Do you want to capture activities on the Samsung device and save it as a video file? Whether you want to make a video demo of any apps or Android troubleshooting on the phone, show off your game scores, you can make use of the screen casting capability in Android OS. This functionality however is hard to get up and running using by using the Android SDK package and ADB drivers. This requires professional knowledge. In this article, we will show you how to do it in a much easier way via the free third party app, AZ Screen Recorder for Android. The AZ screen recorder is free without time limits or watermarks. Best of all, it’s simple to use, no root required, without much setup required.
How to record screen of Samsung mobile phone
To record Samsung phone screen using this recording app is very easy and intuitive. Once launched, it will display a series of circles on your screen with shortcuts to record, capture and more.
Simply click the Record icon at the floating toolbar on your Samsung phone screen. You’ll be asked to confirm the screen recording:
AZ Screen Recorder will start capturing everything that’s displayed on your screen.
Allow the capturing, you will see the countdown. The screen recording begins automatically after the countdown. When you want to pause or stop the recording, swipe down on your phone screen to pull down your notifications and access the recording controls from there.
Your Samsung screen recording video file will be saved to your phone’s internal storage. Open the Gallery app, look for an album named ‘AzRecorderFree’ in the Gallery app, the screen recordings will be saved in this album. You will find they are saved in mp4 format which is compatible with all major phones, tablets, computers and players.
Transfer screen recordings from Samsung mobile to computer
If you want to edit the screen recording videos using a video editor on your computer, go to the app’s settings to turn on the WiFi Transfer which helps you load off screen recordings from Samsung phone to computer or other devices.
Samsung phone screen recording settings
If you like customize the settings such as where the screen recording videos are saved on the phone, add text or logo to screen recordings, show screen touches, click the Settings(gear icon) at the floating menu, you will then find the options.
Update Nov 2019: this article was originally published in Oct 2016 and has since been updated. in this update, we replaced the old screen recorder with AZ screen recorder which is free, easier and more powerful.