How To Install Pixel 4 Voice Recorder App on Any Android Device

iPhone has had a native voice recorder app for ages and finally Android is catching up with its rival. In line with recent leaks, Pixel 4 is coming with a native voice recorder app and a built-in screen recorder. While the screen recorder will be available as a system feature on Pixel 4, the voice recorder app is available right now and it works on any Android device. The good part about having a first-party voice recorder is that you no longer have to rely on shady voice recorder apps from the Play Store. With that said, here is how you can install the Pixel 4 voice recorder app on any Android device.

Install Pixel 4 Voice Recorder App

Before we begin, keep in mind, the Pixel 4 recorder app works with Android Pie and above. Also, on Android 10, it’s using scoped storage to better protect your recording from third-party apps having storage permission. Having said that, here are the steps to follow.

1. APKMirror has already hosted the upcoming Recorder app from Pixel 4. Just grab the APK from this link and install it on your Android device.

2. It may ask your permission before installing apps from a third-party source. Tap on Settings and allow it to proceed with the installation.

Install Pixel 4 Voice Recorder App

3. After that, open the app and you are done. You can start, pause and resume a recording and once it’s saved, you can replay the audio right from the app.

Install Pixel 4 Voice Recorder App

Install Pixel 4 Voice Recorder App on Your Android Device

So that was our quick guide on how to install the Pixel 4 voice recorder on your Android device. As we can see, the steps are quite simple and straightforward. All you have to do is download the APK file and allow necessary permissions. Anyway, that is all from us. Stay tuned with us for more Pixel 4 features.


How To Use Recorder App In Pixel 4

You can record and save audio, turn your speech into searchable words on your screen, and search through recorded audio files. The Recorder app works on Pixel 4, 3a, 3, and 2 phones.

Transcriptions, and searches within recordings, are available in English only.

Create or delete a recording

  1. On your phone, open the Recorder app Recorder app.
  2. Tap Record Record.
    • Your phone will record, even if the screen goes to sleep.
    • While recording, you’ll see a “Currently recording” message in your notifications.
  3. When you’re done, tap Pause Pause.
  4. Tap Save or Delete.

Tip: To name a recording, tap Add title.

Search within recordings or read transcripts

You can search for words, phrases, or sounds, like music or applause. You can also find the exact time the word was spoken, or sound occurred.

  • To search within a recording, tap Search Search.
  • To read the transcript of a recording, tap the recording. Near the bottom, tap Transcript.

Share, save, or back up your recordings

All your recordings stay in your Pixel phone, unless you share the files with someone, or save them elsewhere, like in Google Drive.

To share or save a recording:

  1. On your phone, open the Recorder app Recorder app.
  2. Touch and hold a recording.
  3. At the top right, tap Share Share.
  4. Choose whether to share or save the recording as an audio file, text file, or both.
  5. Choose an app.
    • To save the recording, tap a file storage app, like Google Drive.

Follow local rules when recording

Many places have rules or laws that prohibit or limit the recording of audio. These places could also decide whether you must get consent from others or the property owner before recording. Make sure to follow all applicable rules and laws, and get permission from others before recording them. Do not record copyrighted materials without permission.

Here are the 10 best voice recorder apps for Android

  • Easy Voice Recorder. …
  • Smart Voice Recorder. …
  • ASR Voice Recorder. …
  • RecForge II. …
  • Hi-Q MP3 Voice Recorder. …
  • Voice Recorder – Audio Editor. …
  • Cogi – Notes & Voice Recorder. …
  • Call Recorder.
Saksham Bhargava
Saksham Bhargava
Saksham is a tech enthusiast who loves talking about new gadgets and innovations. He loves travelling, particularly to places not frequented by tourists. In his free time, you will find Saksham beating the phone at PUBG Mobile or streaming new highly-rated TV series.


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