How to Record Android Screens (Video)

August 3rd, 2014

Starting with KitKat (Android 4.4) you can record screens as video.

Start recording Android

adb shell screenrecord /sdcard/record.mp4

Stop recording

Press Ctrl-C to stop.

Copy movie to your desktop / laptop

adb pull /sdcard/record.mp4

Replace record with any filename you choose.

Note: Screen recording is limited to a maximum of 3 minutes at a time.

How to take individual screenshots in android

Individual screenshots can be taken by pressing the power button and down-volume button at the same time. You should find the snapshots in Gallery. You can similarly pull them to your desktop.

We are using the same techniques to create video for Relaso One, so I thought I should share with you :)

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