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The Top Mobile Recording Apps Available On The Market Today

There are various reasons you might want to record a phone call. Perhaps you’re interviewing job candidates and you want to revisit their answers.

Maybe you run a podcast and you want to interview guests over the phone. Or you may want to record calls for training within your organization.

But what are the best mobile recording apps available now? Read on to find out.


1. Keku

KeKu works for both Android and iPhone, and provides calling services as well as being a recording app. It offers a great way to record calls for training.

You will need a subscription but it’s only $4.99 per month. Set up the feature to automatically record your calls. Keku archives your recordings for three months.

It also means you can record international calls and run several phone lines from one phone. Keku also warns the other caller that you’re recording the call.

2. Call Recorder ACR

Call Recorder ACR works on Android devices. You can record automatically or manually start a recording by shaking your phone.

But unlike other apps, it gives you four formats to choose from – AMR, 3GP, MP4, and WAV. The paid version lets you save recordings to Dropbox or Google Drive.

You’ll also need the pro version if you want to download recordings.

3. TapeACall and TapeACall Lite

This is another app that offers versions for Android and iPhone. Choose between recording the call you will make or hit record in the middle of a call.

Share recordings using Facebook, email, SMS, or Twitter. It costs $24.99 per year, but it’s available in 28 languages, which makes it more accessible. TapeACall also stores recordings for up to a year.

The app will only record incoming calls for some mobile providers. But like Keku and Call Recorder ACR, it has an unlimited recording length.

4. Cube Call Recorder ACR

This Android app is a great option if you need to record calls from VoIP services. That means you can record discussions on Skype, Telegram, Slack, WhatsApp, Facebook, etc.

It’s free and doesn’t display ads. The only downside is the VoIP feature doesn’t work with all devices. But as it’s a free app, you can install it to see if your device is supported.

Points to Remember

If you’re recording a phone call, you need to let the other person know they’re being recorded. Outside the US, the laws about recording calls vary, so get consent from your caller.

Inside the US, laws also vary. In some states, you don’t need consent. But if you’re in a state that doesn’t, and you’re speaking to someone in a state that does? You’ll need their consent first.

Make sure you’re up to date with issues around compliance.

Choose the Best Mobile Recording Apps

Make sure you research the options when you’re looking at mobile recording apps. If you’re on iPhone, you need to know the app you want has an Apple version.

Weigh up the features on offer. If you need to store recordings, choose an app with an archive function. 

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