This tutorial describes how to set up Acrobits Softphone or Groundwire to record phone calls on smartphones.
$7/$10 for the app, plus VoIP number and connection fees
- separate tracks for incoming and outgoing audio
- option to automatically record all calls
- can’t record regular phone calls
- account with VoIP/SIP provider necessary
- needs stable mobile data connection or Wifi
Configure VoIP account
When you first open the app, you need to configure an account with a Voice over IP provider. If you don’t have one, you need to go to a provider’s website and sign up, e.g.:
These offer cheap rates and a wide array of phone numbers.
Once you have your account configured in Groundwire or Acrobits Softphone, go to Keypad > > Preferences > Call Recording and turn on Multichannel
You can configure to have your recordings sent to your email, but if the files get big, you can also access them from the History tab. You’ll see a little answering machine symbol on the left, if the call has a recording. You can access it by clicking on the on the right.
Clicking on the next to the recording again gives you sharing options like AirDrop on iOS. Note: Behind the AirDrop option you’ll find much more than just AirDrop. You’ll get the standard sharing options including saving the file to iCloud or other file sharing services.