Enable Call Recorder on any OnePlus Device [Android 12]

In this guide, we will show you the steps to enable the built-in call recorder on your OnePlus device. The OxygenOS is perhaps the most feature enriched Android skin out there. One on hand, it had made sure that it doesn’t end up bloated with tons of apps, on the other hand, though, it still manages to checkmark most of the prerequisites. However, there has been this long-standing complaint about the missing call recording functionality.

enable call recorder oneplus
Call Recording OnePlus Android 12

Well, not many might be aware but most of the OnePlus devices have this feature built-in. But the OEM has disabled it by default, owing to the legal complications involved. In many countries, it is illegal to record a call. Hence the company decided to play a safe game by incorporating the feature but keeping it disabled at the same. Doing so, it is a win-win for both parties. So if you are interested in knowing the instructions to enable the native call recorder on your OnePlus device, then this guide shall help you out. Follow along.

enable call recorder oneplus
Saved Call Recording Location in OnePlus Android 12

How to Enable Call Recorder on any OnePlus Device

enable call recorder oneplus

There are five different methods of carrying out the aforementioned task. Two are the non-root methods, whereas the other three require root. You may try out the one that meets your requirements. Check for the legality of this feature in your region and proceed ahead only if you are authorized to do so.

Method 1: Enable Call Recording on OnePlus via ADB Command (Non-Root)

  1. To begin with, download and install the Android SDK Platform Tools on your PC.
  2. Then enable USB Debugging on your device as well. For that, go to Settings > About Phone > Tap on Build Number 7 times > Go back to Settings > System > Developer Options > Enable USB Debugging and OEM Unlocking.
    enable usb debugging Remove Black Bottom Bar on Android Keyboard
  3. Now connect your device to the PC via USB cable.
  4. Head over to the platform-tools folder, type in CMD in the address bar, and hit Enter. This will launch the Command Prompt.
    command-prompt-inside-adb
  5. Finally, execute the ADB below command to enable the call recorder on your OnePlus device:
    adb shell settings put global op_voice_recording_supported_by_mcc 1

    enable call recorder oneplus adb commands no root

  6. If you get a prompt on your device, make sure to tap Allow. With this, the call recording has been enabled, but at this stage, it is still temporary and wouldn’t be able to survive a reboot.
  7. So to make the Call Recording a permanent feature on your device, head over to the Play Store and install the jOnePlus Tools app.
  8. Then execute the below commands in the CMD window to give the app the required permission to force start the call recording feature:
    adb shell pm grant net.jroot3d.joneplustools android.permission.WRITE_SECURE_SETTINGS

    enable-oneplus-call-recorder-via-jOnePlus-Tools-app

  9. On Android 12+/OxygenOS 12+ versions, you might get the “Exception occurred while executing grant” error after executing the above command. So refer to this guide to fix it.
  10. Moving on, now launch the app, expand the Call Recorder Settings and enable the Call Recorder and the Call Recorder Service toggles.
    enable call recording in oneplus without root
  11. That’s it. You have now successfully enabled the Call Recorder feature on your OnePlus device which shall survive after a reboot as well.

Method 2: Enable Call Recording on OnePlus Using OnePlus Dialer APK

[This workaround only works on Indian firmware]

  1. Download and install this OnePlus Dialer APK onto your device.
  2. Then go to Settings > Apps > Default Apps > Phone app.enable call recorder oneplus
  3. Now select the Contacts app that you have just installed.
  4. Once done, launch the OnePlus Dialer app and go to Settings.
  5. Then go to Call recording and customize the settings accordingly.enable call recorder oneplus
  6. After that, download and exract the Android SDK Platform Tools on your PC.
  7. Then enable USB Debugging on your device and connect it to PC via USB cable.
    enable call recorder oneplus
  8. Then Command Prompt inside the platform-tools folder.
    command-prompt-inside-adb
  9. Finally, execute the ADB below command to enable the call recorder on your OnePlus device:
    adb shell settings put global op_voice_recording_supported_by_mcc 1

    enable call recorder oneplus

  10. If you get a prompt on your device, make sure to tap Allow.That’s it.enable call recorder oneplus

Method 3: Enable Call Recording on OnePlus Using Phone_InCallUI.apk

  1. To begin with, download and install this Phone Dialer app: Phone_InCallUI.apk.
  2. After that,  go to Settings > Apps > Display over other apps.enable call recorder oneplus
  3. Then select the Phone app from the list and select Always.
  4. Now carry out the entire steps listed in Method 1 [ADB Commands].enable-oneplus-call-recorder-via-jOnePlus-Tools-app
  5. Once done, call anyone and you might see the OnePlus Dialer app being replaced by Google Dialer.
  6. In that case, bring up the Notification Panel from the top and then select the OnePlus Dialer app.
  7. Your call will now switch to the OnePlus Dialer app and you could then easily record the call.

Method 4: Enable Call Recording on OnePlus via Magisk Module (Root)

  1. To begin with, download the given Magisk Module and send it to your device: EnableOOSNativeCallRecording-Magisk.ZIP
  2. Then launch the Magisk App and tap on the Modules icon situated at the bottom right.
  3. After that, tap on the Install from Storage button situated at the top.
    enable call recorder oneplus magisk module
  4. Browse to the downloaded Magisk ZIP file and select it.
  5. The flashing will now begin and could take a few seconds.
  6. Once done, tap on the Restart button that appears at the bottom right.
  7. Once your device reboots, the module will be active and you could now easily record calls.

So these were the steps to enable the call recorder on your OnePlus device using a Magisk module. While it requires a rooted device, but it is able to survive every reboot.

Method 5: Enable Call Recording on OnePlus via TWRP (Non-Root)

This device doesn’t require a rooted device, but it does require you to have the TWRP Recovery installed [Read: How to Install TWRP Recovery on Android, including A/B devices].

  1. So if you checkmark this requirement, then download the flashable ZIP module and transfer it to your device: Enable-OOS-Native-Call-Recording-Flashable.zip
  2. Now boot your device to TWRP. You may do so via hardware key combination or using the below command (inside the CMD window that is opened in the platform-tools folder).
    adb reboot recovery

    enable call recorder oneplus using twrp

  3. Once your device reboots to TWRP, go to Install, select the flashable ZIP file and perform a right swipe to flash it.
  4. You may now reboot the device to the OS. For that, go to Reboot and select System.

With this, you have successfully enabled Call Recording on your OnePlus device. While it does require an unlocked bootloader and a custom recovery installed, but it is also able to survive a reboot.

Method 6: Enable Call Recording on OnePlus via Tasker (Root)

  1. To begin with, download and install the Tasker app on your device.
  2. Then download the required XML profile: EnableOOSNativeCallRecordingv2.prf.xml 
  3. Now launch the Tasker, give it the required SuperUser permission.
    enable call recorder oneplus tasker
  4. Finally, import the above XML files as a profile. If you are unable to do so, then go to your File Explorer app, select the XML file and open it via the Tasker app. Then just follow the instructions and the profile will be imported.
  5. This method does require a rooted device, but it is able to survive a reboot without any issues.

Method 7: Enable Call Recording on OnePlus via APK (Root)

  1. Download and install the given APK: EnableOOSNativeCallRecording v2.0.apk.
  2. Now launch the app and grant it the Magisk request.
    enable call recorder oneplus apk
  3. That’s it, the task stands complete. While this is perhaps the easiest method and it survives a reboot as well, but sometimes it just refuses to work.

So this was all from this guide on how to enable call recorder on OnePlus devices. We have shared five different methods for the same, do let us know in the comments which one spelled out success for you.


Share: