Having the ability to tape-record an iPhone or iPad’s display in addition to audio has actually long been something that a a great deal of iOS device owners have actually wished for. Sadly, it’s always been something that has needed fairly a considerable amount of work to be able to accomplish, such as the necessity to jailbreak or make use of Apple’s AirPlay method.

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The intro of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite made this task a lot simpler with making use of an updated QuickTime app, but that procedure requires your device to be connected to your Mac. So exactly what about those users who don’t want to go through such trouble at all? Then you have the option of installing the Shou screen recorder app, and here comes the very best part: you do not require to jailbreak your device in order to install it.

To obtain working with Shou screen recording app on iOS 7 through to iOS 8.3 – – iOS 8.4 also supported – simply follow these incredibly simple steps.

Step 1: Launch Safari and navigate to the following link: shou.tv/ i

Step 2: As quickly as you open the link on your iOS device, you’ll be presented with a pop-up – – like the one shown listed below in the screenshot – – asking you if you wish to install Shou. Tap on ‘‘ Install.’


Step 3: An icon identified ‘Shou’ will appear on your home screen, tap on it and you’ll be provided with a pop-up asking you if you trust the developer or not. Tap on ‘Trust’


Step 4: As soon as you’re inside the Shou app, you’ll see a ‘ Continue’button – tap on it. This will certainly take you to the App Store to download the free, ‘Shou.TV’ app. This App Store version is the broadcast viewer app. Shou has 2 apps, one for recording/broadcasting that you currently have downloaded from outside App Store in step 2 above, and the second one is live broadcast viewing app which you simply downloaded here.


Step 5: Once the Shou.TV app is done downloading, launch this app. Develop a brand-new account and when you are done, close the app.


Step 6: Next launch the ‘Shou’ recording/broadcasting app. You’ll be presented with two options here – ‘Broadcast’ and ‘Record screen’.

Step 7: Tap on the ‘Record Screen’ button to start screen recording.


Step 8: Press the Home button and you’ll see a red bar on top of screen to verify that the recording procedure is indeed underway. If you desire to end the screen recording, merely launch the Shou app and tap on ‘Stop’.


All of your recordings are conserved in your area and can be accessed in-app by tapping this square button.


While officially iOS 8 users have to go through the rigmarole of recording their device’s screen utilizing a Mac running OS X Yosemite, it’s worth pointing out here that iOS 9 has the capability to tape-record a device’s screen natively – – thanks to the brand-new ReplayKit API – – which will, fairly obviously, make such apps redundant when the final release takes location this fall. Till then, Shou has your back.

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