So a friend of mine was at work a few months back and started running into some abusive crap with her boss. As it was over the phone, I suggested recording it but didn't know how to make that happen quick and easy. She wasn't super tech-savvy and didn't have much on hand so I put together something of a howto for that process.
Hopefully someone will get some use out of it.
The first thing to do is get something to attach the recording device to your phone. I recommend rubber bands but this is what I had on hand:
Essentially they are thin Velcro strips
Then just put your hands on anything that has a long, thin mic:
So essentially this:
And do your best to attach it to the phone. Wrap it around so that the tip of the recorder points at the headset:
Just get it right next to it. Your voice should be roughly the same volume as whomever you’re talking to.
It looks weird but you’re good to go. There’s a program built into every version of Windows that’ll let you record voice audio. Just type Sound into the start menu and it should pop up:
If you have problems, make sure you go through the sound tools inside Control Panel to make sure it’s not muted and is turned up as loud as possible.
[Ignore Speech Recognition.]
That should be all you need.
Even better is one of these things but you have to mess with either your phone or Bluetooth:
Still it’s crazy easy and way simpler to hold it: