Software & Apps Apps The 6 Best Call Recorders for Your Android Record a call on your Android simply and easily By Karen Marcus Writer Karen Marcus is a former Lifewire writer who has also written for companies like HP, Intel, IBM, Samsung, and others. our editorial process Twitter LinkedIn Karen Marcus Updated February 27, 2019 mapodile / Getty Images Apps Best Apps Tweet Share Email Recording a call can end any dispute over what was said. Use the following apps to record a call on Android-based devices. Before using any call recorder, be sure to check laws about making phone recordings in your country or state. Some places require you to reveal to the other party that the call is being recorded, while others don’t. Because of privacy concerns, Android 9.0 Pie doesn't allow call recording without first rooting your Android device. If call recording is important for you, hold on to your device that uses 6.0 Marshmallow or earlier, or play your calls on speaker and use an external recording device. Many of these apps have similar names, so use the links or pay attention to the minor differences when searching for them on Google Play. 01 of 06 Automatic Call Recorder What We Like Syncs with Dropbox or Google Drive Limits the amount of memory it uses Option to preselect which contacts to record What We Don't Like Recording doesn’t work with certain handsets This app allows you to record calls, but only those you choose. After recording, you can share the file, or upload to Dropbox or Google Drive (Android 3.0 and above). Then, later, search by contact name, note, or phone number. Use for free, or upgrade to Pro for additional features. Free for the basic version or a paid-for Pro version. Use the handy call notes feature to remind yourself about details of the call. 02 of 06 Call Recorder - ACR What We Like Allows you to group and organize recordings Deletes old recordings to make room for new Supports a variety of file formats What We Don't Like May not work on some Android devices Another Call Recorder (ACR) enables you to “set it and forget it” by recording all calls automatically. The Pro version supports uploading files to several cloud storage applications, including Dropbox, Google Drive, and OneDrive. Use them to store call recordings, or send files via email. Free for the basic version, or a paid Pro version. 03 of 06 Call Recorder by lovekara What We Like Simple interface Organizing capability Clear recordings What We Don't Like No cloud integration Use this app to record both incoming and outgoing calls automatically (no need to manually start and stop the operation). Then save the recording files in MP3 format on your phone, or on an SD card. You can organize the files by time, name, or date, and playback recordings any time. Free to download. Choose a recording from the list, then use the action buttons to save or share. 04 of 06 Cube Call Recorder What We Like Free with no ads High quality recordings Security feature to keep recordings private What We Don't Like Recording from apps (e.g. Skype) doesn’t work on all devices Use this app to record not just incoming and outgoing calls with your phone, but also from a variety of apps you may have installed, including Skype, Viber, WhatsApp, Hangouts, Facebook, IMO, Line, Slack, and Telegram. Include specific contacts to automatically record, or exclude those you don’t need. Syncs with Google Drive. Free to download. 05 of 06 Super Call Recorder What We Like User-friendly interface Easy to use Easy to play back recordings What We Don't Like Some users report recording quality issues Like some of the others listed here, this app allows you to record incoming and outgoing calls automatically. Once you have the recordings, you can listen to them right from the app, store them on an SD card, or send them to others using third-party apps. It’s supported on Android phones version 2.1 and above. Free to download. 06 of 06 Call Recorder by Green Apple Studio What We Like Compatible with several storage services Easily choose the recording source Organizational features What We Don't Like Some users report problems hearing one person talking Highly rated by users, this app allows you to record the incoming and outgoing calls you want, add notes to recordings, and save them to an SD card or the cloud. Organize recordings by time, name, or date. Recordings are password protected. Free for the basic version, or a paid Pro version.