How-to Guide

How to Manage Request Recording on ScreenApp

Written by
Andre Smith
Updated on
February 6, 2024

Request recording in ScreenApp opens up a plethora of opportunities for users. You can proctor exams, conduct interviews, create tutorials, and much more. In this support article, we'll guide you through the process of setting up request recording, customizing the generated URL, and utilizing the additional parameters that can be added to the link.

Step-by-Step Guide

  1. Initiating a Request RecordingOpen ScreenApp and find the "Request Recording" button.

Click on it to generate a link for recording.

You will be prompted to enter a title for the recording.

  1. Customizing the URLYou can modify the default values directly in the URL. For instance, if you want to change the title, you can update it in the URL itself. Here's an example of how the URL looks: VariablesYou can add variables for title, email, and name within the URL. Here's how:

Title: Modify the title by changing the value after ?title=. Example: ?title=Interview_With_John

Email: You can add the user's email by appending & to the URL. Example: ?title=Test&

Name: Include the user's name by appending &name=John_Doe to the URL. Example: ?title=Test&

Allowing End Users to Input Their DetailsIf you would like the end user to input their details like name and email, simply remove the parameters from the URL. They will be prompted to enter this information when they access the link.

  1. Completing the RecordingOnce the recording is done, the URL can be closed, and the videos will be automatically uploaded to ScreenApp. These videos are then pushed to your account where you can review, download, or share them as needed.

Request recording on ScreenApp offers a seamless way to capture and manage video content for various use cases. Whether you're conducting interviews, supervising exams, or just capturing a moment, this feature can save you time and effort. By understanding how to customize the URL with different variables, you can tailor the recording experience to suit your needs.

If you have any further questions or require assistance, please contact ScreenApp support. We're here to help!