Then any phone you put up to your ear will be recorded.This works best on land line phones, but will also work on most cell phones. JK Audio Quick Tap: This device connects between your telephone and it's handset.I own both of them and they both appear to do the exact same thing even though one is more expensive than the other.The expensive model is .49 and claims to be "smart." The part number is In-line Phone Cassette Recorder: This device works just like a regular in-line recorder but it has the added convenience of having a tape recorder built into it.These are great for tapping lines - you could hide one of these in a closet with a tape recorder and nobody would ever know that their phone calls were being recorded.If your tape recorder has a "remote" jack on it, this device will automatically start your tape recorder each time a phone in the house is picked up.I had a problem with the voice activation, though, because the first word would always be half cut off. These can also be picked up at Radio Shack for .99.The part number is Olympus TP-7: This is a very useful device for doing covert recordings in public - we used it for most of our Wal-Mart prank calls when we picked up the phones in their stores to talk to customers.
Maybe you're forgetful and just want to keep a record of your phone calls for later review.
This page should hopefully show you everything you want to know about tapping phones and recording phone calls.
Before we begin, you should know that tapping phones without permission is obviously very illegal. Your own state law might have stricter laws on taping.
The TP-7 sits in your ear and looks like the old cell phone earpiece people used before we had bluetooth earpieces.
The other end plugs into a standard microphone jack on a digital recorder or other recording device.But as you know, speakerphones are annoying to the people you call and you have to take turns talking, as opposed to being able to talk at the same time with any other method.