Using the Screen Recorder on my Samsung device

Screen recorder is a new feature to allow you to make a screen recording video easily without having to download any external applications. You can start screen recording by tapping the  icon in your Quick panel. After a 3 second countdown, your recording will start.

Follow the below guide to learn how to use Screen Recorder on your Galaxy device.

Please Note: This guide is designed for Australian variant Galaxy devices, if you have an international device and require further support click here to get in touch with your Samsung Subsidiary. This setting available may vary depending on your Galaxy device and Android OS Version.

This settings is only available on selected devices operating on Android OS Verion 10.0 (Q)+, to view the full list of compatible devices check out our drop down menu called Supported Devices.

How to use screen recording on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone How to use screen recording on your Samsung Galaxy smartphone
1 Swipe down to access your Quick Panel and select Screen Recorder.
2 Choose your preferred Sound settings then tap on Start recording
3 Choose your preferred Sound settings then tap on Start recording
4 Choose between a range of options at the top of the screen to add in your Screen Recording. When your ready to stop the video simply tap the Stop icon button.

 Allows you to write or draw on the screen - you can choose up to 8 different colours to decorate your recording.

 Will enable or disable the Picture-in-Picture feature (PiP) to record the screen with a video overlay of yourself.

 Will allow you to pause your Screen Recording.

1 Head into your Settings > Advanced Features
2 Select Screenshots and screen recorder
3 Select between the Sound, Video quality and Selfie video size options.

Please Note: Selfie video size supports 5 levels of the selfie size (※ Selfie video is only for the front camera)

1 Launch the My Files app icon My Files app
Launch the My Files app
2 Tap on Videos
3 Select Screen Recordings
4 You will then be able to view all saved screen recordings on your Galaxy Phone or Tablet
Viewing saved screen recordings
1 Launch the My Files app icon My Files app
2 Tap on Videos
3 Locate and select the Screen Recordings folder
4 Long press the Screen Recording video to select
5 Choose between Move or Copy
6 Press Arrow icon to go back to the My Files main page
7 Tap on SD Card
8 Tap Copy here or Move here

Galaxy Tab

  • Galaxy Tab S4 - SM-T830 / SM-T835
  • Galaxy Tab Active Pro - SM-T540 / SM-T545
  • Galaxy Tab S5e - SM-T720 / SM-T725
  • Galaxy Tab S6 - SM-T860 / SM-T865
  • Galaxy Tab S6 Lite - SM-P610 / SM-P615
  • Galaxy Tab S7 - SM-T875 / SM-T875
  • Galaxy Tab S7+ - SM-T970 / SM-T975 / SM-T976
  • Galaxy Tab A8 - SM-X205N / SM-X200
  • Galaxy Tab S8 Series - SM-X700 / SM-X706 / SM-X806 / SM-X906
  • Galaxy Tab S9 Series - SM-X510 / SM-X516 / SM-X610 / SM-X616 / SM-X910 / SM-X916

Galaxy S Series

  • Galaxy S9 & S9+ - SM-G960 / SM-G965
  • Galaxy S10e - SM-G970
  • Galaxy S10 - SM-G973
  • Galaxy S10+ - SM-G975
  • Galaxy S10 5G - SM-G977
  • Galaxy S20 - SM-G980
  • Galaxy S20+ - SM-G985
  • Galaxy S20 Ultra - SM-G988
  • Galaxy S21 - SM-G991
  • Galaxy S21+ - SM-G996
  • Galaxy S21 Ultra - SM-G998
  • Galaxy S21 FE 5G - SM-G990
  • Galaxy S22 - SM-S901
  • Galaxy S22+ - SM-S906
  • Galaxy S22 Ultra - SM-S908
  • Galaxy S23 - SM-S911
  • Galaxy S23+ - SM-S916
  • Galaxy S23 Ultra - SM-S918

Galaxy Z Series

  • Galaxy Fold - SM-F900
  • Galaxy Z Flip - SM-F700
  • Galaxy Z Fold2 - SM-F916
  • Galaxy Z Flip3 5G - SM-F711B
  • Galaxy Z Fold3 5G - SM-F926B
  • Galaxy Z Flip4 5G - SM-F721
  • Galaxy Z Fold4 5G - SM-F936
  • Galaxy Z Flip5 5G - SM-F731
  • Galaxy Z Fold5 5G - SM-F946

Galaxy Note Series

  • Galaxy Note9 - SM-N960
  • Galaxy Note10 - SM-N970
  • Galaxy Note10+ - SM-N975
  • Galaxy Note10+ 5G - SM-N976
  • Galaxy Note20 - SM-N980
  • Galaxy Note20 Ultra - SM-N985

Galaxy A Series

  • Galaxy A70 - SM-A705
  • Galaxy A71 - SM-A715
  • Galaxy A50 - SM-A505
  • Galaxy A51 - SM-A515
  • Galaxy A90 5G - SM-A908

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