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How to Record Duo Call with Audio on PC, Mac and Mobile

Can you record Duo calls? How to record Google Duo calls with audio? Here're the easiest ways to record Duo video calls with available Duo screen recorders.

Google released Google Duo in 2016, a VoIP and videotelephony service that allows users to make and receive video and audio calls with end-to-end encryption on iOS, Android and web browsers. It quickly become a popular solution for remote work and communication. In 2022, Google announced an end of the service and merged it into Google Meet. Regardless of this big change, you can still find there are many Google Duo users who are seeking for an answer or solution about the service, for example, "Can you record Duo calls?", "How to record Duo call?", etc.

How to Record Duo Call

Here, we focus on Google duo video call recording and introduce the easiest ways of how to record a Duo video call with audio on different devices. What's more, the best Duo screen recorders will be recommended to you.

How to Record Duo Video Call on Windows?

In terms of the best Duo screen recorder for Windows in the market, iTop Screen Recorder is today's first choice. It is designed to offer an easy and quick way to capture both video and audio call on your PC while keeping original quality. Also, you can record any Duo calls secretly, no notification or permission.

The screen recorder boasts awesome features and performance enabling you to enjoy the best experience to record Duo video and audio calls. 

Record Duo Video Calls Without Quality Loss: iTop Screen Recorder can help you capture Google Duo video call with no quality loss through screen recording mode. You can choose to only screen record the Duo video call window without any other unnecessary part. And, you can adjust recording resolution, from 1080p to 2K, 4K for getting better image result. 

Record Duo Audio Call Only: iTop Screen Recorder has an audio recording mode that helps you to record audio call as a MP3 file. It also offers a denoiser to remove background noise from audio recording so that you can record the sound clearly. 

Record Duo Video/Audio Calls Without Lagging: iTop Screen Recorder takes full advantage of hardware acceleration to optimize recording process. You can record the video call and complete other tasks with no lagging or shuttering. 

Post-production of Duo Video/Audio Call Recordings: On one hand, iTop Screen Recorder uses a video compressor to reduce video file size for sharing via email or messaging app. On the other hand, it also builds in a video editor to cut, crop, merge, split Duo call recordings. Also, you can add text, image, sticker etc., to recording files. 

Step-by-step tutorial for how to record Duo video call:

Step 1. Download and install the Duo screen recorder on your PC. It is fully compatible with Windows 11, 10, 8 and 7.

Step 2. Launch iTop Screen Recorder.

  • Go to Record > Screen to access screen recording mode to record Duo video call. 
  • Select recording area. You can record part of screen, full screen or only the video call window.
  • Turn on Speaker to record Duo video call with audio. You can also capture microphone or webcam if necessary.
  • Click REC button to start recording.

Record Duo Video Call

  • Go to Record > Only Audio to access audio recording mode to record Google Duo audio call.
  • Turn to Speaker and adjust Voice Tone.
  • Click REC to start recording.

Record Duo Audio Call

Step 3. After 3-second countdown, the screen recorder will automatically start recording. And, a mini control bar appears. Click the Done (the red square-shaped) button to stop recording. All the recording files will be saved to Files > Video/Audio. From here, you can play, edit, or upload the Duo call recordings at one stop.

Also Read: How to Record Google Meet on Laptop >>

How to Record a Google Duo Call on Mac?

iTop Screen Recorder is temporarily exclusive to record Duo call on Windows. But fortunately, Mac computers come with a pre-installed app called QuickTime Player that can accomplish the task to do a Duo record on Mac. You don't need to install any third-party software. Although QuickTime shares one notorious problem - won't capture system sound for users (which can be supplemented by SoundFlower though), it is still the first thought of most Mac users.

How to record a Duo video call on macOS using QuickTime Player?

Step 1. Open QuickTime Player from Finder > Application folder.

Step 2. Choose File > New Screen Recording at the top menu bar.

Step 3. Click the down arrow beside the recording button to change recording settings.

Step 4. Start a Duo video call on the web.

Step 5. Stop recording by pressing Command + Control + ESC keys.

QuickTime Records Duo Call

QuickTime Player will automatically save your recording to the desktop and open it. You can use the QuickTime Player to edit or share the recording.

Except for recording Google Duo video calls, you can also record Zoom meeting without permission with the screen recorder for PC.

How to Record Duo Call on Android/iPhone?

The guide on how to record Duo video call on a PC is more suitable for people sitting in the workplace to note down important details about working. However, if you need to go somewhere and happen to pick up a Duo call, In this case, using a mobile Duo screen recorder to make a copy of your phone call - be it a video call or audio call is essential. Here we provide you with two freeways that actually work for both Android and iOS users. Let's take a look.

How to Record a Duo Video Call on Android with Audio?

How to record Google Duo video call with a voice on an Android phone then? Similar to iOS, Android phones have a built-in screen recording function as well. Please be aware that your device needs to be running Android 11 or newer to be able to use the default screen recorder, carrying out to record Duo call.

4 Steps to record Google Duo video call on android with audio:

Step 1. Swipe down from the top of the screen to access Quick Settings.

Step 2. Tap Screen Record. If you don't see it the first time you use it, tap the pencil icon (or open settings) and set up the screen recorder icon in the Quick Settings panel.

iOS Screen Recorder Records Duo Call

Step 3. Move the button to the right if you want to record Duo call with Microphone audio.

Step 4. Tap Start to proceed and stop recording by swiping down from the top of the screen and tapping "Tap to stop".

How to Record Google Duo Video Call on iPhone for Free?

Thankfully, iPhones have a built-in function to help you do a Google Duo call record. No need to download a recording app from App Store.  It can be easily accessed from the Control Center and record the whole screen of your iPhone. This method, however, could have some problems in capturing the sounds from your call. This problem varies from device to device, so you'd better try and examine it at the beginning.

How to record Google Duo video call on iPhone:

Step 1. With iOS 14 or later, swipe down the right top corner of your screen (or swipe up your screen from the bottom if you have iOS 13 or earlier) to open Control Center.

Step 2. Tap and hold the grey nested dots and tap Microphone if you need to record the screen call with audio.

Record Duo Call with iOS Recorder

Step 3. Tap "Start Recording" and wait for the three-second countdown.

Step 4. Start your Google Duo video call and stop the recording by tapping the red bar on the top of your screen and tapping "Stop".


Google Duo, as a video chatting app just like Apple's FaceTime, adds a lot of fun to your video meeting with other people. Using a desktop recorder to record Duo call on a PC is a wise decision. The video will be of higher quality - the talking heads and other objects in the video will look crystal clear. Also, the recording will be less likely to be interrupted on a computer than on a mobile. You might experience such an annoying situation that the recording is possibly cut off by unexpected phone calls when you are recording your phone screen. What's more, you can record screen Windows 10 and save long videos on a computer - otherwise, the storage capacity on your mobile probably will restrain your video length. If you are a Windows user and want to record Google Duo calls, try iTop Screen Recorder for free and get a wonderful recording.

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