How to Record Facebook Live Stream on iPhone

How to Record Facebook Live Stream on iPhone

Let’s begin

 

Streaming live content is a viral trend that allows you to stay connected to your audiences in real-time. With more than 2 billion active members each month, Facebook is one of the largest social media platforms worldwide. Unfortunately, you cannot download someone’s live stream from Facebook unless it is your own. This can be a bummer if it is from your favorite streamer. So, here we’ve discussed the best ways on how to record Facebook live stream on iPhone.

 

You could record a live stream on Facebook with a third-party video screen recorder app or native iPhone recorder. Additionally, if it is your own Facebook live stream, you could easily download the recordings from your Facebook account.

How to record Facebook live and stream on iPhone using the Screen Recorder app

 

Why do you need a third-party app for Facebook live stream recording on your iPhone? You need this because the Facebook app doesn’t allow you to download your own recording on your iPhone. However, you could download your Facebook live recording from your computer account.

Want to learn about one of the best ways on how to record Facebook live & live stream on iPhone? Then install the Screen Recorder for iPhone app for free from the App Store.

Though it is called the Screen Recorder for iPhone, it contains tons of extra features that make it more than a simple recorder. One of its main features is live streaming from popular platforms such as Youtube, Facebook, and Twitch. Once you’ve completed your live stream to these platforms from the Screen Recorder app, the recordings are then saved on your respective platform’s account.

 

With this app’s Livestream feature, you can go live on multiple platforms. In addition, with the app’s screen recorder, you can capture any live stream content from any platform. So, with the Screen Recorder app, you can do both live streaming and recording but not at the same time.

 

Steps on how to record Facebook live & stream on iPhone with the Screen Recorder app:

 

To copy the Stream Key and Stream URL from your Facebook account to your iPhone:
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  • Login to your Facebook account on your computer.
  • Then tap on the “Live Video” button.
  • Under the “Go live” section, tap on “Select”.
  • Then tap on the Streaming Software and then Advanced Settings.
  • After that, copy the “Stream Key” and “Stream URL”.
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To play your Facebook live streaming video from the app:
  • Launch the Screen Recorder app on your iPhone.
  • Tap on the “Livestream” button at the bottom of the screen.
  • Select “Facebook” from the list of platforms.
  • Then enter the “Stream Key” and “Stream URL” that was copied from your Facebook account.
  • Then tap “Start Live Streaming” to begin your stream.
  • After that, switch on your “Microphone” icon and tap on “Start Broadcast” to start recording your live stream.
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How to record Facebook live streaming video on iPhone with the Screen Recorder app?

 

Following your favorite Facebook personality and engaging with their content can be motivating and inspirational. In addition to that, Facebook live video is one of the best mediums for interaction between audience and content maker. However, you cannot download the live stream video to share on other platforms or for your own use. So the best option for you is to use a live streaming video recorder app.

 

At the same time, you can also record your own Facebook live with the Screen Recorder app. You can do this by beginning your screen recording on the Screen Recorder app, then starting your live stream from your Facebook account.

 

Why use the Screen Recorder app when your iPhone offers a default screen recording tool? The answer is simple! The native iPhone screen recorder will only record your screen, but the third-party app has many additional features. With the Screen Recorder for iPhone, you can edit your recording, react to your video, or add voiceovers. It is these extra features that make this one of the best apps to record the iPhone screen.

 

Steps on how to record Facebook live stream on iPhone with the Screen recorder app:

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  • Launch the Screen Recorder for iPhone app.
  • Adjust the quality of your video stream recording by controlling the Resolution, Bitrate, and Frame rate.
  • Tap on the “START” Record button.
  • For audio, switch on the Microphone icon.
  • Then tap “Start Broadcast” and wait for three seconds for your recording to begin.
  • After that, start your “Facebook app” and join the live stream to start recording.
  • To stop the recording, either tap the STOP button at the Screen Recorder app,
  • Or, tap on the Red record button at your iPhone’s control center.
  • Your recording then can be saved on your Camera Roll or your app’s My Recordings section.

How to record Facebook live stream on iPhone using the native screen recorder?

 

Earlier in the guide, we’ve discussed the steps involved on how to record live streams using an app. However, suppose you aren’t comfortable using a third-party app to record lime streams. In that case, you could always try your default screen recorder.

 

Here’s how to record a Facebook live streaming video:

 

To activate the screen recording feature on your iPhone:
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  • Open the Settings app.
  • Scroll down and select the Control Center.
  • Locate the “Screen Recording” option and tap on the “Green Plus (+)” symbol beside it.
To start your screen recorder to capture Facebook live streaming video:
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  • Start the Control Center by swiping down from the top-right of your screen.
  • Tap on the Grey Record button at the bottom.
  • Your recording will start after a three-second interval.
  • Then launch your Facebook app and open your live stream to record it.

Wrapping Up!

 

With this complete guide, you now have a general idea of how to record Facebook streaming video on iPhone. Though you could use your iPhone’s native recorder, the third-party app is the better option. With its own video editor, Facecam, and voiceover recorder, the Screen Recorder app is the one you cannot ignore.

 

If you’ve enjoyed this guide, you could also try another guide on how to make a reaction video on iPhone.

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