Is it possible to hide the call recording notification in the status bar while the call is being recorded on Android smartphones?

Is it possible to hide the call recording notification in the status bar while the call is being recorded on Android smartphones

Whether saving proof for a prank call or recording valuable information of a certain thing which is easily forgettable, sometimes we used the call recording feature of the smartphone. However, when you start recording the call, you will see a red notification appear on your screen, and your phone will deliver a voice message that says, “This call is being recorded.”

If you don’t want to be in this situation, you should know that “Is it possible to hide the call recording notification in the status bar while the call is being recorded on Android smartphones?”. Well, the question has two answers. One is no if you use the default settings of your phone application.

But the answer becomes yes if you simply turn off the notification of call recording from the settings application on your smartphone. However, there is still a red light in the notification panel. You can use third-party software to get rid of the notification in the status bar when the call is being recorded.

How to hide the call recording notification in the status bar while the call is being recorded on Android smartphones?

There are multiple ways to hide the call recording notification in the status bar when the call is being recorded on an Android smartphone. The processes are described below.

By changing the icon of the call recording in the notification panel,

You can change the icon of the call recording notification and add a new icon that doesn’t bother you as well as looks good on your notification panel. To do it

  • First, open your app list and look for the “Settings” application.
  • It has a gear-looking icon, so look for it.
  • You can also search for it in your app’s search list.
  • When you get that application, click on it to open it.
  • In the top right corner of the “Settings” application, there will be a search option; click on it to open it.
  • Type “App” in the search box and press on the search icon to search.
  • When the contextual menu for “App” has appeared on the screen, click on it and look for the “Call Recorder”.
  • Now you have to click on the “Interface” section.
  • Select a new icon for the call recorder, which will show up in the notification panel.
  • Press DONE.

The circular recording icon will no longer bother you, and you will be less aware of its presence.

By completely hiding the call recording icon from the notification panel

If you do not want any icons in the notification panel that will bother you while recording calls, you can just simply hide the call recording notification. To do it,

  • Again, go to the “Settings” application.
  • Click on the search icon.
  • A search box will appear on your Android phone screen. Type “App” there.
  • All the application settings will appear on your screen. Look for the “Call recording” application settings there.
  • When you get that option, click on it to open it.
  • Now look for the “Permission” option.
  • When you get it, press on it to open it.
  • After that, click on the “Notification” settings.
  • You will see a switch in that panel.
  • Toggle it to the left side to disable the nonfiction of call recording.

However, you must enable the option of running the call recording application in the background all the time. If you don’t enable it, the call recording can get stopped in the middle of a phone conversation.

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Using the TTS LEXX app to turn off the call recording notification

If there is a notification like if this call is now being recorded, you can disable it. However, this process is only applied when you use Google Dialer to record a conversation. The process is described below.

Downloading and installing the TTS LEXX APP

  • First, go to the web browser and look for the search box.
  • When you get the search box, click on it to open it.
  • In that box, type in “TTS Lex App.”
  • Then search for it in the browser.
  • When the official site for this app appears on your screen, open it and look for the download option.
  • After that, click on the download button to download that app and install it.

Starting the appropriate settings to disable the notification

When the installation is completed, go to your app list and look for the Settings application.

This application has a gear-looking icon.

When you get that icon, click on it to open it.

At the top of the Settings application, there should be a search option; click on it.

Type “Text to Speech” in the search box and click on the search option to conduct a search.

When this option appears on your screen, look for the “Preferred engine” tab.

When you get that tab, click on it and select “TTSLexx”.

Now click on the search box and type “app” there.

When the apps’ settings appear on your screen, look for the “Call Recording” app there.

If you get that app, click on it and select “Clear Data.”

Now if you use the Google dialer to record a conversion, it won’t show any record warning.

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Using the ACR phone dialer to disable the call recording feature

If the above process doesn’t work for you, use the ACR phone dialer as the default phone calling app. You can use this app to call someone as well as record this phone call without providing any notification. The process is described below.

To begin, open a web browser and look for a search box.

Click on it when you see it to open the search box.

Type “ACR phone dialer” into that area.

Then use your browser to look for it.

Open the official site for this program and look for the download option when it shows up on your screen.

Then, to download and install that program, click the download icon.

Now open the app list on your Android phone and click on the ACR phone dialer app icon to open it.

It may ask for some permission, so you have to grant it all.

Now select this app as the default phone dialer app.

You can now call someone with this dialer app and record the conversation without any kind of notification.

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Using the OnePlus dialer APK to deactivate notifications on the OnePlus phone

If you are a one-plus user, you can easily hide the notification that this call is being recorded. To do it,

Downloading and installing OnePlus Dialer

First, go to the web browser and click on the search bar.

Type “OnePlus Dialer” in the search box and click on the search icon to conduct a search.

Many web results will appear on your screen. Look for the OnePlus official website there.

Click on that website when you find it and download the OnePlus Dialer APK.

Now click on the downloaded file and choose “Install” there.

Your phone may ask you to turn on the “Install apps from unknown sources” option.

Make sure you have enabled it.

Now you need to click on the app’s icon to open it.

It may ask for some permissions, and you need to grant them all.

 

Making the OnePlus Dialer APK the default dialer app

Now go to the settings of your OnePlus phone.

On the top right, there will be a search option. Click on it.

In the search box, type “App” and click on the search option to initiate a search.

All the app settings will appear on your screen.

Choose “Default Apps” there.

Now you need to select the One Plus Dialer app as your default phone app.

 

Activating call recording in that app

After that, go to the phone application on your OnePlus phone.

There will be three vertical dots at the top of that application. Click on these dots.

Now look for the “Call recording” option there.

When you get that option, click on the toggle bar to enable it.

Now you can record any phone conversation without any notification.

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How to stop call recording notification in Oppo

Normally, on all phones, call recording gives notification. Oppo also sends notifications when calls are recorded. You can turn off this notification on your phone. To do it,

Downloading and installing Oppo Dialer

First, open a web browser and click on the search box.

To perform a search, type “Oppo Dialer” in the search field and click the search button.

On your screen, you’ll see a lot of online results. There should be a link to the official Oppo website there.

When you get it, go to that page and download the Oppo Dialer APK.

Now, right-click on the downloaded file and choose “Install.”

It’s possible that your phone may prompt you to enable “Install applications from unknown sources.”

Check to see whether it’s turned on.

To launch the app, you must first click on its icon.

Some permissions may be requested, and you must allow all of them.

 

Making the Oppo Dialer APK the default dialer app

Now navigate to your Oppo phone’s settings.

There will be a search option in the upper right corner. Select it by clicking on it.

To start a search, put “App” into the search box and select the search option.

On your screen, you’ll see all of the app’s options.

There, choose “Default Apps.”

The Oppo Dialer app must now be set as your primary phone app.

 

Activating call recording in that app

Then, on your Oppo phone, navigate to the phone application.

At the top of that application, there will be three vertical dots.

Toggle between these dots.

There should now be a “call recording” option there.

When that option appears, click the toggle bar to activate it.

You may now record and hear phone call without being notified.

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How can I record a phone conversation without notification?

Normally, you can’t record a phone conversation without notification. Don’t be disappointed; there is an alternative way to record a phone conversation without notification. To do it,

Installing the “True Phone app” on your phone

First, launch the Google Play store and click on the address bar.

To search, put “True Phone app” into the search box and press the search button.

You’ll notice a lot of app results on your screen; look for the “True Phone app” there.

Click on that app and install the “True Phone app” once you have it.

It’s conceivable that your phone may ask you to turn on “Install apps from unknown sources.”

Check to see whether it’s switched on.

You must first click on the app’s icon to start it.

There you may be asked for certain permissions, and you must grant all of them.

Activating the “True Phone App” on your phone

Then go to the phone app on your Android phone.

Three vertical dots will appear at the top of that application.

Click on these dots to open the settings of the phone application.

You will see there are a lot of options.

A “call recording” option should now also be available there.

Once that option appears, enable it by clicking the toggle bar on the right side.

You can now secretly record any phone call without any notification.

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FAQs

Let’s check out some common questions asked by the users.

How do I hide the recording button?

If you want to hide the recording button, first go to the settings app on your smartphone. Then you need to click on the search option at the top of the Settings application and type “Apps” there. All the application settings of your smartphone will appear on your screen.

Choose “Call Recorder” there. Now click on that application and select “notification”. After that, you just need to turn off the notification, which means hiding the recording button.

Can calls be recorded without notice?

Usually, call recording without notice is not possible with the default Android settings. However, you can still do it. Just go to the settings of your smartphone and turn off the notification of the call recorder in the apps settings section. If the call still can’t be recorded without notification, try 3rd party software from your default app store.

Which is the best-hidden call recorder?

Usually, using the default call recording software on your smartphone is better for security reasons. However, if your default call recorder isn’t good enough, you can just go to the app store and search for call recording software.

But make sure to check the reviews and ratings of call recording software before installing it. So, if you install a bad call recorder, it can damage your phone and steal your important information.

By Imran Chowdhury

Imran is a tech-savvy guy, love to share the hacks of technology related tips and tricks, and a certified learner from Android developer platform He has been in the industry since 2017. With his vast knowledge and hundreds of blog publications, he can solve any tech-related problem flawlessly. The main areas of expertise are android and ios app-related problems, tech-tutorial, and operating systems. He explains rocket-science-type difficult things easily so you can follow instructions and solve problems. He is currently working as the founder of Writing hack and some other blogs. His love for writing and solving others' problems sets him apart from other writers.

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