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Samsung Galaxy S3: How to Record Radio

Radio is one of the apps that will useful for you if you're the one who like to listen to the music without having streaming from the Internet. This of course will help you to save your data and battery. As a note, when you want to use Radio FM app ensure you have to plug the earphone in to your phone because they will act as the antenna.

See also: How to Use Stock FM Radio Applications on Samsung Galaxy S3

While you listening the music at the certain radio station, you can record then save it as audio files to your phone.

How to record radio?
Follow the steps listed below to record the radio station that is currently playing using Radio FM app:
  1. Connect your headset with your phone through headset socket located at the top side.
  2. Go to Apps through Home screen.
  3. Tap FM Radio.
  4. Tap the Power ON icon if required to turn on the radio.
  5. Select the required channel you wish to listen.
  6. Tap Red Circle icon located at the upper left corner of the screen to start recording.
  7. While your phone record the radio, you will see some option at the bottom of the screen. They are:
    • Stop icon: tap this option if you want to stop recording then it will automatically save the audio file as .mp4 format into recording folder.
    • Pause/Resume icon: tap this option if you want to pause or resume recording process.
    • Discard icon: tap this option if you want to stop it without saving.
  8. Finish. Now you have managed to record the radio.

Once you know how to record the certain or your favourite channel, now you can record it directly through the Radio FM apps then listen to the files later. So, have you ever tried to record your favourite radio channel?


  1. But exactly which directory are the files stored?

    1. Hi Carl Draper,
      Thanks for coming.
      Theoretically, the files would be saved in the My Files folder under FMRadio. Or you can also to play the recorded file directly through the Radio FM apps, to see the detail steps kindly visit our post about it here:
      Hope this helps :)

  2. when i listen to radio on samsung s5 when i get alerts the radio switches off how can i stop this ?


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