samsung Manually

Step 1. Open your Samsung mobile phone and make a call or receive a call that you wish to record.

Step 2. Once the call starts to forward, click on the "Call Record" option to record the call.

Step 3. If the "Call Record" option does not appear click on the three dots on the top right corner of the screen.

Step 4. In the drop down menu click on the "Record" option to start the recording.

Step 5. Now you will be prompted with Terms and Condition, click confirm and the call will be recorded and saved to your mobile.

Part 3: Where to Find Your Recorded Calls on Samsung?

You can find and listen to the recorded call on your Samsung Galaxy device from the phone app. Here is how to do:

Step 1. On your Samsung Galaxy device open the phone app.

Step 2. Tap on the drop down menu button at the top right corner of the screen.

Step 3. Now go to Settings > Record Calls > Recorded Calls.

Step 4. Here you will find the list of all the recorded calls with the contact name or phone number as the file name.

Click on the respective file and listen to the recorded call. You can also share the recorded call with your contacts via WhatsApp, Gmail or Drive.

Part 4: How to Record Someone's Phone Calls without Knowing?

Recording the phone calls and listening to the recording afterward is quite easy when the respective mobile belongs to you. However, it is totally opposite in case it is your child or partner's mobile phone as you don't have free access to their mobile device and they can get alerts from screen prompts.So how to listen to their calls without them knowing.

There are two ways to record the calls on someone's mobile phone: either do it manually or by using a third party app. Obviously we will choose the latter one.

Call Recording App - KidsGuard Pro for Android

KidsGuard Pro is a versatile app to record the phone calls on Android as well as iPhone. You can easily record all the offline and online, incoming and outgoing calls on the target mobile phone and there is no limit to the number of recordings you can make with the app. Most importantly, the app works in 100% hidden mode and you don't need jailbreaking in order to access the target device.

That's not all, apart from recording the calls KidsGuard Pro also provide other advanced features like tracking location, social media apps, browning history, messages, and much more. You get all the updates in real time directly on your device regardless of the matter where your target device is present.

How to Use KidsGuard Pro for Android to Record Phone Calls?

Step 1. Sign up on KidsGuard pro official site with a valid email address and username. Proceed with buying a premium plan to unlock the advanced features and complete the process.

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Step 2. From My Product and Management page get the link to download the app and install it on the target device. Configure the app and leave the target mobile phone.

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Step 3. Now on your mobile device, sign in to the KidsGuard pro account and open the dashboard. Go to Live Recording and click on Record calls. Here you will find the list of all the recorded calls. Click to listen to the call or download for later use.

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What Else Can KidsGuard Pro for Android Record?

Apart from recording the calls, KidsGuard pro also provides other recording features to enhance your monitoring experience.

Record Screen

This feature allows you to record the target mobile screen in video format upt o 15 seconds. You can view the recorded video on the user dashboard or download it to save in your device.

Record Surrounding

With this feature you can secretly enable the target device microphone to record and listen to what is happening in the surrounding area of the target device.

Part 5: Other Call Recording Apps to Record A Phone Call on Samsung

1. Google Voice

Google Voice is a versatile app to record calls specifically when you want to record a part of the conversation not the whole call.Apart from recording calls you can also track the location and search history of the target device. To get started sign in to your google voice account and click on the gear icon at the top of the screen. Now click on Calls at the left sidebar and turn on the incoming calls option.

Now whenever you want to record a call press 4 on the dial to start recording and again press 4 to stop it. The conversation between these two presses will automatically be saved on the Google Server.

2. Automatic Call Recorder

Automatic call record is an progressive app that allows you to automatically record calls on all the Android mobile phones with additional shareable notes feature. You can save the recorded call to the Google drive and change the format accordingly. Most importantly, you can choose between recording everything, selected contact or unknown only.

3. Phone by Google

Phone by Google is another leading calling app with a simple and innovative design that provides advanced call recording features. With this app you can have powerful spam protection from unknown callers, sammers and marketers and google caller ID converge lets you know who's calling before you pick the call.

FAQs about Recording Phone Calls on Samsung

Q1. How can I secretly record phone calls?

Many third party apps such as KidsGuard pro allow you to secretly record all the incoming and outgoing calls on your target device. Once you have installed the app on the target mobile you will get the recording on the user dashboard under Live recording option.

Q2. Where is the call recording setting?

On your Android device go to Settings and scroll down to click on the Call Record option. Now toggle to enable the call recording on the mobile phone. You can also choose between to select whether to record all or selective calls only.

Q3. Are there any limitations using recording calls on Samsung?

On Samsung there are limitations on recording calls such as you can't record calls that you make via WiFi or VOip (such as on skype). You can also not record calls in some regions where the call recording is illegal. For recording these you need to install third party apps such as google voice or automatic call recording.


As we've seen, recording calls on Samsung Galaxy devices is pretty straightforward and effortless. Now by recording all the important calls on your mobile phone you can make your life easy and hassle free. Moreover, if your mobile manufacturer doesn't provide the recording option you can use a third party application such as google voice, automatic call recorder and google phone.

Further, If you want to record your kids or spouse phone call, KidsGuard Pro for Android is the ideal that provides high quality call recording with advanced monitoring features.

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By Cody Walsh

An experienced technology blogger and editor who has spent more than a decade writing about software, gadgets, and computing etc all over the Internet.

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