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Andrew "Drew" Ford

Full Stack Developer from Tauranga, New Zealand

Easy iPhone screenshots with OS X Yosemite

A great new feature added to QuickTime player with OS X Yosemite is the ability to record your iPhones screen, simply by plugging it into your Mac with a lightning cable and setting the recording source to your phone.

It's very easy once your showing the screen on your desktop to take a screenshot.

This will save a nice PNG to your desktop with a tidy version of the status bar (time set to 9:41 AM and the carrier removed).

A clean status bar with the carrier name removed and the time set to 9:41 am

For further details on capturing your iPhone screen check out the post on iDownloadBlog - How to record your iPhone’s screen and hide its carrier name with OS X Yosemite.