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How do I record a speech assignment on my mobile device?
How do I record a speech assignment on my mobile device?

How to use your mobile device to complete assignments in the Soomo video recorder

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Written by Alyssa
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If your computer doesn’t have a camera, or you’d just prefer to use your mobile device, you can still record and submit your speech assignments through the Soomo video recorder.

Chrome on Android

To begin recording a video with the Soomo video recorder, tap Start Activity.

Screenshot of the Soomo video recorder on mobile with an arrow pointing to the Start Activity button

Add a title to your video if you’d like, and then tap Continue.

Mobile screenshot of the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Continue button

From there, you have the option to record your video within the Soomo video recorder or to upload a video from your device. For more information on how to upload a video, check out our Help Center article: How do I upload a video to the Soomo video recorder?

To start recording your video, tap Record and then Continue to Recorder.

Mobile screenshot of the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Continue to Recorder button

Pro tip: If you’re recording with the Soomo video recorder for the first time, you may need to allow access to your camera and microphone. If you need help doing so, this article will help walk you through.

Mobile screenshot of a pop-up that says, “<a href="http://www.webtexts.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer">www.webtexts.com</a> wants to use your camera and microphone” with an arrow pointing to Allow

Once your microphone and camera are enabled, you’re ready to record! Tap the Record button when you’d like to begin your recording.

Mobile screenshot of the camera in the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to Record

If you don’t see the Record button, you may need to close the recording instructions by tapping the X near the top right corner of the video recorder.

Mobile screenshot of the Soomo video recorder showing Recording Instructions and an arrow pointing to an X in the top right corner

You can stop your recording at any time by tapping Pause.

Zoomed-in screenshot of a Pause and a Finish button with an arrow pointing to Pause

When you’re done recording, tap Finish.

Zoomed-in screenshot of a Pause and a Finish button with an arrow pointing to Finish

Once you’re finished, you can tap Post to submit your video to your instructor, or tap Delete to move your video to the trash.

Mobile screenshot of the camera in the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to Post and Delete options

Safari on iOS

To begin recording a video with the Soomo video recorder, tap Start Activity.

Screenshot of the Soomo video recorder on mobile with an arrow pointing to the Start Activity button

Add a title to your video if you’d like, and then tap Continue.

Mobile screenshot of the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Continue button

From there, you have the option to record your video within the Soomo video recorder or to upload a video from your device. For more information on how to upload a video, check out our Help Center article: How do I upload a video to the Soomo video recorder?

To start recording your video, tap Record and then Continue to Recorder.

Mobile screenshot of the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to the Continue to Recorder button

Pro tip: If you’re recording with the Soomo video recorder for the first time, you may need to allow access to your camera and microphone. If you need help doing so, this article will help walk you through.

Mobile screenshot of a pop-up that says, “<a href="http://www.webtexts.com" target="_blank" rel="nofollow noopener noreferrer">www.webtexts.com</a> Would Like to Access the Microphone and Camera” with an arrow pointing to Allow

You’re ready to record! Tap the Record button when you’d like to begin your recording.

Mobile screenshot of the camera in the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to Record

If you don’t see the Record button, you may need to close the recording instructions by tapping the X near the top right corner of the video recorder.

Mobile screenshot of the Soomo video recorder showing Recording Instructions and an arrow pointing to an X in the top right corner

You can stop your recording at any time by tapping Pause.

Zoomed-in screenshot of a Pause and a Finish button with an arrow pointing to Pause

When you’re done recording, tap Finish.

Zoomed-in screenshot of a Pause and a Finish button with an arrow pointing to Finish

Once you’re finished, you can tap Post to submit your video to your instructor, or tap Delete to move your video to the trash.

Mobile screenshot of the camera in the Soomo video recorder with an arrow pointing to Post and Delete options

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