If you are one of those who is running on Ice Cream Sandwich on your
Android smartphone and use it to record videos or to record screen cast videos to share it with friends or any other person, the touch pointer on the screen is very essential to be displayed on the recorded video since it acts as a guide for the user watching the video.
By displaying the area/ icon that we are touching, the person watching the video can easily follow how it goes. Some apps have gesture based controls like swiping to one side or pinch zooming that can be brilliantly displayed using the touch pointer. Here we have come up with some simple tips on
how to display touches on Android screen while recording screen cast on ICS devices.
Tips to Display Touches on Android Screen:
Tip-1: Open the App drawer from your device’s home screen and select the option of Settings. Alternatively you can also pull down the notification bar from the top to have a quick shortcut to Settings option.
Tip-2: After entering into Settings, select the option of Developer Options.
Tip-3: In the set of options that open up, you will find the option of ‘User Interface’
Tip-4: Under the option of User Interface, click on the option of ‘Show Touches’ to enable it. Now your Android smartphone will begin to display the visual feedback for touches.
By enabling this option, you are setting your smartphone to always display touches on the screen. In case you don’t wish to see the pointer tagging every time you make a touch, you can navigate to Settings option and disable it. You can enable it back while recording screen casts by repeating the above mentioned procedure. Thus users running on ICS based devices can display touches on Android screen while recording screen cast on their devices by following the simple tips mentioned above.