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No root needed
In some countries in some phones, the call recording feature of Android 10 is enabled. In this case no root needed, just install Boldbeast Recorder and go, both your voice and the caller's voice are loud and clear in recordings.


No root needed, but special operation needed
In some countries in some phones, the call recording feature of Android 10 is disabled but Boldbeast Recorder can bypass the limits to enable it. Please:
- Confirm you are using Boldbeast Recorder V12.9 or a newer version.
- Tap "Settings - System - Accessibility" in your phone (not in Boldbeast), enable Boldbeast Call Recorder on the screen.
- Tap "Set Default Settings" in Boldbeast Recorder.
Then it works at once, both your voice and the caller's voice are loud and clear in recordings, no root needed.
For example, Android 10 phones like Galaxy S10, Note10 etc in many countries work great this way.


Root needed
In some countries in some phones, the call recording feature of Android 10 is disabled, and Boldbeast Recorder can't bypass the limits to enable the feature again. Your own voice is good but the caller's voice is very weak in recordings. In this case all recorders don't work either for sure, you can test and confirm the fact yourself. To fix the problem root is the ONLY way to go. If you don't root the phone there will be no solution in the whole market without doubt unfortunately. If you root the phone Boldbeast Recorder can fix it perfectly.


Root or not, who decide?
Google disabled the call recording feature in Android 10 by default, so
- If the manufacturer changes nothing, the phone needs root.
- If the manufacturer changes something to enable the call recording feature in a specific market area, the phone doesn't need root.


How to root my phone?
There are more than 10000 Android phones, the root approach is different from phone to phone. Please google "Root AAAA" to know how to root your phone, here AAAA is your phone model, for example "Root Pixel4".


After root the phone
After root the phone, please install Boldbeast Recorder V12.9 or a newer version,
- Tap the item "Call Settings - Fix Recording Issues - Enable Rooted Options" in the app to grant root access to the app.
- Tap "Settings - System - Accessibility" in your phone (not in Boldbeast), enable Boldbeast Call Recorder on the screen.

Then use these settings to record calls:

- Record Mode: 12
- Fix Recording Issues - Tune Audio Route: Group1
- Fix Recording Issues - Change Audio Controls: Yes

(1) For most phones
Using settings above, you can get good recordings at once.

(2) For phones that have the Samsung Exynos chipset, Huawei Kirin chipset or MTK chipset inside
Please
- click the item "Call Settings - Fix Recording Issues - Install CallRecordingFix Module" in the app.
- use Magisk Manager to install the CallRecordingFix module.
- reboot the phone.
Using settings above, now you can get good recordings at once.

(3) Some third-party ROMs
Some third-party ROMs have bugs inside, all other recorders can't record the caller's voice even if you have rooted the phone. Please
- click the item "Call Settings - Fix Recording Issues - Install CallRecordingFix Module" in the app.
- use Magisk Manager to install the CallRecordingFix module.
- reboot the phone.
- enable the "Fix Recording Issues - Start Input Stream" option in the app.
Using settings above, now you can get good recordings at once.

In theory Boldbeast Recorder can fix call recording issues for all Android 10 phones in the market, no matter what phone model you are using, no matter what country you are in. Both your voice and the caller's voice are crystal clear.

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When you tap "Settings - System - Accessibility" to enable the Boldbeast Call Recorder accessibility service, the system will display a message "Boldbeast Recorder will observe text that you type includes personal data such as credit card numbers and passwords". Actually Boldbeast Recorder will not observe any text that you type. The app just needs the accessibility service being enabled to bypass call recording limits set by Android 10.

The accessibility service is the key to bypass the limit added by Google. You must enable it, otherwise your recordings will be totally silent.

Some users asked, "But, who knows the app is not really observing my text and stealing my data"?
(1) The app is publicly published, every Android software engineer and safe specialist can reverse engineer it and check it.
(2) Boldbeast Software Inc. is a Canada company. Canada has strict laws related to privacy. If we steal users' data, we'll be put in prison.
No, we don't hurt users, we don't hurt ourselves, we don't do bad things.

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If you have rooted your phone, you can also use the following Alsa settings to record calls:
- Record Mode: Alsa
- File Sampling Rate: Auto
- Alsa Device: Device0
- Alsa Bits: 16 Bits
- Alsa Channels: Auto
- Alsa Sampling Rate: Auto
- Fix Recording Issues - Tune Audio Route: Group1
- Fix Recording Issues - Change Audio Controls: Yes
- Fix Recording Issues - Start Input Stream: Yes (some phones), No (some phones), Invisible (some phones)

Because of using the Alsa Record Mode,
- No need to enable the accessibility service above.
- Need to disable OK Google, otherwise the Alsa record engine fails to record calls because of conflicts. See [001] in this page http://www.boldbeast.com/android/call_r … oting.html to know how to disable OK Google.

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Android 9 Pie call recording: Android 9 Pie call recording

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So does this now work as I will update to Android 10 on my P30 Pro if it does?

Can anyone confirm it's fully working.

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Here are some feedback from users:

1) By using settings said in the post #1 "No root needed, but special operation needed" section above,
- A USA T-Mobile user told me, Galaxy S10 SM-G975U Android 10 works great, no root needed.
- A Canada Telus user told me, Galaxy S10 SM-G975W Android 10 works great, no root needed.
- A Russia Megafon user told me, Galaxy S10 SM-G975F Android 10 works great, no root needed.
- A South East Europe user told me, Galaxy S10 SM-G973F Android 10 can only record his own voice, the caller's voice is weak in recordings. In this case root is needed to completely fix it.

2) If they don't use settings said above, recordings are totally silent.

So Galaxy S10 Android 10 works great in some countries (for example USA, Canada, Russia etc), no root needed. But works bad in other countries (for example South East Europe), in this case root is needed. Most Android 10 phones are in the same situation - a specific phone works good in some countries but bad in other countries. Manufacturers usually enable or disable the call recording feature by market areas intentionally.

We have no feedback from users about Huawei P30 Pro Android 10 so far.

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boldbeast wrote:

No root needed, but special operation needed
In some countries in some phones, the call recording feature of Android 10 is disabled but Boldbeast Recorder can bypass the limits to enable it. Please:
- Confirm you are using Boldbeast Recorder V12.9 or a newer version.
- Tap "Settings - System - Accessibility" in your phone (not in Boldbeast), enable Boldbeast Call Recorder on the screen.
- Tap "Set Default Settings" in Boldbeast Recorder.
Then it works at once, both your voice and the caller's voice are loud and clear in recordings, no root needed.
For example, Android 10 phones like Galaxy S10 etc works great this way.

Hello!
I can surely confirm that this operation works for the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ with Android 10 (SM-N975F, Exynos, with this firmware):

Version: Android 10
Changelist: 17459961
Build date:    Tue, 10 Dec 2019 08:36:18 +0000
Security Patch Level:    2019-12-01
Product code: ARO
PDA:    N975FXXU1BSL7
CSC:    N975FOWO1BSL7

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IroN wrote:

Hello!
I can surely confirm that this operation works for the Samsung Galaxy Note10+ with Android 10 (SM-N975F, Exynos, with this firmware):

Version: Android 10
Changelist: 17459961
Build date:    Tue, 10 Dec 2019 08:36:18 +0000
Security Patch Level:    2019-12-01
Product code: ARO
PDA:    N975FXXU1BSL7
CSC:    N975FOWO1BSL7

Thanks for sharing the information, and glad it works.

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How about contact names in Android 10? Are they visible or we get "Unknown" for all calls?

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Qrzysio wrote:

How about contact names in Android 10? Are they visible or we get "Unknown" for all calls?

Please install Boldbeast Recorder from https://www.boldbeast.com/android/call_recorder.html directly to overwrite the version in your phone, at once the phone number and contact name will be saved and displayed.
Why? Please see [007] in this page http://www.boldbeast.com/android/call_r … oting.html to know the reason.
Don't uninstall the app then reinstall it. Instead please install and overwrite it directly, so that all your settings and recordings will remain unchanged.