How to enable screen recording in Android Q Beta 3
Now that Android Q is within the arms of much more customers, due to Google bringing Beta Three to over a dozen non-Pixel devices, quite a lot of people are simply getting acquainted with the brand new options we’ve coated within the first two betas. Sadly, Google additionally made a number of the experimental options, hidden behind “feature flags,” like native display screen recording assist, tougher to entry. So right here’s the right way to allow display screen recording in Android Q Beta 3.
Within the earlier two betas, Google left a lot of Android Q’s experimental options like display screen recording accessible through “feature flags” which may very well be toggled within the Settings app. As of Beta 3, these flags are nonetheless (roughly) out there, however have been faraway from the Settings app.
Fortunately we are able to nonetheless alter Android Q’s flags, together with the display screen recording flag, through ADB in your laptop. So earlier than we get began, ensure you have ADB installed in your laptop. Then merely join your cellphone to your laptop through USB, and run the next command out of your laptop.
adb shell settings put international settings_screenrecord_long_press true
With that full, your cellphone will now have entry to Android Q’s display screen recording characteristic. Identical to in Beta 1, to entry the display screen recording menu, you want to long-press the Energy button, then long-press the Screenshot button there.
This can open a a lot cleaner wanting UI for initiating the recording than we noticed earlier than, asking in order for you your touches to be seen or your microphone audio to be included within the recording. Subsequent, you’ll obtain a warning to not present any delicate knowledge on-screen whereas recording. After these prompts, your display screen recording ought to start, and it may be stopped out of your notification drawer.
Ought to something go improper with the display screen recording characteristic, otherwise you merely need to flip it off, you need to use one other command out of your laptop to return to the default setting.
adb shell settings delete international settings_screenrecord_long_press
We haven’t been capable of take a look at Android Q’s display screen recording characteristic on any non-Pixel units but. So please tell us within the feedback whether or not these directions labored for you.
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