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5 call recorder apps for Android

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5 call recorder apps for Android
Recording your phone conversations might prove to be a rather useful feature in many circumstances, and we are not even talking about ransom demands here, rather the plain old forgetting of a shopping list your wife mentioned on the phone and went into a tunnel just when you were wondering was it skim milk or 2%.

Granted, some Android handsets come with a preinstalled call recorder in the dialer app, which comes in very handy, but for those who don't, there are dedicated apps in the Play Store. Unfortunately, call recording on Android is still hit-or-miss, highly dependent on the device and the software version, and you might need to record on speaker often. Motorola phones, for instance, rarely apply, the Galaxy S III has workaround issues after the Jelly Bean update, and the S II needs the recording sources tinkered with, to name a few.

Yet if they work on your handset, the apps not only let you record your conversations, but can automate the task, convert the resulting audio files, and even shoot them out via email and the like straight away. You can give them a try to check if your specific device is supported, as we've rounded some of the best call recording apps for you in the slideshow below.

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posted on 16 Apr 2013, 08:55 2

1. Shubham412302 (Posts: 453; Member since: 09 Nov 2011)

jb leak of atrix 2 has call recording option build in

posted on 16 Apr 2013, 09:48

2. kanagadeepan (Posts: 981; Member since: 24 Jan 2012)

Where can I get that apk??? Will it work for OG RazrMAXX? I hope so as both are almost same in internals, afaik...

posted on 16 Apr 2013, 12:59 2

7. omar300 (Posts: 209; Member since: 24 Jun 2012)

jennifer white is HOT!

posted on 16 Apr 2013, 18:24 1

10. EclipseGSX (Posts: 1743; Member since: 18 Oct 2011)

You should call her and tell her

posted on 21 Jan 2014, 11:01

14. joejoe (Posts: 1; Member since: 21 Jan 2014)

and record the call

posted on 16 Apr 2013, 09:56

3. maier9900 (Posts: 272; Member since: 17 Dec 2011)

Which one of these apps does not alert the other party that the call is being recorded?

posted on 16 Apr 2013, 10:02 3

4. evarod48 (Posts: 154; Member since: 30 Oct 2012)

jennifer white is definitely the name of a pornstar

posted on 16 Apr 2013, 11:39

5. shy2papa (Posts: 336; Member since: 23 Jan 2010)

AllCallRecorder is still the best in my opinion, voice on both ends is very clear and paid version only removes the ad

posted on 16 Apr 2013, 12:14

6. recond9 (Posts: 50; Member since: 11 Jan 2013)

My S3 Rom has build in call recording :D No need for these..

posted on 16 Apr 2013, 16:02

9. SleepingOz (unregistered)

Same for ROM I'm actually using on my NOTE II.. lol

posted on 17 Apr 2013, 06:51

12. recond9 (Posts: 50; Member since: 11 Jan 2013)

Sammy is the best :D
I also love apple and htc and sony and nokia,so no need for thumbs down trolls :)

posted on 16 Apr 2013, 13:59

8. chocolaking (Posts: 495; Member since: 22 May 2012)

Jennifer white is hot!!

posted on 16 Apr 2013, 20:31

11. AamirSIII (banned) (Posts: 187; Member since: 04 Oct 2012)

LOL... simply root ur android device and get some nice custom rom with record option... boom... done! no need to pay for these apps which ALSO (most probably) record ur calls and send them to the developers...(or some part of it at least)

posted on 28 Aug 2013, 13:04

13. msb86 (Posts: 1; Member since: 28 Aug 2013)

Personally, I prefer using TapeACall - no rooting, crystal clear audio recording, no limit on recording quantity/length and very straight forward. They even included a how-to video in app.

posted on 14 Oct 2014, 11:10

15. jackjones55 (Posts: 4; Member since: 14 Oct 2014)

I've tried all of these so-called call recorder apps on my Verizon S4, but none worked. They all use the native API's that everyone else uses. I finally found Total Recall Call Recorder (Search for Total Recall on the play store) which although does require root, records calls beautifully - even when using my BT headset. Only thing I've found that's even close to this is Skvalex Call Recorder, but Total Recall has a better overall feature set.

posted on 22 Oct 2014, 00:09

16. DANIELPAUL (Posts: 2; Member since: 22 Oct 2014)

Currently i am using TotalRecall, Can you suggest me which one is best for Moto G 4.4.4 without any recording issue ?

posted on 13 Nov 2014, 03:01

17. rjkapoor14 (Posts: 3; Member since: 13 Nov 2014)

Can we change record strategy like other android call recorder application in this application ?
For example : Total Recall

posted on 10 Dec 2014, 04:52

19. DANIELPAUL (Posts: 2; Member since: 22 Oct 2014)

You can using same app play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.killermo​bile.totalrecall

posted on 12 Dec 2014, 01:38

20. rjkapoor14 (Posts: 3; Member since: 13 Nov 2014)

Yes, but it doesn't working on my Note 3. :(

posted on 15 Dec 2014, 03:47

21. alinadas132 (Posts: 1; Member since: 12 Dec 2014)

Yes same problem i was faced, so i have searched in some forums and got this answer : Regarding Kit Kat 4.4.2, it breaks call recording due to an Audio Driver bug on many devices. then i have rooted my note 3 and now it works awesome.

posted on 16 Jun 2015, 01:23

25. hardikmer (Posts: 2; Member since: 16 Jun 2015)

Recently I found newly app called Auto Call Recorder, its simply awesome. only the free app where i am getting cloud storage facility. It deserves to be added into this list. Give it a try!!

posted on 04 Dec 2014, 17:12

18. scbiba (Posts: 6; Member since: 04 Dec 2014)

No root needed, Boldbeast Call Recorder records calls perfectly in two directions for Galaxy S4 / Galaxy S3 in the USA/Canada market, for example SCH-I545(Verizon), SCH-I535(Verizon), SGH-I337(ATT), SGH-I747(ATT), SGH-I747M(Rogers), SPH-L710(Sprint), SGH-T999(T-Mobile), SCH-R530C(Cricket). This app is the only solution that works well without root. All other recorders ask you root these phones, otherwise they can only record your voice, the caller's voice can't be recorded.

posted on 16 Mar 2015, 02:10

22. saarav242 (Posts: 1; Member since: 16 Mar 2015)

Can this app works on Note 3 without root ?
Total Recall android call recorder application requires root but i works fine after root.

posted on 02 Apr 2015, 05:42

23. stom70044 (Posts: 1; Member since: 02 Apr 2015)

I have total recall android call recorder app too on Note 3 but it not requires root at all.
And it works fantastic with lollipop.

posted on 20 May 2015, 20:06

24. anon_adderlan (Posts: 5; Member since: 15 Feb 2015)

Total Recall (along with every other call recording app) worked fine without a root on the Jellybean Note 3s I tested (AT&T, T-Mo, Verizon), but needed a root after a friend accidentally updated mine (T-Mo) to Kitkat. Supposedly there's a 'bug' in the update which requires a root to circumvent, which neither T-Mobile nor Samsung are willing or able to fix. They blame Google, and for all I know they may be right.

Total Recall also works without a root on the T-Mo Note 4 with Kitkat (haven't tested the other carriers), but required downloading Google Play Services in addition. There's no guarantee further updates won't disable call recording again however, and in a way a root cannot fix. So my advice is to test call recording in the store before you purchase, and avoid updating afterwards.

Keep in mind that root access gives an app access to EVERYTHING on your device. And while I have no reason NOT to trust the makers of Total Recall, that's still not the same as TRUSTING them, and I'd feel far more comfortable if they didn't have carte blanche to do whatever they want with my device. Honestly, you should be very wary of giving any app full access to your device, especially ones which record phone calls.

[P.S. Haven't updated my review of Total Recall on Google Play yet. A lot has changed since then, and other than some glaring UI issues, it's currently my weapon of choice.]

posted on 16 Jun 2015, 01:51

26. hardikmer (Posts: 2; Member since: 16 Jun 2015)

interesting thread!
Recently I found newly app called Auto Call Recorder, its simply awesome. only the free app where i am getting cloud storage facility. Give it a try!!

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