How to Record Music From a Mobile Device

It's simple to record music on a computer from a mobile device. All you need is a patch cord and a brain.

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How to Record Music From a Mobile Device
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Insert one end of the patch cord into the external microphone jack on the back of the monitor.

Insert one end of the patch cord into the external microphone jack on the back of the monitor.

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Insert the other end of the patch cord into the headphone jack.

Insert the other end of the patch cord into the headphone jack.

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3
Here is a preview of where to put the patch cord.

Here is a preview of where to put the patch cord.

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Go to your desktop and click system preferences.

Go to your desktop and click system preferences.

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Click the sound icon.

Click the sound icon.

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Select "Line In"

Select "Line In"

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Exit from the system preferences and click garage band.

Exit from the system preferences and click garage band.

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Click "Create New Podcast Episode"

Click "Create New Podcast Episode"

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Name the podcast

Name the podcast

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Click the plus icon

Click the plus icon

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Click Real Instrument Track

Click Real Instrument Track

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Press record, then play the music on the mobile device

Press record, then play the music on the mobile device

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Record as you wish, then press the space bar or stop to stop the recording.

Record as you wish, then press the space bar or stop to stop the recording.

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To export, click share, then "Send song to iTunes"

To export, click share, then "Send song to iTunes"

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Edit the information in the pop up then click share.

Edit the information in the pop up then click share.

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