How to record iPhone and iPad screen video on Mac (iOS 8, OS X screencast tutorial)

So you are one of the lucky souls that are fully immersed in the Apple ecosystem, owning an iPhone and a Mac, and enjoying all the synergies that come with it. But how do you get the damn iPhone screen recorded on video?

Your fellow Windows users would have to buy third-party apps and do some fairly elaborate tricks to make this happen, so aren't you - as a Mac user - supposed to have it work easier?

The answer is yes, you are, and it only takes a few simple steps to get your iPhone screen video recorded on a Mac using nothing but the free QuickTime player that comes pre-installed on Apple's OS X machines. All it takes is a Lightning cable, both the Mac/Macbook and iPhone alongside, and a few minutes of your time. Take a look at how it's done right below.


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